Lyndale Tap House

Ale Asylum Goes Big and Morning Roundup

Madison’s Ale Asylum brewery is planning a new, nearly $7 million brewery and restaurant near the Dane County airport; a review of the Brau Bros. Ring Neck Braun Ale; Betty’s (voted worst pie maker for both absolute taste and value by The Heavy Table) starts its “Slice of Heaven” tour of shopping malls (AKA); the […]

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Horgen’s Lyndale Love Letter

Nightlife columnist Tom Horgen takes a brief break from pounding shots of rail tequila to pen a passionate apologia for the Lyndale Tap House, calling out the “just bloggers” who went after it. His theory: a few weeks post-opening is too early for snarky remarks. How about this as a proposal, Tom Horgen: As food […]

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November 11 Morning Roundup

Rachel highlights the hits and misses of Loring Kitchen and Ginger Hop, meditations on Russian vodka, Well Fed Guide to Life heads to Lyndale Tap House, eat better than the competition and win a ($15) gift certificate at Satay2Go, extensive consideration of favorite coffee shops (the utterly excellent Fireroast Mountain makes the list), and how […]

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November 9 Morning Roundup

Thoughts on the hunting and cooking of grouse, octopus dumpling adventures worth following (featuring an √¶bleskiver pan!), Eating Animals points out that the USDA is not, repeat not the US Department of Animal Welfare, the Whitest Thing That Ever Happened*, the Second Whitest Thing That Ever Happened, a review of India Palace in Eden Center, […]

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November 3 Morning Roundup

Tastebud Tart explains why a 2-oz. scoop is so fabulous, Bill Roehl demands to know how BW-3, which he hates, makes so much money, a vegetarian take on the Blue Door Pub, detailed notes on Surly Darkness from The Captain’s Chair, a local adventure in making Worcestershire sauce, We Got Served takes the Lyndale Tap […]

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October 27 Morning Roundup

High marks for Furthermore and Capital Brewery beers in an autumnal ale roundup, the blowback against the Lyndale Tap House review continues over on Because Emily Says So, the Butcher Block has pared down its ambitious wing selection and hours, Bill Roehl digs his BD’s Mongolian Grill preview meal, East Lake concurs with this writer’s […]

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October 23 Morning Roundup

Bill Roehl disembowels Molly Cool’s Seafood Tavern (“disgusting,” “a huge disappointment,” “ruined by sauces and blackening spices,” and more), a new fro-yo place called Frulala is on the way, arctic char is hot right now, a photo of the new Barrio truck, Hungry in SW tackles the topic of local restaurant marketing and offers praise […]

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October 21 Morning Roundup

Rachel does a ride-along with Captain Awesome of Galactic Pizza, Second Harvest seeks volunteer apple gleaners, praise for the pit beef (“amazingly tender shaved beef”) at Lyndale Tap House, if you missed the whole Cargill beef tonsil thing, it’s pretty disturbing, Dara sings the praises of the cheesesteak sandwich at Papa’s in North Minneapolis, Well […]

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September 29 Morning Roundup

Lyndale Tap House opens officially tonight (and Dara praises the sexy art photos blasts the sexist pin-ups on the wall), the newly established Sweetland Orchard makes its debut at the Mill City Farmers Market, Martha and Tom go grape picking at St. Croix Vineyards, a Daily Kos post recapping a controversial Michael Pollan appearance in […]

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