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Forum Closes and Morning Roundup

Poof! Jim Ringo’s Forum goes dark, news of a Seattle restaurant specializing in Upper Midwestern food (including jucy lucys), meditations on the upcoming Burnsville location of Burger Jones, Chowhounds savagely debate whether Heartland is truly great or grossly overrated (for what it’s worth, the last meal we had there was superb), a farm on a […]


Local Beard Award Details

Details on this year’s Beard award nominations are in, and two local chefs are among the nominees for Best Chef, Midwest: Isaac Becker of 112 Eatery and Bar La Grassa, and Lenny Russo of Heartland Restaurant and Farm Direct Market. Two Wisconsin chefs also made the cut: Tory Miller, chef/co-owner of L’Etoile in Madison (we […]