September 29 Morning Roundup

Lyndale Tap House opens officially tonight (and Dara praises the sexy art photos blasts the sexist pin-ups on the wall), the newly established Sweetland Orchard makes its debut at the Mill City Farmers Market, Martha and Tom go grape picking at St. Croix Vineyards, a Daily Kos post recapping a controversial Michael Pollan appearance in Madison, Stephanie March picks some Restaurant Week highlights, Anna of True Thai sniffs out a Pad Thai con-man (or con-woman), a review of Great River Brewery in Davenport, Iowa, half-price (and good) beers on tap at Bulldog Lyndale tonight, and Mecca discusses why you need a cheesemonger.

By James Norton

James Norton is editor and co-founder of the Heavy Table. He is also the co-author of Lake Superior Flavors, the co-author of a book about Wisconsin’s master cheesemakers, and a regular on-air contributor to Minnesota Public Radio.