The American Swedish Institute’s Cocktails at the Castle event is happening today in celebration of Valborgsmässoafton (ASI pictured above). An influential Wisconsin chevre pioneer is retiring — here’s a nice retrospective look at her career. A profile on Thomas Kim’s journey to Minnesota and creation of The Left Handed Cook. Bull Run Coffee single origins and blends are $2 off today. And the Minneapolis-based Children’s Cancer Research Fund has a finalist in Chopped All-Stars — if he wins, they’ll receive $50,000 for charity.