Congressional Hot Dish and Morning Roundup

Sen. Franken and Rep. Cravaack split the MN Congressional delegation hot dish honors (their respective recipes are here and here), thoughts on Restaurant Week at Saffron, labels from Borealis Fermentery (a Belgian-style brewery near Duluth), there’s a Cooking With Surly website [via MNBeer], Rick heralds the upcoming JJ’s Coffee + Wine Bistro in Uptown and the revamp of the restaurant in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Grand Forks Herald hails the new Olive Garden as “the largest and most beautiful restaurant now operating in Grand Forks” (note: not a repeat of the Sioux City Olive Garden story), and an on-the-fly photo from the World Championship Cheese Contest of Katie Hedrich from LaClare Farms presenting her goat cheese.