Nokomis to Close and Morning Roundup

Duluth’s Nokomis is closing Oct. 28, the well-regarded Sushi Fix food truck is becoming a storefront restaurant in Wayzata, Flat Earth Brewing is one of the businesses that will move into the old Hamm’s brewery, an orchard party and hard cider launch that looks like exactly the right way to celebrate autumn, Slow Food’s annual […]


Minnesota Wine Exchange and Morning Roundup

A Minnesota-wines focused wine bar called Minnesota Wine Exchange is coming to Duluth, there’s a good-looking guest speaker list for Fermentation Fest in Reedburg, WI Oct. 12-21 (Sandor Katz, Terese Allen, Scott Buer, etc.), an interesting meditation on the unreadable (to anybody!) Hmong-targeted McDonald’s billboard in St. Paul, a Duluth-area casino cooks up a 2,000-pound […]


Brewer Profiles and Morning Roundup

A profile of Lucid Brewing, Brewing TV covers Lift Bridge Brewing, the Food Network show Worst Cooks in America is having an open casting call at Faces Mears Park in St. Paul, how young gardeners at the Crosswinds Arts & Science School in Woodbury bring some fresh flavors to school lunch, praise for the sandwiches […]