With the advent of Dunn Brothers, the T-Wolves, and Zubaz, the ’80s truly were the best and worst of times. Witness a few of the decade’s food/drink and music pairings.
Summit Brewing Great Northern Porter and "That’s What Friends Are For"
In 1985, Dionne Warwick and Stevie Wonder recorded their hit. A year later, Mark Stutrud listened to that hit during the release of his St. Paul brewery’s Great Northern Porter.
Buffalo Wild Wings and "I Love Rock N’ Roll"
Guys and gals who liked to get rowdy enjoyed 1982 when Buffalo Wild Wings opened its first wing-and-beer-slinging good times emporium and Joan Jett dropped her seminal single.
The Dairy Queen Blizzard and "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
In 1985, DQ introduced the Blizzard, and George Michael’s Wham! introduced a song that reminded 10-year-old Jason’s parents to never go to DQ while he was asleep.
Rainbow Chinese and "Girls, Girls, Girls"
The Mötley Crüe song peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard charts in 1987, so it makes sense to pair it with Tammy Wong’s Eat Street Chinese food institution and its legendary sweet and sour sauce.