War and Peace Coffee and Morning Roundup

Kieran Folliard sues Jameson over trademark rights to “big ginger” whiskey cocktails, a cocktail throwdown between Richy Rivera of Eli’s East and Rob Jones of Meritage, Rick runs into and chats with three food and drink pros (Benjamin Jacoby of Craftsman, bartender T.J. Akerson of Mission, and John Rimarcik of Rachel’s), Iowa-based Wellman’s Pub is moving into the former Drink location at 26 5th St. N., a new locally made aquavit called Gamle Ode will debut at an upcoming Danish American Center fundraiser, a vintage photograph of Caesar’s Bar on Cedar Ave., growlers of Fulton’s War and Peace (a Peace Coffee-infused imperial stout) will be available this Saturday, some lovely photos of Pizzeria Lola, and some WACSO illustrations of Tilia and Steven Brown (posted here in honor of their Silver Whisk nomination).