The Churn

La Belle Vie’s New Menu and Morning Roundup

Jack Riebel of Butcher & The Boar talks about spice and heat, another rave for :D-Spot (here’s ours), tasting notes for Indeed’s sweet potato beer, Louie the Loon gives thanks over in the Growler, some details on World Street Kitchen (the restaurant), Second Harvest Heartland gets a major donation of pork, City Pages reviews Northbound Smokehouse (here’s our assessment), Tim McKee tweets the new La Belle Vie grand tasting menu via Twitter (here’s one of the series), and a great local story about eating hamburgers.

By James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.