Posts byJames Norton
This week’s Hot Five covers ground ranging from fancy urban halibut to plainspoken rural beef stix and everything in between.
There’s a boom in simple, honest, German-grounded flavors in Minnesota, revolving around beer (Indeed, Fair State, Surly, Lift Bridge) and sausage.
A stellar shrimp dish at Tilia, a made-from-scratch squash blossom quesadilla at Don Chilo and more Minneapolis-St. Paul eats on the Hot Five.
A clam pasta dish at Tenant, a killer reuben at Insula in Ely, the Wurst Plank at Waldmann Brewery and more on the Heavy Table Hot Five.
The farmers of Graise Farm in Faribault raise some of the tastiest pork and duck eggs in Minnesota while figuring out what it means to run a modern farm.