Poutine, Beans, Beer, Cheese and Morning Roundup

Ngon Bistro faces off against grumpy Central Corridor construction workers, a Wisconsin dairy sculptor will carve a replica of Mt. Rushmore out of 640 pounds of mild cheddar, poutine at Tom Reid’s Hockey Bar in St. Paul, Excelsior Brewing is scheduled to open its doors (and taproom) today, Lucid kicks off Surfside (its new pale ale) on July 10, the Kum & Go 100-ounce mug in all its glory, and details on Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes.