Ben E. Keith Company

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Karbach Brewing's Grand Opening Brings a Big Crowd

    Karbach's banana-flavored wheat beer is already a hit.​At last night's grand opening for Karbach Brewing, Rich Arnold walked over to me with a glass of Karbach's Weisse Versa wheat in hand. "Have you ever had a beer that tastes so much like..." "Banana!" we both finished at the same time. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Brew Blog: Deschutes Brewery

    ​Many excellent West Coast and Pacific Northwest brewers have long shown the good sense to ship their wares to Texas, and Deschutes Brewery has now joined the party in a real way, too. The Bend, Oregon brewery has inked a deal with Ben E. Keith Beverages to expand its local reach. Of course ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Beer Nerds Rejoice

    ​Typically we would never celebrate a prominent distributor of Anheuser-Busch beers (or even mention that dreaded name), but we can make an exception for something this cool. Fort Worth-based Ben E. Keith Beverage, the nation's third-largest beer wholesaler, has partnered with other distribut ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 18, 2009

    Not So Clear Cut

    What are you really eating when you order fajitas in a Tex-Mex restaurant?

  • Dining

    October 26, 2006

    Bahn Xeo Buffet

    Kim Son goes all-you-can-eat in a lavish new location on Bellaire

  • Dining

    August 8, 2002

    How Do You Take It?

    Our intrepid driving diner discovers the Bright & Early Coffee stand and why Houstonians like their brew weak

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Fish Fraud

    Passing off cheap fish for expensive red snapper is against the law. But no one enforces the regulations. So Texas restaurants are free to rip you off.