The Churn: The Food of Barbary Fig and More

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

The (local) rise of the Croque Monsieur and Madame (above: the Lynn on Bryant version). An exploration of the Maghreb cuisine at Barbary Fig. An interview with Fulton Brewery’s Brian Hoffman. A new Renaissance-focused cookbook by Anjila Olsen, a St. Paul-based author and blogger. Details on an amazing Wisconsin cheese by-product that keeps the roads clear of ice. And the Well Fed Guide to Life visits Rachel’s.

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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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