April 5 Morning Roundup

An inspection of McMahon’s Pub 11 days before the fatal fire revealed “an untested fire alarm system, missing extinguishers and other fire code violations” writes the Strib; Sea Change reviewed in the New York Times by local scribe Michael Tortorello; a “man, that kinda rings true” insight into Wisconsin’s hard-drinking legislature; a website that helps […]


September 1 Morning Roundup

Lions Tap is apparently suing McDonald’s over its “who’s your patty?” catchphrase, Green Your Plate attains peach-almond-cherry nirvana, Shore Lunch-breaded walleye at Heart Spoon, apparently some people call Eggs in a Frame “Egg in a Nest,” The Captain’s Chair loves Stub and Herb’s (and Lift Bridge Minnesota Tan), The Food Court still digs Meritage, and […]


Vote “Walleye,” Everyone

The Minnesota DNR is weighing its options for the 2009 Critical Habitat license plate design, and there is one clear winner: Walleye. Walleye are delicious, and look fantastic, and the “o” in Minnesota is also a bobber. Vote now, vote often. [Via Terhark‘s Gmail status message]