March 3 Morning Roundup gives Surly Darkness a shout-out in a beer-trading story, City Pages looks at Drinking Liberally and Bin Wine Bar (check Chowhound for a less sanguine take on Bin), a bars vs. grocery stores map of the country (Wisconsinites seem to be the drinking pros, surprise surprise), Well Fed Guide to Life heads to the First Course Bistro, beer guru Doug Hoverson does MPR to talk about the Schell anniversary [via MNBeer], a bunch of locally available oysters are recalled (and not fondly), and Crystal checks out Guse Green Grocer.

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James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of a book about Minnesota sandwiches and the people who eat them, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a daily video blogger for CHOW. His latest book is a guide to the food and restaurants of Minneapolis and St. Paul called the Food Lovers’ Guide to the Twin Cities. Norton has written about food for Culture: The Word on Cheese, Salon, Gastronomica, Popular Science,, Minnesota Monthly, and City Pages (as a weekly restaurant reviewer).

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