The Churn: When Local Food Isn’t

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Stephanie March pries up some colorful “local food” restaurant puffery and finds nothing but rot, lies, and sorrow beneath it. A PiPress profile of Sweet Science ice cream maven Ashlee Olds (pictured above; here’s our profile). St. Paul loses its Robert St. Sonic Drive In. A visit to Darbar India Bar and Grill. There’s “nothing revolutionary” at the new Cossetta’s eatery, Louis Ristorante. And a long-form look at the newly opened Liquor Boy of St. Louis Park.