Heavy Table Hot Five: Feb. 17-23

The Hot Five features a butternut squash cocktail(!) from Cafe Alma, Moon Tea from Sacred Blossom Farm and more food and drink from Minnesota and beyond.

Meatloaf from Everett’s Foods and Meats

Think of a good meatloaf as a well-made meatball, scaled up and baked into a pan, and treat it as such. The stuff from Everett’s is good.

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Cocktails at Can Can Wonderland in St. Paul

The bar program at Can Can Wonderland feels like the alchemists at Eat Street Social got inspired by the Minnesota State Fair.

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Dave the Pie Guy in Kingfield

Dave Hulett is the eponymous Pie Guy, making it all happen. He’s not just the name on the door, he’s the chief pie-maker and short-order cook.


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