It's a Sisyphean feat to attempt to sample all the gourmet goodies the Twin Cities has to offer (and not a cheap undertaking, either). No one understands the difficult divide between empty pockets and a hunger for all that our local culinary scene has to offer better than those who chase the new and now on a daily basis. Thankfully, the folks at the Heavy Table extend the invitation for all of us to get a taste of some of the best bites and drinks available on a semi-regular basis with North Coast Nosh. This next Nosh, their ninth, will feature the usual festivities, but they are also hosting a pre-Nosh that includes a Q&A session with folks from Alemar Cheese, Peace Coffee, Gerhard's Brats, and Badger Hill Brewing. The main event includes samples from a myriad of local producers, such as Bad Weather Brewing, B.T. McElrath, Dashfire Bitters, Boom Island Brewing, Gray Duck Chai, Lucille's Kitchen Garden, Moral Omnivore, St. Croix Chocolate Company, Sweet Science Ice Cream, Verdant Tea, and more. There are no hidden fees; the cost of admission allows you to sample all that you can handle. Tickets usually sell out, so plan ahead by ordering them through... More >>>