The Casper family (of the Nook fame) have acquired The Copper Dome (pictured above; here’s our review). Chowhounds are giving profoundly low marks to the customer service at Eagan’s Cupcake. A brief look at our upcoming North Coast Nosh at the American Swedish Institute on Feb. 23. The Salad Bar is now open in City Center. A look at why some craft brews seem so expensive (vis-a-vis other beers, at any rate). A great argument against doing a three-day juice cleanse (here’s my take on doing a three-day raw food cleanse). A taste of low-cost if somewhat random groceries at Mike’s Discount Foods. The story behind Wausome Wafers from Wausau, WI. And Day Block Brewing Company opens on Monday.