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The Bratwurst Battle and Morning Roundup

A “biggest bratwurst” war brews in Wisconsin (and it may have started right here: see comments), a beautifully illustrated trip to Piccolo, City Pages visits our North Coast Nosh (here’s our recap, too), Madison’s excellent Fromagination cheese store celebrates five years of business, Chef Shack’s Bay City restaurant opens Oct. 31, a profile of Lift […]


Factory-Farmed Pork and Morning Roundup

A disturbing trend in local cheese pricing (we’ve noticed this too…), an eye-opening trip to a Minnesota factory pork farm, results from the American Cheese Society show from Cheese Underground and Cheese and Champagne, our own Becca Dilley has two Minneapolis photos in this month’s Food & Wine, tasting notes for Indeed’s Day Tripper Pale […]