The growth of craft brewing in Minnesota is a wide ranging phenomenon. It's not just for bars and brewers -- it's an industry-wide movement that affects production, retail, and tourism. Rebecca Pfeiffer, founder of the Taste of Twin Cities tour company, noticed all of the new breweries opening and ... More >>
It's an all-alcohol Week in Food, with numerous beer, wine, and liquor-themed events -- most with food mixed in to keep you from having an entirely liquid diet. Instead of staying at home and depleting your own stash of booze, head to one of these events for a good cause/time/meal.
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Even though it's been a beastly hot summer, Minnesotans would be wise to take advantage of outdoor dining opportunities when they present themselves, before autumn takes hold. Still, sitting on a stifling hot patio is a bit of a hard sell this month. However, Biella Italian restaurant in Excel ... More >>
Sausage. Beer. Pierogis. Heaven. Now that the State Fair has come to an end is there really a reason to leave the house? After all, you can't really get your food-on-a-stick anywhere else. Alas, we must go on, and this week's food events offer more than just a glimmer of hope that post-fair l ... More >>
Prices are student-friendly and there's even house-made ketchup
Photo fromTria RestaurantSuburbanites need patios tooAs a follow-up to yesterday's post about the top 5 under-the-radar restaurant patios in the Twin Cities, we thought we'd show the suburbs a little love today. While places like Maynard's in Excelsior and Grumpy's Bar and Grill in Rosevill ... More >>
Grocer-with-a-cult-following Trader Joe's will make half your dreams come true
Brian McElrath's Zinfandel-Balsamic Vinegar Truffle is so potent and rich it seems almost meaty.