January 21 Morning Roundup

Zimmern interviews Dara, Smashburger is open in Woodbury, Cafe Twenty Eight has an “amazing” fried egg sandwich, much love from Dara for Nick and Eddie’s high-value menu, how to go from raw pig heads to delicious head cheese, Harmony Valley Farm is hiring, Lileks on crops and vindaloo, deets on the upcoming Schell’s Bock Fest, a recap of the Simple, Good, and Tasty meal at Brasa, a look at Piccolo in the Strib (featuring a $13 meatball!), “terrific quality” sushi in Duluth (who knows? could be true!), and the joy of hunting (and eating) rabbits.