Rush River

Gouda Battle and Morning Roundup

Bad blood and controversy mar a planned expansion of Holland’s Family Cheese (home to the excellent Marieke Gouda) in Thorp, WI; Piccolo will take a brief powder in March; the Virginia, MN connection for the Mondavi family of winemakers; thoughts on Rush River Winter Warmer Ale; a profile of Bossy Acres CSA; and Madison’s new […]

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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 […]

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Food Truck Court and May 13 Tweet Rodeo

An opportunity to win Avenue Q tickets and dinner at @SanctuaryRestaurant, @amuseeWine dubs the truffle pappardelle at @HeidisMpls to be “Food CRACK!”, @ForkKnifeSpoon helps recruit helpers for @FoxyFalafel this summer, @128cafe teams up with a bunch of other purveyors to launch “Food Truck Court,” and @Senor_Wong plans a cask beer dinner featuring Rush River for […]

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Goda Cafe Opens and Morning Roundup

Dave’s BrewFarm will be selling beer at Miller Park in Milwaukee; Brenda Langton of Spoonriver gives The Human Doing a vegetarian cooking lesson; Deb Carey of New Glarus Brewing is named Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year; the African-themed Goda Cafe opens at 34th and Nicollet; turmoil and intrigue vis-a-vis Oceanaire and McCormick & […]

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June 11 Tweet Rodeo

What foods are on @MSPMag critics’ minds? @AndrewZimmern “swoons” for Piccolo; @StephMarch raves about HauteDish’s The Godfather drink. Meanwhile, @LocalDlish recommends Cherry Tree House Farms’ shiitakes, and @GrumpysNE serves up a Rush River firkin for Firkin Friday.

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May 28 Morning Roundup

Raves from a visitor for Wisconsin’s exotic and grillable juusto cheese, the Star Tribune’s fifth edition of the Taste 50, DeRusha dines upon the magical food of demigods at La Belle Vie,¬†brie and cranberry burgers, Crystal’s Spargelfest report (plus check out the Black Forest Inn’s daring new veal heart / kidneys / liver offal specials)¬†, […]

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