If you’ve ever tried a food or beverage you’ve seen recommended on a blog or social media account, chances are that you’ve been “Spon Conned.” Sponsored Content is a stealthy form of advertorial for the digital age and it’s our first topic of Episode 15.
In our second course, we try to wrap our minds around “New Belgium + Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale” and other corporate collaborations on branded comestibles. And our third course is a survey of the sad state of pub food in our suds-crazy nation. Why must beer and fine dining be mutually exclusive?
Panelist Andy Kryza is senior editor at Thrillist; Lucy Burningham is a certified Cicerone and beer author; and Jeff Alworth is a beverage expert whose newest book is ‘The Secrets of Master Brewers.’ Our host is Katherine Cole.