Cheese makers from America's Dairyland brought back a haul of awards from the recent American Cheese Society awards, held in Sacramento, California earlier this summer. In dozens of categories -- such as "Rindless blue-veined, made from goat's milk" and "aged cheddar, aged over 48 months, all milks" ... More >>
Former City Pages writers Andy Mannix and Mike Mullen have won the prestigious AFJ Award for the "Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues," the Association of Food Journalists announced today. The two won the prize for their February 2012 City Pages cover story, "Milk Money." "Milk Money" exposes ... More >>
Something pungent this way wafts: the Minnesota Cheese Festival returns September 13-14 as a two-day festival of all the gooey good. This year they've also paired with the newly-formed Minnesota Cheese Guild (a not-for-profit group that raises awareness of artisan cheeses) to create a weekend-long s ... More >>
The Association of Food Journalists named the finalists in its prestigious AFJ Awards yesterday and City Pages was among the honored.City Pages writers Andy Mannix and Mike Mullen are finalists for "Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues" for their cover story, "Milk Money."
Minnesotans love their summer festivals. It makes sense. This is a horrifically cold and awful place to live (It's true. Admit it. Give up the ghost. Winter is awful) most of the year, so we try to cram as much fun as we can into our two habitable months. This sense of urgency might also explain why ... More >>
If you're the type of person who refuses to eat ice cream that you have to pay for, you're in luck. Tomorrow, April 3, in celebration of 34 years of providing Americans ice cream with funny names, Ben & Jerry's will be holding a free cone day!
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Yael GrauerBen & Jerry's popular limited-edition flavor is a best-sellerFinding Schweddy Balls in the Twin Cities ain't easy, as the popular Ben & Jerry's limited-edition flavor has been flying off shelves. If you've been curious to try it, here's where you can pick up a pint in the Twin Ci ... More >>
Seward Co-op is running a World Cup cheese sale, marking down one representative cheese from each competitor country and keeping them on sale until that country is eliminated. Many of the big cheesemaking countries expected to do well--France and Italy for starters--are already out. But, on the ... More >>
Today is the amazing, once-a-year day when Ben & Jerry's hands out free ice cream cones. Get in line early.
Another local business is slated to close its doors. Premier Cheese Market's last day of business will be Dec. 6.
The hottest spot for foodies in the next few weeks might not be a restaurant but a bookstore.
Wisconsin, with the most dairy farms in the United States, is feeling some hurt from the global decline in demand for milk.
As if you needed the reminder. You're probably in line right now.
You have between now and 8 p.m. to stand in a really long line for your free scoop. Let's use the internet to make the process more efficient.
Grab your ice cream bibs, round up a gang of friends and flex those tongue muscles. It's almost Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's.
WMDelicious, anyone? Ben & Jerry's flavor suggestions making the rounds.
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Local cheese is better than it's ever been. Here's the first of a two-part guide to the rarest, best, and most glorious examples.
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