The Eat Shop Cometh and Morning Roundup

An NYC-hosted Minnesota State Fair simulation on Aug. 18, a taste of Ray’s Southside Indian at the Baldwin exit in Wisconsin (here’s our review), a nice shot of wild boar at Birdhouse (here’s our Birdhouse review), analysis of Cold Spring’s new brand (Third Street BrewHouse), motion in St. Paul on the Frogtown Farm project and outdoor dining, a brief look at the upcoming Eat Shop in Plymouth from the chef / owner’s wife (Stephanie March of Mpls St. Paul), and author / Minneapolitan Stephanie Lucianovic will be doing a reading from Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater’s Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate Aug. 20 at Magers and Quinn.