Why The Mind Of A Chef is a Must Watch for Restaurateurs

The Mind of a Chef stands out as a rather unusual method for food television. It’s less about  scripted, choreographed moments designed to entertain in easily consumed bites, and more about deep-diving into a chef’s life. And deep-dive it does into each chef’s motivation, their influences outside the realm of food, and more importantly, what it takes to be a chef at that level. It’s a celebration of food and culture, with the guest chef also acting as the host. Continue reading “Why The Mind Of A Chef is a Must Watch for Restaurateurs”

The Best Beer and Music Pairings Every Pub Needs

We are constantly surrounded by sensory stimuli, like sound, sensation, scent, and colour—all of which influence our taste. We wouldn’t think music would have such an impact on taste, but science proves otherwise.

Since drinking and listening to music are both sensory experiences, it makes sense that they affect each another. In fact, the flavour perception of beer can be greatly enhanced by listening to the right jams.

As per a study published in Frontiers in Psychology done with The Brussels Beer Project and English band The Editors where the focus was on the influence of background music on the beer-tasting experience, it was found that rock music pairs best with malt beers that have a roasted grain flavour, slight sweetness, and notes of spice and/or chocolate. Continue reading “The Best Beer and Music Pairings Every Pub Needs”