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October 12 Morning Roundup

Kramarczuk’s opens in White Bear Lake, Bill Roehl visits and enjoys the Minnesota Room in Mendota Heights and swoons for Fasika in St. Paul, Red Pepper is delighted by a deft vegetarian improv at Sea Change, Liz got 193 pounds of produce out of her garden this year, Pastureland Coop writes that it’s been a […]

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Surly Darkness Details

Fans of the annual coming of Surly’s big ol’ imperial stout take note. Via MNBeer: “2500+ bottles of Darkness will be sold to liquor stores November 2, in addition to the 5000 bottles to be sold at brewery Oct. 24, where the first 800 people will be able to buy up to 6 bottles.”

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September 30 Morning Roundup

Mayor Rybak praises the expansion of Holy Land Deli (which snagged a city small business loan), Channel 12 visits Surly [via MNBeer], three seven fails to enjoy some expensive Hen of the Woods mushrooms, the controversy over SweeTango apples and their limited licensing, Rachel takes an etiquette class, Cocina Latina is the name of the […]

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September 28 Tweet Rodeo

17 ingredients and 36 hours of labor — is a homemade bloody mary worth the effort? @Atlantic_Food says this is the best recipe, @BirchwoodCafe announces today’s release of their new entree, “Wild Mushroom Mac ‘n Cheese,” @MplsFarmMarket posts recipes from @TangledNoodle’s cooking demo, @Cookbook offers a simple recipe for “Autumn Endives,” @SurlyBrewing’s Coffee Bender wins […]

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Tracy’s Saloon & Eatery Surly Fest

Tracy’s Saloon & Eatery is hosting a six-course tasting menu incorporating Surly beers, including the brewery’s interpretation of an Octoberfest. Sep. 21, 6:30pm, $28 for a ticket — call 651.361.0923 to order. At 7:30pm (open to the public) the eatery offers two-for-one Surly pints and $4 Furious-boiled brats.

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September 4 Morning Roundup

The coolest photos of broccoli romanesco you’ll see this month (looks like magnified pollen or something… very fractal!), meditations on corn (baby, fried cakes, and more) from Anna of True Thai, photos from the newly opened Grand Szechuan in Bloomington, mango hot sauce and a great photo from A Crafty Lass, campfire pizza in a […]

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August 21 Tweet Rodeo

Socially conscious beer at the State Fair? Perhaps the seemingly endless consumerism can be mediated at the Great Minnesota Get-Together… @Finnegans will be available in the grandstand, @CrispinCider’s new artisanal Honey Crisp is now in stock at @SurdyksLiquor, Beatrice Ojakangas of The Great Scandinavian Baking Book fame offers a book-signing at @CooksCrocusHill of St. Paul, […]

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August 19 Tweet Rodeo

National chain Whole Foods Market is getting more flak (and publicity) than ever — @ZacharyCohen posts another addition to an increasingly polemic debate that has followed CEO John Mackey’s widely published political commentary, @RedStagNE invites you to their block party on Saturday, @MNBeer shares the latest news on upcoming events SurlyFest and Darkness Day, @France44Cheese […]

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August 17 Tweet Rodeo

Can there be too much of something as good as a cupcake? @SavorTheThyme reports on a 1224-pound, 2 million-calorie cupcake that made the Guinness Book of World Records, @MplsFarmMarket suggests trying water spinach (and tells you how to serve it), @SurlyBrewing will┬árelease previously draft-only “Hell” on Wednesday at Moto-i, @Rick_Bayless instructs you how to remove […]

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