Cantonese pirate Ching Shih (1775-1844) left prostitution to terrorize the China Sea with a fleet of 1,800 ships & more than 80,000 pirates. She was so powerful that the Chinese emperor offered her amnesty. So she took her loot, opened a gambling house & lived happily for a further 34 years.
Food isn’t always an afterthought at breweries: take, for example, these spots that put almost as much love into their food menus as they do to their tap offerings. Come for the brisket and IPA. Stay for the dan dan noodles and lager.