The Churn

The Churn: A Home for Potter’s Pasties and More

The Churn explores the upcoming storefront for Potter’s Pasties, an intriguing ethnic market on East Lake Street, African food at Fasika, and more.

Becca Dilley / Minnesota Lunch
Becca Dilley / Minnesota Lunch

The Potter’s Pasties food truck is opening a storefront on Como Avenue near the University of Minnesota (pictured above: church basement pasties from Hibbing). Pizzeria Lola gets a “best pizza” nod from Food & Wine. Local agency mono has launched its first campaign for Target Grocery. The owner of Cosetta’s takes a punch in a parking dispute. A look at Sullivan’s SuperValu on Lake Street, home to unusual cuts of meat. And contributor Joshua Page loves Fasika.

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.