Meritage Oysterfest Photos, Some St. Paul Farmers’ Market History, and Morning Roundup

Nom Nom Foodie beautifully shoots and writes up Meritage’s Oysterfest 2012, SPNN’s Emily Noble has a great video interview on the St. Paul Farmers’ Market’s Xang Vang, Zen Box Izakaya has some photos from their one-year anniversary, Peter Groynom walks through making your own simple syrupsCity Pages briefs Gray House, and Ryan on MNBeer considers the possibility of a Surly Brewery in Prospect Park (also Strib). Lastly, Jamie Carlson hunts duck and shares a recipe for duck heart tartare. Quack.