Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: July 31-August 6

Fried halloumi cheese at Saffron, Korean fried cauliflower at Icehouse, and more in this week’s Hot Five.

The Weekend Starts Now: Alondra Cano and Monica LaPlante

The Weekend Starts Now podcast heads over to Du Nord Craft Spirits to tape a show with musician Monica LaPlante and city councilmember Alondra Cano.

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Valhalla Nordic Smoke and Ale House in Willernie

The Nordic-themed Valhalla, in Willernie, offers a fine menu of bar food classics. Unfortunately, it also offers a number of fine dining choices.

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Heavy Table Hot Five: July 24-30

The Heavy Table Hot Five discovers an incredible new beer from Summit, a splendid latte from Anelace, local hazelnuts, and more.

The Tap: The Lowertown Boom

The Tap adds some serious annotations to its listings and looks at the Lowertown food boom in St. Paul.