Expect to see the streets of St. Paul paved deep with oyster shells on Sunday, September 30, the date of the second-annual OysterFest, Meritage's bivalve bacchanal. Amid the planning for celebrity shuck-offs and dancing in the street, Russell Klein, chef and co-proprietor of Meritage, took time rec ... More >>
Since they started selling beer a little over a year ago, the guys at Fulton Beer have taken heat in the beer-nerd community for calling themselves a Minneapolis brewery while brewing their beer in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Last August they took a first step toward answering this criticis ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidMastering mollusksWhen we landlocked Minnesotans have a hankering for seafood, we're lucky enough to have the guys at Coastal Seafoods to consult. When I needed to learn about mussels to better judge this week's food fight, I turned to Coastal Seafoods' general manager, Tim Laue ... More >>
Many locals are hesitant in buying seafood due to the devastation in the Gulf. The fact is most of the seafood sold in the Twin Cities comes from other places. Still, oysters are getting a particularly bad rap. But not to fear, you can spend the summer eating oysters to your heart's content.
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