Food & Wine’s Midwestern Chef Picks and Morning Roundup

Food & Wine tips HauteDish, Sea Change, and Travail in its People’s Best New Chef: Midwest list, Rachel heads out to Jack’s and People’s Organic cafes, another hat tip for Sub Rosa (here’s our story on the dinner series), smoking could be returning to local bars that sell food, the First National Green Room is coming to downtown Stillwater, the Lift Bridge guys lay out why the Surly brewpub / brewery law should pass (while illustrating why Wisconsin is a much better state in which to brew beer), a snapshot of the Wisconsin craft distilling scene, and a profile of Harriet Brewing (here’s our write-up).