Red Eye Brewing Company and Patina Coffeehouse in Wausau, Wisconsin

Red Eye Brewing and Patina Coffeehouse are next-door neighbors in Wausau, WI, and share a lot in common.

The Vegan Salsicce Pizza at Pizza Nea

Meat from The Herbivorous Butcher graces the vegan version of the Salsicce pizza at Pizza Nea in Minneapolis.

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Heavy Table Hot Five: August 21-28

Hot Five rounds up lovely summer sweet corn, seared scallops at 4Bells, the Schell’s beer and more.

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Giordano’s in Uptown, Minneapolis

Long waits and unevenly cooked, downright unpleasant pizza make Giordano’s the odd man out amid a local pizza renaissance.

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Fig and Bacon Pizza at Salvatore’s Tomato Pies in Madison

The fig and bacon pizza at Salvatore’s Tomato Pies in Madison, Wisconsin, is emblematic of an Upper Midwestern pizza boom.