Episode 8 - Ryan Soroka of 8th Wonder Brewery
CultureMap Food Editor and host Eric Sandler is joined this week by guest co-host Mary Clarkson, owner of L’Olivier. Eric and Mary take a look at some of the news from the Houston restaurant and bar scene including, veteran chef John Sheely’s return to the kitchen with Lowbrow, the Impossible Burger food trend making its way to Houston, and some of the best stops for ice cream. Plus Eric and Mary discuss some of the new restaurants and bars that are opening in Houston this summer such as, Oxbow 7, Theodore Rex, A’Bouzy, and more. Then in the Restaurants of the Week section Eric and Mary discuss Balls Out Burger and Better Luck Tomorrow.
This week our guest of the week is Ryan Soroka, co-founder of 8th Wonder Brewery. Eric and Ryan discuss how 8th Wonder Brewery got started, how important it is for the brewery to be a hangout for people, what 8th Wonder does to stand out from the rest of the local beer market crowd, opening a location in San Antonio, what the future holds for 8th Wonder Brewery, their approach to beer trends, the future for the local beer market, whether they would be open to being acquired by another company, and much more! Plus Eric puts Ryan through the vaunted What’s Eric Eating lightning round.
What’s Eric Eating’s Guest of the Week section is brought to you by 8th Wonder Brewery. Visit 8thwonderbrew.com for brews, events, taproom info, and more!
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