Heavy Table Hot Five: Feb. 10-16

A mushroom melt from the New Scenic Cafe, some great porchetta in Faribault at the Smoqehouse, a scallop farewell to Grand Cafe and more in the Hot Five.

The Porchetta Sandwich at Smoqehouse in Faribault, Minn.

Faribault’s Smoqehouse is serving up some fine BBQ fare including a porchetta sandwich that must rank amongst the best in Minnesota.

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F-Town Brewing Co. Opens in Faribault

We hit the road to sample some brews at Faribault’s F-Town Brewing Co., a newcomer with some hits and a few misses.

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The Churn: A Trip to Faribault and More

The Churn travels vicariously to Faribault for some cheese, checks out the upcoming Fermentation Fest Dumpling House, and more.

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Amablueberry Cheesecake at The Cheese Cave in Faribault

Some of the best blue cheese in the country is made and aged in caves underneath the small southern Minnesota […]