Heavy Table Hot Five: May 21-28

New tastes from The Buttered Tin, Saffron, and Sonora Grill light up the Hot Five.

Number 12 Ciderhouse Cider

Made from more than 10 different kinds of locally-grown apples, Number 12 Ciderhouse’s cider is lacking in sweetness but makes up for it in bite.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Farms in the Lens: Paradox Farm

The Heavy Table’s farm photo series, Farms in the Lens, travels out to Paradox Farm.

Sarah McGee / Heavy Table

The Battle of Ribs and Wings: The Atomic Data BBQ Bracket Challenge

We pitted eight kinds of ribs and eight kinds of wings against one another for a Minneapolis-St. Paul BBQ duel to the death sponsored by Atomic Data.

Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table

Burgers at Jimmy’s Pro Billiards

The focus at Jimmy’s Pro Billiards might seem to be pool, but don’t be fooled — they’re turning out great burgers.