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Moe’s Original Bar B Que to Open Soon in Jackson Hole

Moe’s Original Bar B Que to Open Soon in Jackson Hole

Sep 20, 2016

After much anticipation Moe’s Original Bar B Que will bring its Alabama-style BBQ and Southern fixins prepared fresh daily in mid-October to 140 N. Cache Street in the former Ripley’s location. With a kitchen that will stay open late, the award-winning restaurant will feature a Southern soul food revival that will fit any budget. While the setting will be family-friendly, there will be a full premium bar offering a lively bar scene complete with HDTVs for sports fans, music, shuffle board and other games upstairs. Large party takeout orders and full service catering with delivery for any size group for parties, business lunches, reunions, weddings and other special events will also be available. Upon entering the 4000 square foot restaurant, guests will walk past chairlifts hanging from the ceiling, ski posters and local JHMR signs in a small dining room filled with dark wooden tables and cafeteria swinging chairs. Menu boards, posters, TVs, concert memorabilia and local art will also fill the walls leading up to an order counter in the main dining room that is directly across from a designed wooden pallet wall. This space will have an industrial feel with a 30 foot tall open ceiling, exposed mechanical system and wood/steel beams. Capacity is 125 inside with bar, banquet and community table seating. There is a beautiful outdoor dining space on the balcony that seats another 16 with views of Snow King and the shops along town square. Additionally, a private event space upstairs is available for smaller gatherings from viewing football games to birthday parties. “After being a fan of Moe’s Original Bar B Que in college and having a love of the mountains and skiing, I moved out west to work at the corporate headquarters in Vail, CO. I knew it was time to open a location of my own after learning all aspects of the company for five years,” said co-owner David Fogg. “When the founding partners told me that Tom Fay was interested in opening a Moe’s in another world class ski town, I was very interested. After meeting Tom and seeing his success in owning Pinky G’s, I was easily sold and knew it was a perfect fit to partner with him on this venture.” Recognized with many awards, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has been named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the...

Jackson Hole Brings the Dining to the Table

Jackson Hole Brings the Dining to the Table

Jun 30, 2016

When starting this feature, I was writing a travel piece on everything that Jackson Hole has to offer. What I found was a culinary experience worth its own showcase. The restaurants in this list are only a sampling of the various dining that Jackson Hole brings to the table. Stop into Street Food at the Stagecoach for great eats on the way to the Village or coming off the pass. Husband and wife team Marcos Hernandez and Amelia Hatchard met while working at the Four Seasons before venturing out on their own with this global cantina. While the regular burger is grilled to perfection, the lamb burger should definitely be tried as all of the ingredients really complement each other. The overall menu has a lot of varied options, but be sure and check out the daily specials on the board for things like the highly popular Chipotle Cream Shrimp Quesadillas as well. While the unassuming dining room is off the bar in the Stagecoach, there is an enjoyable outside dining area with plenty of room to relax while the kids run around. **In the Know: The Habanero Hot Sauce is made and bottled in the restaurant ready to sell. If you’re looking for down-home cooking, take a step into Café Genevieve. While the Southern-inspired cuisine wins acolades all by itself, it’s also a charming place as the restaurant is housed in a historic log cabin listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Focusing its food and cocktails by the season, this cafe is open daily and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you’re lucky when you come in for brunch, you might see the Crabcake Benedict on the menu but if not, Fried Chicken and Waffles are always a perfect go to item. If you are passionate about the origin of your food, know that Cafe Genevieve sources it products from local ranchers and farmers to ensure sustainable ingredients. In the summer enjoy Cafe Genevieve’s bustling, sunny patio with excellent people watching and dogs welcome.**In the Know: Pig Candy, a thick applewood smoked bacon, coated with a blend of sugars and spices and baked low-and-slow, is available for sale on the website. Using fresh seasonal ingredients, E.leaven Food Company offers appealing meals made from scratch. In addition to serving breakfast all day...

Jackson Hole Melts Away the Winter Blues

Jackson Hole Melts Away the Winter Blues

Mar 10, 2016

While the winter weather in Jackson Hole is usually frosty, there is always a great amount of things to do.  The main winter draw of the area is the ski resorts that include Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Snow King Resort as well as Grand Targhee Resort. Located just 12 miles northwest of town, Jackson Hole boasts an elevation of 10,450 feet and is known for steep terrains while Snow King overlooks the town, offers night skiing and is the oldest ski resort in Wyoming. Just over an hour away, Grand Targhee is known to have deep powder, short lift lines and terrains for all abilities. Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee often receive an average annual snowfall of more than 500 inches while Snow King sees about 66 inches. If you want to get more extreme on the mountains, Heli, Snowcat and Backcountry Tours are always an option. Even if you do not ski or snowboard and are not out on the slopes, travelers will not run of out of things to do as there is something for everyone to enjoy. In addition to skiing or riding the 32 runs on this summit, Snow King Mountain Resort offers lots of winter fun. We had a great time snow tubing where there are three groomed slopes to slide down and a rope pull to get you back up top. This is a great activity for the entire family as anyone over 42″ tall can participate. Then there’s the Cowboy Coaster that has a mile of twists and turns with incredible views, while the Exum Ice Park offers ice climbing which is great for beginners or experts wanting to hone their skills on the frozen waterfalls. Whatever of these activities you choose, just be sure and bundle up! There are also two National parks, Grand Teton and Yellowstone, in the area that provide a variety of experiences. While there are a vast amount of sightseeing and wildlife tours available, we jumped on Brushbuck Tours‘ four hour Grand Teton dusk tour. Our tour guide was Duane, who was full of information and knew exactly where to stop to spot all of the best wildlife. While Grand Teton National Park encompasses 310,000 acres, it is home to numerous large mammals, elk, moose, mule deer, pronghorn, bison, bighorn sheep, bear, and wolves that...

3rd Annual Firkin Fest Announced in Downtown Mobile, AL

3rd Annual Firkin Fest Announced in Downtown Mobile, AL

Mar 2, 2016

Presented by Moe’s Original Bar B Que and Budweiser Busch Distributing, the 3rd Annual Firkin Festival will be held on Saturday, April 2nd at 701 Spring Hill Avenue in Mobile, AL. Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the festival indulges craft beer lovers that include novices and aficionados alike. As the beer offerings continue to grow, Yellowhammer Brewing, Back Forty Beer Company, Cahaba Brewing, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Tallgrass Brewing Company, Fairhope Brewing Company, Black Warrior Brewing Company, Rocket Republic Brewing Company, Avondale Brewing, Serda Brewing, Big Beach Brewing Company, Grayton Beer Company and Druid City Brewing will be poured for sampling. “Participating breweries will showcase distinctive cask ale in a firkin, a barrel made of stainless steel that holds 10.8 gallons of beer,” said Jana Sobolic, Craft Manager for Budweiser-Busch Distributing. “Firkins are unique in the sense that the beer goes through a secondary fermentation in the vessel.” During and after the celebration of beers, entertainment will include live music with performances by Winston Ramble, Festival Expressions and Mulligan Brothers. Doors open at 2pm with a tapping ceremony at 2:30pm. Sampling ends at 5:30pm with an awards ceremony at 6pm. Available on Etix.com or at Moe’s downtown location, tickets are $22 in advance and $25 in the day of event. Ticket includes sampling of all 13 casks, glass, crawfish, music, koozie, literature, and ticket for voting. Located in the upper part of Dauphin in downtown Mobile, the 7400 square foot Moe’s Original Bar B Que features a hot nightlife scene with full premium bars, high definition TVs and an entertainment venue that showcases live music from top bands. Named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints and BBQ Chains in America, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has 40 other locations in AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, LA, ME, NC, OH, SC, TN and VA. The popular restaurant features a Southern soul food revival with everything prepared fresh daily. For additional information about the event or Moe’s Original Bar B Que,...

The 5th Annual Ride Festival in Telluride, Colorado

The 5th Annual Ride Festival in Telluride, Colorado

Jun 17, 2015

The 5th Annual Ride Festival is set to take place on July 11th & 12th in Telluride, Colorado. Since its debut in 2012, The RIDE Festival has quickly garnered a reputation among music fans as a thoughtfully curated Americana/rock festival with music that flawlessly compliments the stunning Colorado setting. Additionally, the close proximity to the many outdoor activities that Telluride and Southern Colorado have to offer help make the 
festival a unique destination event. Attendees can enjoy hiking, biking, hot springs, and so much more in a truly majestic setting. This amazing music-filled weekend kicks off on Friday, July 10th with a free outdoor sunset concert in the scenic Mountain Village. Then on Saturday and Sunday, the main stage lineup will perform on the world renowned Fred Shellman Stage in beautiful Telluride Town Park. Saturday acts include Dorothy, Zella Day, The Temperance Movement, Trigger Hippy, Jonny Lang, Gov’t Mule and Widespread Panic while Sunday brings Mike Farris Gospel, Baskery, Moon Taxi, Current Swell, North Mississippi Allstars and Widespread Panic. After the festival NightRide starts when music spills out into local venues along Main Street for late night shows by emerging talent. At Sheridan Opera House, look for musical acts featuring Dorothy on Friday at 9:00 p.m. and Zella Day at 10:30 p.m., Trigger Hippy on Saturday at 11:00 p.m., and North Mississippi Allstars on Sunday at 11:00 p.m. At Fly Me To The Moon Saloon, The Yawpers play on Friday at 10:00 p.m., Ayron Jones on Saturday at 10:00 p.m. and The Temperance Movement at 11:30 p.m. and Bloodkin performs on Sunday at 10:30 p.m. At The Roma Jefferey Foucault entertains the crowds on Friday and Saturday nights at 10:00 p.m. Lastly, High Pie has Half Ton Marmot on Friday at 10:00 p.m. and Band of Heathens on Saturday at 10:30 p.m.  Tickets for all NightRIDE shows are free to festival pass holders except for The Sheridan Opera House shows. General admission weekend passes are $175.00 and VIP weekend passes run $375.00, plus fees. For additional information or tickets to the Ride Festival,...

Andrews Entertainment District Presents Andrews Wine Festival

Andrews Entertainment District Presents Andrews Wine Festival

Mar 23, 2015

The 2nd Annual Andrews Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, March 28th at Andrews Entertainment District in Buckhead. For $35, general admission guests will enjoy a sampling of over 100 wines and receive the 2015 Andrews Wine Festival tasting book starting at 2pm. For $75, VIPs will start with a reception beginning at 1pm that includes a tasting of over 145 wines including 45 premium wines, light bites from Cellar 56 and Czar Ice Bar and access to meet the winemakers, principles and distillers such as Julie Johnson of Tres Sabores Winery, Jeremy Baker – Thomas George Estates & Noble Tree and Pete & Terri Kight – Quivira & Torbreck. Limited to 150 VIP participants, there will also be three intimate and informative seminars including Introduction to Cocktail Mixology at 2pm, Old World vs New World at 3pm and Wine 101 at 4pm hosted by master sommeliers including Michael McNeill. Also, included in the VIP package is a Reidel Tasting Glass, two complimentary non-special event Improv tickets and a $20 Gift Card to Czar Ice Bar or Cellar 56, both to be used on a future date. “We are excited to again offer such a distinctive wine event,” said Andrews Entertainment President Steve de Haan. “Additionally, we plan to donate a portion of the proceeds from the festival to the giving kitchen, an organization that provides crisis grants to members of Atlanta’s restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship.” Located in the heart of Buckhead at 56 East Andrews Drive NW, Andrews Entertainment District is a world class destination with exceptional dining, entertainment, and nightlife scene. With diverse and distinct venues, conveniently located in over 30,000 square feet under one roof, Andrews Entertainment District is the home of East Andrews, Atlanta Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, Cellar 56, Czar Ice Bar,  Stillhouse Craft Burgers & Moonshine,  Andrews Upstairs, Prohibition, and Sal’s Pizzeria. Featuring Atlanta’s hottest DJs, live entertainment, the best cocktails, and a lively bar scene, Andrews Entertainment District is where Atlanta goes out for a night out on the town. For additional information about Andrews Entertainment District or to purchase tickets, please visit www.andrewsdistrict.com....