Scott Pampuch, who left town for a stint at the Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee after cultivating a strong following at Corner Table and Tour de Farm (find our writeup here), is back in the Twin Cities as the executive chef for Aramark at the University of Minnesota. Indeed Brewing Company throws a party for Art-A-Whirl, complete with a full music lineup and intriguing special release, “L.S.D. Honey Ale” (lavender, sunflower honey, and dates). For the first time ever, the St. Paul Farmers’ Market delays opening by a week to “let spring temperatures catch up and yards dry out.” A reprise of last summer’s Diner en Blanc to look forward to once temperatures stabilize mid-summer. And a profile of Jay Sparks, the influential yet modest executive chef at D’Amico and Partners.