The Well Fed Guide to Life casts the tie-breaking vote between our pan and the City Pages rave review of Seventh Street Social (“it’s food that does not bear a lot of analysis.”) 11 Wells Spirits is coming to the old Hamm’s brewery in St. Paul (we got some choice photos of the brewery, above, earlier this year). OMG, OMG, they’re binding our book! Alcohol By Volume tastes the ciders of Maiden Rock (here’s our tasting, and our interview with the owner). The New York Times explores the growing wine destination of South Dakota. Surly breaks ground on its $20 million destination brewery. Chef Shack is coming to Seward in the form of a bricks-and-mortar restaurant in the former Lucy’s location. Heidi’s employees are trying to raise funds to pay their final paychecks (and tips), and have scared up $395 (out of a $46,000 target) and some controversy; here’s Stewart Woodman’s response, via a press agent. Longfellow’s Parkway Pizza is headed to Northeast. A preview of the new Izzy’s Ice Cream space. A Chowhound concurs with our revised opinion of Rusty Taco. And skip the whole lobster happy hour special at Chatterbox.