The Weekend Starts Now taped its fifth show at PUBLIC kitchen + bar on Monday, June 22. This episode features the music of Ryan Traster.
This weekly podcast is a joint project of the Heavy Table and Secrets of the City, and it covers art, music, food, drink, culture, and more in the Upper Midwest. If you’d like to join us for the next taping, we’ll be at Du Nord Cocktail Room on Thursday, July 23. Tickets: DuNord
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Hear the whole fifth episode here … (We’re no longer breaking the show out into individual segment files, but we’ll keep listing them so you can preview what’s on tap.)
SEGMENT 1: INTRODUCTION
Taylor and James get serious and talk about the classic experience of going up North, and are joined by guests John Garland and Dan Mogol.
SEGMENT 2: JOHN GARLAND AND DAN MOGOL
Writer John Garland recently had a City Pages cover story about the Twin Cities comedy scene centered on stand up Dan Mogol; we chatted with both of them.
SEGMENT 3: PICK 3
Praise for the fried chicken at Nighthawks, kickball, Mark Mothersbaugh at the MIA, and more.
SEGMENT 4: JESSE DEGROSS FROM PUBLIC KITCHEN + BAR
How to build a cocktail program from the ground up, how to show off the spirit at the heart of a drink, and how to make summer heat not just bearable but downright delightful.
SEGMENT 5: YOUR WEEKEND PLANS
Did you know M-60 firecrackers are waterproof?