Meritage Oysterfest Photos, Some St. Paul Farmers’ Market History, and Morning Roundup

Nom Nom Foodie beautifully shoots and writes up Meritage’s Oysterfest 2012, SPNN’s Emily Noble has a great video interview on the St. Paul Farmers’ Market’s Xang Vang, Zen Box Izakaya has some photos from their one-year anniversary, Peter Groynom walks through making your own simple syrups, City Pages briefs Gray House, and Ryan on MNBeer considers the possibility […]


Congressional Hot Dish and Morning Roundup

Sen. Franken and Rep. Cravaack split the MN Congressional delegation hot dish honors (their respective recipes are here and here), thoughts on Restaurant Week at Saffron, labels from Borealis Fermentery (a Belgian-style brewery near Duluth), there’s a Cooking With Surly website [via MNBeer], Rick heralds the upcoming JJ’s Coffee + Wine Bistro in Uptown and […]


Beer Pricing Mania and Morning Roundup

The brewmaster at Schell’s “go[es] wild” in defense of Surdyk’s pricing of Surly Darkness, food writer Mecca Bos will be helping to open the new deli Rye, a taste of peach-wood aged saison from Dave’s BrewFarm (also see our Dave’s BrewFarm profile), the verdict is out as to whether this new “Minnesota Burrito” hotdish T-shirt […]