Maruso Street Food and Cocktails Announced and Morning Roundup

715 Hennepin Ave. will become the Asian-influenced Maruso Street Food and Cocktails sometime in February (or beyond), Wisconsin hangs on to the coveted “Binge Drinking Champion” belt, bacon-wrapped Snickers pastries, St. Mary’s Grass-Fed Gouda (made in Wisconsin by a master cheesemaker, and aged in the Caves of Faribault) is back on the market, Minneapolis chef David Vlach (formerly of Town Talk and Heidi’s, now at Minikahda Club) won the Emmi Roth gruyere cheese recipe contest and a trip to Switzerland (contest details here as PDF), more love for universally adored Pizzeria Lola, Rick talks to Chef Lisa Hanson about her soon-to-open restaurant Mona, more wrinkles in the developing Uptown Trader Joe’s plan, and details on Labby’s, CherryBerries, and Asian Bombs.