Brad Jackson
Brad Jackson
bradjackson
Brad Jackson is a writer and radio personality whose work has appeared at ABC, CBS, Fox News, and multiple radio programs. He was the longtime host and producer of Coffee & Markets, an award-winning podcast and radio show with more than 1500 episodes. Guests included politicians, Wall Street experts, best-selling author Brad Thor, economist Art Laffer, journalists Michael Barone, Jim Pethokoukis and Andrew Malcolm, as well as Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees. Brad covers all things edible and cultural for The Federalist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @bradwjackson.
For National Donut Day, I Ate The Best Donuts In Dallas

For you, dear reader, I ordered a dozen of Top Pot Doughnuts’ best donuts, even without my gallbladder.

40 Years Ago, Star Wars Changed Movies Forever

The film kicked off a series that would change the meaning of the term blockbuster, revolutionize special effects, and bring modern movie merchandising to the world.

I Tried A Meal Kit Delivery Service, And Here’s How It Tasted

It’s not orecchiette you’re going to have from an Italian grandmother, but considering the convenience and ease of preparation, I was impressed.

I’ve Got A Bombshell Summertime Beer

Light, creamy, a little bready, with a just a touch of hops to even it out, Bombshell Blonde Ale is the summer beer.

The Donut-Ice Cream Sandwich Is The Perfect Indulgence For Your Inner Fat Kid

Frankly, it’s amazing I didn’t end up in a diabetic coma as a result of the whole indulgent affair, but looking back at that day eight years ago, it is still one of my fondest food memories.

With Heineken’s Lagunitas Pickup, Big Beer Keeps Swilling Microbreweries

In 2015, Heineken bought a 50 percent stake in the California brewery, and earlier this month they gobbled up the other 50 percent, meaning Lagunitas has officially sold out to big beer.

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Tries To Be The ‘Force Awakens’ Of Its Franchise

BioWare had to find a way to tell a new story that felt ‘Mass Effect’ without being about the main characters we all fell in love with.

Why You Really Need To Drink A Beer Fit For A Wookiee

Different levels of flavors, like the different colors of a Wookiee’s coat, emerge as you drink this beer. It’s a journey.

Don’t Make It Take A Hospital Stay To Get You To Try Jell-O

As I ate the first bite of the cherry Jell-O, it warmed my heart and made all that pain slip away.

For A Refreshing Whitbier, Take A Voyage To France

Today’s Val d’Ainan brewery in France brews a La Dauphine beer, a perfect way to honor vintage sailing vessels and the beverage probably sloshing around in barrels below deck.

8 Rules To Ensure You Don’t Ruin Delicious Beer

It’s easy to find really good beer just about everywhere. The best way to drink that beer is fresh at a brewery or bar. When you can’t do that, do this.

It’s Never Been Easier To Get Really Good Food Delivered

Just about no matter where you live, you have plenty of options. From Uber Eats to Grubhub or one of your local services, you can get all sorts of cuisines brought to your doorstep.

40 Years Later, George Lucas Basks In The Glow Of Star Wars

At Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this weekend, George Lucas is getting credit for today’s quality Star Wars productions. For the most part that’s fair.

How To Make A Good Beer Cocktail

Owl’s Brew makes a mixer that is English breakfast tea with lemon peel, lemon juice, and lime juice. It’s some creamy, tea-flavored, citrus goodness that really adds something to a quality IPA.

I Ate Peeps Oreos So You Don’t Have To

Is combining these marshmallowy Easter treats with Oreo cookies a good idea? Well, they’re not terrible.

What Happens When A Normal Guy Cooks His Way Through Ferran Adrià’s Cookbook

In his cookbook ‘The Family Meal,’ world-renowned chef Ferran Adrià details many of the private meals he made for his staff before they began service.

What Green Beer From The French Alps Tastes Like

Brewing amidst these giant mountains is Brasserie du Mont-Blanc, a brewery that dates back to the early 1800s. They only brew a handful of beers, but among them is La Verte, a green beer.

We’ll Always Have Parisian Beer

My world-traveling wife just returned from Paris and brought me back a treat: French beer!

Coffee And Markets Podcast: The Fed In A Donald Trump Administration

The Coffee and Markets Podcast is back! Listen now to Brad Jackson and Francis Cianfrocca discuss tax reform, the Fed, and more.

Enjoy A Great American Wit Beer To Toast Mark Twain

Three Nations Brewing Company, a small brewery out of Farmer’s Branch, Texas produces an American Wit beer that brandishes an image of Mark Twain.