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    September 17, 2014

    Hop Garden in Longfellow Ends First Growing Season on a Sweet Note

    Tom LaPitz idles in the doorway of a gardening shed. It rained this morning, and the sky threatens to spill again. Still, he stands defiant, with thick yellow gloves in hand and a pocket full of confidence. "Somebody's gonna show," he says, and they do -- more than 85 students of America's favorit ... More >>

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    November 18, 2013

    Badger Hill Brewing looks south of the river

    Badger Hill Brewing Company started making beer in 2012, sharing production space with Lucid and Bad Weather in a unique arrangement. Currently the brewery is prepping for a move to their own turf, trying to finalize on a property in the southern suburbs. The family run brewery was founded by husban ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Beer fests abound in and around the Twin Cities

    The proliferation of beer fests in and around the Twin Cities is getting intense. You can't turn around anymore without tripping over at least one celebration of suds. They are getting so thick that most weekends offer more than one to choose from. I've spent the last three Saturdays imbibing at som ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    Beer Dabbler Highland Fest and All Pints North Beer Fest this Saturday

    Saturday is a big day for beer fests. In the Twin Cities the Beer Dabbler returns for the fourth annual Highland Fest event in St. Paul. For those up north or headed up north there's the first ever All Pints North festival in Duluth, sponsored by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. Tickets are still ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012
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    June 25, 2012

    Blind beer tastings and yoga in a vineyard this Week in Food

    Drinking has gotten more adventurous lately, or so this Week in Food has led us to believe. Whether you're doing yoga in a vineyard (and topping it with a glass of wine) or doing blind tastings of 28 specially chosen beers, it's almost like Outward Bound for folks who like to tipple.

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    January 9, 2012

    (Food) love is in the air this Week in Food

    No one wants to think about Valentine's Day right after the holidays, but love is in the air this week--whether it's a love of beer, a desire for slimming soups, or a cheap date night for your sweetheart. 1/10 Kings Wine Bar has the perfect way to woo your latest: Tuesday night is its Tasting for ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Best of Hot Dish, December 26-30, 2011

    ‚ÄčAs we approach the new year dreaming of what's to come and meditating on the days that have passed, let's celebrate with sumptuous feasts and perfect drinks, toasting to all of our blessings.Here are a few of the week's top stories.~Get the latest scoop on the local restaurant scene with our Mont ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    Better Beer Society celebrates launch with 2 events

    Better Beer Society has some great events in store​The Better Beer Society (BBS) came roaring out of the chutes last month with announcements and articles heralding its arrival on the Twin Cities beer scene. The project of Robin Schellman, a certified cicerone and regional representative of th ... More >>