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Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Hugh Acheson Episode

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first_img Editors’ Recommendations Further ReadingThe Manual Awards 2018: The Best of Athens, GeorgiaSouthern Food and Slow Cookers: An Interview with Hugh AchesonAcheson Shares Some of His Tastiest Slow Cooker RecipesCreature Comforts Brewing Co. is the Rising Star of Athens, GeorgiaBeards, Booze, and Bacon with Jessi Singh A Rev-ealing Conversation About IndyCar Racing with Takuma Sato Learning About Finger Wrestling, Mountain Cheese, and More Fun from Germany Talking Food Trucks and Fusion Cuisine with The Peached Tortilla’s Eric Silversteincenter_img Kicking It With Timber Joey of the Portland Timbers Soccer Team What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is dedicated to helping men live a more engaged life. Each week, our editors and guests get together for a round-table discussion about what’s new, exciting, and unique in the men’s lifestyle world. So pop open your favorite brew, step into your man cave, and start streaming.For this week’s episode of Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Podcast, the roundtable of Food and Spirits Editor Sam Slaughter, Social Media Manager Jake Rossman, and fearless host Greg Nibler sits down with the inimitable chef, Hugh Acheson, to talk about one of the winners of The Manual Awards 2018: Athens, Georgia.From how he established his restaurant empire to his favorite places to eat in town, Acheson walks the group through the best that this burgeoning college town has to offer. In the process, we cover why slow cookers are making a comeback, how cooking a good meal in a slow cooker takes more than just setting it and forgetting it, what it’s like to balance the responsibilities of running multiple restaurants with festival appearance, television spots, and writing books.Acheson also tells us what he’s most interested in culinarily and why. Hint: Some of it has to do with Indian food a la our previous podcast with chef Jessi Singh! Talking Rum, Cocktails, and Tiki with The Bamboo Room’s Kevin Beary last_img read more