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  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Oktoberfest

    Last weekend saw numerous Oktoberfest celebrations around town, but with that out-of-season 80-degree sunshine, it was a bit more Fourth of July in spirit. This week the temperatures have dropped and the sky is a bit more ominous -- and it's time to celebrate Oktoberfest again. See also: Drink You ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013
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    October 1, 2012

    October arrives filled with fests this Week in Food

    Oooh October. The first of the month ushers in a month of great eating: pumpkin beers, end-of-season bounties (squash!), and all the candy your cavities can handle. Ease yourself in with a week of fun fall events. 10/1 The first day of October has us thinking about one thing: Oktoberfest at the Bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Beer and kielbasa aid in post-fair recovery this Week in Food

    While the end of the State Fair can feel like a greasy death of sorts, we're happy to say this Week in Food should perk you right up thanks to a two-day kielbasa festival and Summit's 26th birthday party (among other delicious options). 9/4 If you're on a budget but still want to woo your signific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Food fests, beer dinners, and walking tours this Week in Food

    This Week in Food will take you all over the metro, from a food fest in Blaine to a wine tasting in Cannon Falls, so get out to parts unknown (to you) and start eating. 6/18 Sure it's last minute, but it's Summit and Barrio! There are still seats left at Cocina del Barrio's Summit beer dinner, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Spring Ale Fest, Great Waters anniversary bash on tap this Week in Food

    No foolin': if the first week of April is any indication, we're ramping up to some seriously exciting food events in the Twin Cities this spring. Get out there and start sampling this Week in Food. 4/2 As we mentioned last week, it's Great Waters Brewing Company's 15th anniversary, and it's celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Cannon River Winery hosts Meet the Winemaker

    ‚ÄčThis summery spring has the open road calling. What better way to celebrate the warm breeze than spending the day at a not-too-far-away winery? On Saturday, April 7, Cannon River Winery in downtown Cannon Falls will be hosting its annual Meet the Winemaker event. The winery, which is less than an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Recover from Thanksgiving with more eating this Week In Food

    Still have your eatin' pants on after Thanksgiving's annual gorging? Because we've got plenty of food-centric happenings on tap this week, and in the lead-up to Christmas you can expect an increased intake of sweets and booze. Win/win.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Stogies, brews, and classes aplenty this week in food

    Goose Island invades Muddy Pig​As we barrel deeper into fall, our food events reflect the season--and we're happy to eat apples and seasonal beers while we've got 'em. There's even a stogie dinner this week, a rarity in the (typically) more health-conscious offerings. 10/17 Baffled by those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Join Cannon River Winery for grape harvesting!

    www.cannonriverwinery.comPick grapes, then taste the fruits of your labor.​Will work for food...and wine? Cannon River Winery is looking for volunteers to participate in its annual harvest, to hand-pick ripe grape bunches in exchange for knowledge about Minnesota grapes, a complimentary wine ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Great River Road Wine Trail hosts local food and wine weekend

    Mark your calendar for a weekend getaway.​Looking for a weekend getaway idea? The Great River Road Wine Trail is hosting a three-day Local Foods-Local Wine Weekend on June 3-5, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. The Great River Road Wine Trail consists of 10 wineries near the Mississippi River ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 20, 2011
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    November 10, 2010

    Great River Road Wine Trail Holiday Food & Wine Festival

    Great River Road Wine TrailWine...with a view.​Book a holiday flight for just $20--a wine flight, that is, sampled via vintners along The Great River Road Wine Trail at this weekend's Holiday Food & Wine Festival. The Great River Road Wine Trail is made up 10 wineries located near the Mississ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Northfield holds back the deluge [VIDEO OF THE DAY]

    Northfield: Holding back the Cannon River​The Cannon River sent a half-million pounds of water every second surging through the town of Northfield in the wake of last week's torrential rains.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Great River Road Wine Trail hosts food/wine weekend

    ​For a crash course in local wine, hit the Great River Road Wine Trail's "Local Foods-Local Wine Weekend," on Saturday, June 5, and Sunday, June 6, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. The trail consists of 10 wineries near the Mississippi River (Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa) and will offer s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Top 8 Minnesota wines named by tourism site

    Just in time for New Year's, a handful of award-winning Minnesota wines get a shout-out.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Cannon River Winery hosts dinner for breast cancer

    Donate to a worthy cause and enjoy lots of Cannon River wine while you're at it.

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Mancini's great for reunions, local wine, Pawlenty sightings

    Standby gem Mancini's continues to be a comfortable option.

  • News

    October 8, 2003

    The Lost Tribes of Faribault

    Latinos, Somalis, and the American dream in southern Minnesota

  • Feature

    January 1, 1998

    Great Escapes

    Ten destinations guaranteed to fight cabin fever.