Fitger’s is Coming to Minneapolis and Morning Roundup

With less than a day and nearly $30,000 to go the Caribe 2.0 Kickstarter needs a last-minute miracle, the Wedge fires its (seemingly effective) general manager, the aftermath of the well-attended but controversial Minnesota Cheese Festival (here’s our preview), praise for the Get Sauced food truck’s kalbi pork sandwich (our take on Get Sauced and our Food Truck Directory), details on the launch of 612Brew and its upcoming taproom [PDF press release], Fitger’s is coming to Minneapolis, a look at the Culver’s marketing strategy, Emily at City Pages reviews The Left Handed Cook (here’s our review), a gorgeous series of photos focused on drinking tea from Heavy Table contributing photographer Crystal Liepa, the iconic Madison bakery Lane’s is slated to close, Iggers likes the food (but dings the portion sizes) at the Birdhouse preview, and the Well Fed Guide to Life heads to Donatelli’s. Plus: our own James Norton and Becca Dilley head over to WCCO 830 News Radio today at 11am to talk with John Hines about The Left Handed Cook, Wisconsin cheese kitsch, and the new beer magazine The Growler.