April 5 Morning Roundup

An inspection of McMahon’s Pub 11 days before the fatal fire revealed “an untested fire alarm system, missing extinguishers and other fire code violations” writes the Strib; Sea Change reviewed in the New York Times by local scribe Michael Tortorello; a “man, that kinda rings true” insight into Wisconsin’s hard-drinking legislature; a website that helps connect homeowners with landless would-be gardeners; local chefs reflect on eating rabbits; Lileks likes Reyka vodka (so do we); photos from the Cake Eater Bakery grand opening (plus more at Sharyn Shoots); is it Kentucky Eyeroller season already?; Kate’s photos of Walleye a la Meuniere; Rack Shack BBQ in Burnsville gets an unenthusiastic review from Bill Roehl; Dining Out for Life features 157 restaurants, takes place April 29, and benefits the Aliveness Project; and Aaron gives the Wolfgang Puck Express airport pizza a qualified thumbs up.