January 18 Morning Roundup

A review of the Grand Dining Room in Nisswa, an eye-catchingly offensive call to frequent Paradise Market in Hopkins, the highest-impact breakfast photo of 2010 (courtesy of Iggers and Stabby’s), Lift Bridge wins a packaging award for its Crosscut Pale Ale, meditations on binging and regret (plus recipes), a look at the incredible pasties of Turtle River (plus an adapted recipe), rage against artificially low standards for suburban food, meditations on the North and South Shores (plus a recipe), and Mecca visits the Greenbush in Madison. (If you’re there late at night, don’t miss the Greenbush bakery up the street… truly killer doughnuts, baked fresh.)