Craft Food Meets Craft Beer

Craft Food Meets Craft Beer

Hops Kitchen’s vibrant menus bring a fresh beat to the culinary scene When Chef Michael Pustai opened Hops Kitchen at Basic City Beer Co in 2017, it was the first business he’d ever launched. With open air kitchens and no employees, he was propelled by a vision and a love…

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Back to the Basics: brewing beer and sharing history with Basic City Beer Co.

Back to the Basics: brewing beer and sharing history with Basic City Beer Co.

Boom Town to Brewery Basic City once sat at the crossroads of two railroads and the coming industrial boom. Founded in 1890, the town experienced a three-year rally of manufacturing investments in the “basic” process of turning pig iron into steal. For its moment, prior to a national depression beginning…

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The Art of Innovation with E-N Computers

The Art of Innovation with E-N Computers

Unexpected Beginnings The information technology field is full of unexpected beginnings, from Bill Gates dropping out of college to launch Microsoft, to Mark Zuckerberg inventing Facebook while living in the hallways of Harvard. Ian MacRae’s journey began in its own unexpected way, right here in the Valley, in a local…

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