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Blue Dog’s Asian-Inspired Drinks

Blue Dog’s Asian-Inspired Drinks 900 685 Chloe

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States. With two brand new sodas added to Blue Dog’s lineup, we wanted to showcase all products that…

Shonen for All Ages!

Shonen for All Ages! 1800 1185 Chloe

“Shonen” means boy or “few years” in Japanese. Blue Dog’s newest and exciting product Shonen Soda was crafted by Japanese-American, Ryan Hashimoto. Blue Dog staff had the chance to meet…

Think Globally, Act Locally: 7 California Craft Beverages

Think Globally, Act Locally: 7 California Craft Beverages 2000 1333 Ben

Think Globally, Act Locally When I was in high-school I remember the catchphrase of the day was “Think Globally, Act Locally.”  I remember struggling to figure out how I could…

Join the Craft Soda Revival!

Join the Craft Soda Revival! 500 333 Ben

Leading the Root Beer Revival! I laugh every time I see a case of Sparky’s Fresh Draft Root Beer.  Printed on the box in big red letters it says LEADING…

8 Great High-Quality Waters to Set Your Restaurant Apart

8 Great High-Quality Waters to Set Your Restaurant Apart 811 357 Chrystal

What sets your restaurant or bar and grill apart from the competition? Do your customers prefer sparkling or still waters? Perhaps, even, a quality mineral water? With over 20 years…

Hops + Tea = Hoptonic Tea

Hops + Tea = Hoptonic Tea 439 370 Chrystal

Do you crave the cold crisp taste of a good beer, but need to avoid the alcohol? How about a tea that is brewed with the same hops that give…

Top Restaurant Suppliers In Northern California

Top Restaurant Suppliers In Northern California 812 432 Chrystal

Starting a Restaurant? Perhaps, seeking a beverage or food distributor for your existing bar and grill?  Look no further because we have compiled a great list for all your establishment’s…

New Product Announcement: TACO WORKS

New Product Announcement: TACO WORKS 389 137 Chrystal

San Luis Obispo, California is home to the delicious Taco Works chips. They has been around since 1976. Taco Works started as a family-run Mexican Restaurant that became the Taco…

A Porch for the Pickle Patch

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Have you had a chance to explore the heart of California’s Gold Country that runs along Hwy 49? If not, you really ought to!  You’ll find quaint towns with wine…

THINK Jerky

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Who doesn’t love a good jerky from time to time, am I right? There’s quite a few choices out there and there are some brands that have stood the test…