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Oktoberfest

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    August 13, 2014

    With Schell's Oktoberfest, there's at least one positive aspect of summer's end

    This week's beer of the week is bittersweet, both in flavor profile and because it marks the end of another Minnesota summer. The malt-forward Oktoberfest from August Schell's is back in stores across the state. The beer is modeled after Munich beers, and Schell's travels to the area on a nearly ann ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Firkin Fest at Happy Gnome, Schell's at Acadia Cafe

    Hold onto your pint glasses: This weekend brings quite a few beer-related events. On Friday, Schell's continues the anniversary celebration of their pilsners with another tap takeover, this one at the Acadia Café from 5 to 8 p.m. The four varieties they'll be pouring are Schell's original 1984 Re ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: StoutFest at Blue Nile, Tonka Brew Fest, and more

    October is officially over and with it the end of Oktoberfest celebrations and Marzen beer releases. Not to worry. This next brew season is all about the stouts and porters, the bigger bolder brothers of the beers that came before. The Russian imperials, the coffee-infused, and the chocolate-forward ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    A duck feast awaits at Grand Cafe's Ducktoberfest

    There have been plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations going on this past month, but tomorrow Grand Cafe in Minneapolis is throwing a Ducktoberfest, which in addition to being a festival of local beer from Harriet Brewing, is also, as you might have guessed, a delicious four-course love letter to waterf ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    Minnesota breweries take home top prizes at the Great American Beer Festival

    This past weekend in Denver, Colorado, brewers and beer enthusiasts turned out in droves from all over the country to sample submissions and select America's best beers at the Great American Beer Festival. From the nearly 5,000 individual beers entered for evaluation at the largest commercial b ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Sweet Yamma Jamma from Indeed Brewing

    It may be all about the Oktoberfest beers in early fall, but this week's Beer of the Week is an entirely different style that speaks to the season. Brewing's Sweet Yamma Jamma is a medium-bodied clear ale brewed with familiar Thanksgiving dinner flavors such as pulverized sweet potatoes and candied ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 11, 2013

    Fall restaurant openings: A season of promise

    New eateries in the Twin Cities emerge with a change of seasons

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    September 6, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Lift Bridge Anniversary party, Kielbasa Fest, and more

    It's a real sausage fest this weekend as Kramarczuk's kicks off its fourth-annual Kielbasa Festival at 5 p.m. tonight. In fact, in honor of the event, Mayor R.T. Rybak has declared today "Kielbasa Day" in Minneapolis. The Kielbasa festivities include lots of live polka and Ukrainian folk music, ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Super Summit Saturday Tap Invasion comes to Brit's in September

    Meet the brains behind the brews at Summit and sample some of their local goods at Brit's Pub during their tap takeover this fall. See also: New Bohemia to host Oktoberfest

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    August 16, 2013

    Weekend brew round-up: Bocce ball, Augtoberfest, and more

    With three different beer-centered events all happening within a four block radius, the West Bank is definitely the place to be this weekend. But let's not skip over one of the end-of-summer-fests beer drinkers look forward to for ringing in the next brew season. Tilia's annual Augtoberfest is this ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Tilia's Augtoberfest announces 2013 music lineup

    Tilia has long since won over the Linden Hills area (and most Twin Cities foodies) with their delicious cuisine coupled with an intimate, distinctive dining experience. Now, the good folks behind the restaurant have their collective sights set on entertaining Twin Cities music fans as well, with the ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013
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    October 5, 2012

    Butcher and the Boar hosts first Boarfest on Sunday

    This weekend's forecast calls for chilly temps, but that shouldn't deter any die-hard sausage fan from attending a festival that's bold enough to call itself "Boarfest."The inaugural event takes place this Sunday, October 7, in the beer garden outside Butcher and the Boar, providing the perfect oppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    From pho to homemade pie this Week in Food

    This Week in Food begins with pho and ends with pie, the ideal bookends to the final week in September. 9/27 Mississippi Market offers the chance to meander through Southeast Asian cooking in an entirely gluten-free fashion at Thursday night's class "Cooking Southeast Asian Flavors." The distinct ... 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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    September 20, 2012

    Town Hall Tap plans to open a bowling alley

    First they opened Town Hall -- one of the few true and truly good brewpubs we have in the Twin Cities. Then they expanded with Town Hall Tap -- a smaller, cozier version of the original that quickly became a favorite of Nokomis-area residents. Now owners Pete Rifakes and Scott Krebsbach are talking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Colossal Cafe St. Paul adds dinner service

    See also:Colossal Cafe St. Paul: A First LookColossal Cafe expands to St. PaulBest Pancake: Colossal Cafe Colossal Cafe, breakfast darling and Best Neighborhood Cafe in St. Paul, announced this week that it is also adding dinner service to its St. Paul location. After securing a beer and wine list, ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012
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    November 9, 2011

    Rogue Valley tour diary, Vol. 3

    ​Rogue Valley's tour diaries are written by frontman Chris Koza and edited by bandmate Peter Sieve. You can read their first installment here and second here.Most of us in the van slept on our two-our northbound drive from Cottage Grove to Portland, OR, where we would be spending the night. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Beer or bust this week in food

    We're not even going to lie to you: If beer isn't your bag, this is the week to stay home. Practically every day is crammed with a beer dinner, pairing, sampling, or class on how to create the stuff yourself. Something about October must bring out everyone's inner brewmonster. 10/10 Brooklyn Brewi ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011
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    September 12, 2011

    Summit celebrates 25th anniversary

    Summit throws a birthday bash​The celebration kicked off with trilling bagpipes and thudding drums in proper St. Paul fashion.  Summit invited friends and fans alike down to its brewery to celebrate 25 years of independent brewing. Attendees were treated to food, tunes, and of course plen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Kramarczuk's Kielbasa Fest, PROF, Halloween Alaska, Shiny Toy Guns

    ​Sandal weather is almost over, but sweater weather is almost here!

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    September is beer fest month in the Twin Cities

    Mark RobertsBeer fests abound this month in the Twin Cities​Grab your goblets and get a good protein base in your gut. It's going to be a marathon month for beer fans in the Twin Cities. Every weekend holds something big, including two Saturdays with two events each. This Saturday kicks it off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Harriet Brewing Rauchfest 2011

    Rauchfest rounds out September beer fests​September will be a busy month for Twin Cities beer fans. There are so many events and happenings that they are doubling up on days. September 10th brings both Surlyfest and the Summit Silver Anniversary bash. The 17th is Autumn Brew Review, the big ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Fleet Foxes at the State Theatre, 07/17/2011

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz​Fleet FoxesJuly 17, 2011State TheatreSeattle's Fleet Foxes sold out the State Theatre on Sunday night, but instead of a tranquil and transfixing sit-down show by the highly-acclaimed sextet, some of the audience behaved as if the concert was instead being held at the ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Lift Bridge suspends bottled beer

    No more Farm Girl bottles​Stillwater's Lift Bridge Brewery sent out a release today announcing that they are suspending delivery of their bottled product. No more Farm Girl on store shelves; at least for now. For the last couple of years Lift Bridge beers have been brewed at the Cold Spring Brewer ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011
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    October 4, 2010

    Fabulous Catering prepares wild game this Week in Food

    It's time to get classy with tequila: Pittsburgh Blue tequila dinner. ​Autumn arrives in the Twin Cities. Take down some tequila, preserve some kraut, prepare your wild game, and follow it all up with a Farm Fresh Feast this Week in Food. Tuesday 10/5 We admit Maple Grove is a haul, but hey, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Hitchcock, Hotel, art from Duluth: Freeloader Friday

    Digital Sextant​The first of the month is never kind on the wallet. Here at Freeloader Friday, we share you pain. Fortunately, the Twin Cities hosts tons of free events throughout the city each weekend. Our list this week includes art shows celebrating Alfred Hitchcock, Duluth, and a world without ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Haute Dish hosts a beer dinner; Highland Grill stops human trafficking this Week in Food.

    Steve NeuharthDuck in a can, beer in a bottle at Haute Dish. ​What's better than a stock tip from Gordon Gekko? A pastry tip from Heidi Woodman and Zoe Francois. Meet these master bakers, take down some hot curry for a hot cause, and wash it all down with beer at breakfast this Week in Food. Mon ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010
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    October 8, 2008
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    October 2, 2008

    10/2 Just Go!

    Five events this weekend you shouldn't miss

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    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    It's Minnesota Beer Time!

    It's no shocker that the Midwest, often referred to as the Grain Belt, makes great beer. And though lately Minnesota has experienced a beer renaissance of sorts with brands such as Surly and Summit, as well as notable brewpubs like Town Hall, Minnesotans have been producing beer as far back as colon ... More >>

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    October 24, 2007
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    October 6, 1999
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