The Beauty of ‘Cocotte’ and Morning Roundup

Brewpubs are fighting for the right to distribute their beer, some hidden gems from the World Cheese Championship in Madison, the wonderful Minneapolis-set gastro-comic Cocotte is already on its sixth installment, an assessment of Lucid’s Camo Pale Ale, Rick’s favorite St. Paul fish fries, and a dramatically toothy whole fish is eaten at Bangkok Thai […]


Cocotte Kicks Off and Morning Roundup

Two central Wisconsin butchers rise to the level of Master Meat Crafters, Dara previews Sparks in Bryn Mawr, the first page of locally produced gastronomic graphic novel Cocotte, a pancake breakfast to benefit the Women’s Prison Book Project, Rick looks for feedback on whether servers should confront customers who radically undertip (prepare to enjoy commenter […]


Tanpopo’s Bento Taro and Morning Roundup

The always excellent Tanpopo is offering a lunchtime bento option called Bento Taro (eight box minimum order; on twitter as @bentotaroMN), an “Evening at the World Championship Cheese Contest” event in Madison [PDF with details], thoughts on the Crispin purchase by Miller, there’s a cool-looking local food-based webcomic called Cocotte coming up, a blah review […]