The New York Times writes up the Minneapolis dating scene, aka some bars in Uptown and the Nomad; insights include: hipsters “hate hipsters” but dress like hipsters, Uptown isn’t as punk-rock as it used to be, Minnesota winters are cold. Rick Nelson praises the Blue Door jucy lucy (breakfast incarnation depicted above; term helpfully defined in the New York Times story…). The Kickstarter for the Warming House drinking chocolate winter food truck has kicked off. A praise-filled write-up of Bang Brewing (here’s ours). The Strib lays out the arguments for doing your beer shopping in Wisconsin at the ‘Nova and lists the beers in question. A look at Twin Cities Public Television’s fall food offerings. And WACSO sketches Wisconsin cheesemaker Willi Lehner of Blue Mont Dairy as part of his work for the upcoming Secret Atlas of North Coast Food.