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.

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.

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.

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 […]