The Hanging Cakes of Babylon and Morning Roundup

The current state of play vis-a-vis The Great Wisconsin Beer War (update: Gov. Walker signed the “screw craft brew” budget), Dara’s favorite candymakers, why a local British-born food blogger loves Minneapolis, a unique cake/sculpture featuring lights and chains, more photographs from our Rock the Garden coverage, a favorable write-up for the Tea House in Plymouth, Schell’s Stag Series beer #4 is a Burton Ale, the Strip Club gets a good blog review, the Token Creek Eco-Inn is a new chicken-bespangled eco-inn near Madison, WI featuring home cheese-making workshops among others, the venerable Nankin Cafe will be reborn (sorta) in Woodbury, Bill Roehl takes the Hot Dam Wings challenge at Shamrock’s, and blogger review of Supatra’s Thai Cuisine.