Posts byJames Norton

Central Avenue Checklist: Little India to 612 Brew

The Central Avenue Checklist reaches the end of the road as it connects with Spyhouse, 612 Brew, Little India and more.

#CaramelApplesMatter Joke Backfires on Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store

Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store riffed off #BlackLivesMatter with #CaramelApplesMatter, and its Facebook page lit up in response.

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The Heavy Table Hot Five: Oct. 2-8

Seasonal foods like chestnut crabapples join dosas from Copper Pot and flying fish from Fuji Ya on the Hot Five.


Rise of the Burghers and the fall of the feudal lords from Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company

Rise of the Burghers and Fall of the Feudal Lords is more than a beer by Olvalde – it’s a poem in a bottle.


The Tap: A Fair Tip, The Viking Bar, Republic Uptown Closing and More

This week’s edition of the Tap looks at the question of tipping and tip-sharing, the closure of Republic’s Uptown location and the return of The Viking Bar.