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RED Episode #81: Lessons Learned, Your Childhood Comfort Foods, & Big Storm Head Coffee Roaster Chris Ramsey

RUN

This week was not a travel week for us, so on to training updates! Aimee has learned a couple of really great lessons.  Like is starting late in the day to complete a long run in Florida really smart?  Also, isn’t it just a great feeling to get it done?  Dana is also really close to being cleared to start intervals again!  It’s International Podcast Day!  What podcasts do you listen to when you are out there pounding the pavement?  We share some.  Let us know yours!

EAT

We asked and you responded with your favorite comfort foods and where to get them!

Some places you mentioned were:

Bullig Coffee and Bites  in Fort Myers, FL - Morgan “The Moose” Wright on Facebook

Thinh Asian Kitchen  and Saigon Deli - Trang Bryan on Facebook and Instagram

Burro Cheese Kitchen  and Wholly Cow in Austin, TX- Transforming Tobi on Instagram

Ledger in Salem, MA - Michael Leslie on Instagram

Ramsey’s Diner in Lexington, KY - Suzanne on Instagram

Charley’s Steakhouse in Tampa, FL -Steph from the vacation planning website www.justadayinparadise.com

Rib City in various locations - Stephanie Swan on Instagram (Thanks for your email!)

DRINK

It’s National Coffee Day!  You know how we feel about coffee!  How do we celebrate?  With a very special guest.  Did you know that Big Storm is also a coffee company? Big Storm Coffee Company’s head roaster, Chris Ramsey, joins us for a very special interview to celebrate the day!  He talks Big Storm Coffee, how he got started, and what’s important in a good cup of coffee.

We will share more from our chat with Chris throughout the week, so stay tuned to our social media and be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss those Quick Bites we will share from our interview with Chris!

Follow Big Storm Coffee Company’s social media here:

https://www.facebook.com/bigstormcoffee/

https://twitter.com/bigstormcoffee 

https://www.instagram.com/bigstormcoffee/ 

Also, a special thank you to John Schroeder at Big Storm Brewing in Cape Coral for arranging this interview with Chris and for filming our Instagram and Facebook live videos to celebrate National Coffee Day! Go check them out if you haven’t yet on our social media.  

THAT’S A WRAP

Are there races we should try?  How do you mix up your training to stay motivated for the longer runs?  Want to reach us with a tip, trick, or recommendations?  Our email is info@runeatdrink.net. Or you can call with your “runcation” tips at 941- 677-2733.  

Thank you for listening! We are looking forward to another great year of the podcast because of all your support! Don’t forget to follow us and let us know where to find you next on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Also checkout our new store on the website and get some swag, compliments of Pure Creative Apparel. Thanks to PodcastMusic.com for providing the music for this episode, too!

Special thanks to Warby Parker for sponsoring this week’s show!  Don’t forget to check out www.warbyparkertrial.com/red!  Get a free 5-day in-home trial of 5 frames shipped to you at no charge.  We thank Warby Parker again for sponsoring this week’s show

RED Episode #80: Dana’s Infinity Hunt

RUN

This week was not a travel week for us, so on to training updates!  Aimee completed speed work this weekend and will complete a long run on the upcoming weekend to stay on track for SouthernMost Half Marathon, Wine and Dine, and Jeff Galloway’s race weekend!  Dana completed a 9-miler and has lessons he learned on the road to help you on your next long one!

EAT

This week Dana takes us on an Infinity Hunt!  This was a local Marvel-themed event involving local taprooms and breweries!  What a fun collaboration!  Solving clues to locate all the infinity stones was hard work!  

During the hunt, he got hungry and ordered food from Paradise Pizza to be delivered to Big Storm Brewing in Cape Coral.  He has a recap of a chicken tenders basket and we talk about other offerings on the menu we want to try.

DRINK

Dana went to Eight-Foot Brewing, Big Storm Brewing, No. 3 Craft Brews, Big Blue Brewing, and Scotty’s Bierwerks, before returning to Eight-Foot to finish the final step of the Infinity Hunt.  Don’t worry, he followed the advice we always give:  Bring a designated driver or ride share to stay safe!

Big Storm Brewing - Munich Dunkel

No. 3 Craft Brews - Innis and Gunn Kindred Spirits Stout

Big Blue Brewing - Chocolate Milk Stout

Scotty’s Bierwerks - Irish Red Ale

Eight-Foot Brewing - Florida Wheat

NEXT WEEK

It’s National Coffee Day!  You know how we feel about coffee!  How do we celebrate?  Tune in and find out!

THAT’S A WRAP

Are there races we should try? Want to reach us with a tip, trick, or recommendations?  Want to recap a race on our show that everyone should run?  Our email is info@runeatdrink.net. Or you can call and leave us a message at 941- 677-2733.  

Thank you for listening! We are looking forward to another great year of the podcast because of all your support! Don’t forget to follow us and let us know where to find you next on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Also checkout our new store on the website and get some swag, compliments of Pure Creative Apparel. Thanks to PodcastMusic.com for providing the music for this episode, too!

Special thanks to Warby Parker for sponsoring this week’s show!  Don’t forget to check out www.warbyparkertrial.com/red!  Get a free 5-day in-home trial of 5 frames shipped to you at no charge.  We thank Warby Parker again for sponsoring this week’s show!

RED Episode 77: Anchorage RunFest Half Marathon, Glacier Brewhouse, and Moosestooth Pub

RUN

Welcome back to Anchorage RunFest!  This week we recap our half marathon experience.  This race includes beautiful weather with the exception of a really strong head or tail wind from time to time and beautiful mostly off-road course.  It is mainly flat and scenery is simply amazing. Beautiful trails with picturesque water views, beautiful trees, and a paved course.  The time limit is so generous and you get to interact with others on the course that are running the full marathon and the 49k race.  Other runners on this course are so friendly!  The water and sports drink stops as well as port-a-potties are plentiful so you have what you need to be successful.  The medal is a beautiful metallic purple reflective color.  And we ran into Bart Yasso on the way back to the finish line in downtown Anchorage.    There was a complimentary beer from Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse after the race was over.  We’d come back and do this one again!

EAT

After the half marathon we really indulged by celebrating at Glacier Brewhouse.  We’d say that this is a special occasion kind of meal.  Good news:  reservations are taken on Open Table and we highly recommend them.  We had an appetizer of Smoked Salmon Dip that was delicious.  Alder wood grilled entrees are plentiful on this menu, including a Ribeye we had.  We also sampled the Herb-Crusted Alaska Halibut.  We each added a half pound of the Alaskan King Crab Legs because when in Alaska... you know what to do! We finished off the meal with the Original Peanut Butter Pie.  Everything was so tasty and Travis was a great server!  We recommend this place for sure.  We will be talking about their beer on an upcoming Quick Bite, so stay tuned!

DRINK

Moose’s Tooth serves Broken Tooth Brewing Beer and when we were waiting for and eating the amazing pizza that we talked about on Episode 76 , we sampled a few of their original beers.  Dana’s offerings were cleverly named Van Damme Belgian Strong Ale and Darth Delirium Belgian-Style Stout, while Aimee had Chugach Sessions Cream Ale and Hard Apple Ale. They have a wide variety and something for every palate.  We wanted to try them all!

THAT’S A WRAP

Stay tuned for more from Anchorage because we couldn’t fit all the amazing food and beverage in one episode, as you can already tell!

Want to reach us with a tip, trick, or recommendations?  Our email is info@runeatdrink.net. Or you can call with your “runcation” tips at 941- 677-2733.  

Thank you for listening! We are looking forward to another great year of the podcast because of all your support! Don’t forget to follow us and let us know where to find you next on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Also checkout our new store on the website and get some swag, compliments of Pure Creative Apparel.  Thank you, Pure Creative Apparel, for sponsoring this week’s show!  Thanks to PodcastMusic.com for providing the music for this episode, too!