Wisconsin Cheese, Triumphant and Morning Roundup

A Wisconsin cheese wins Best of Show at the American Cheese Society Conference (and Wisconsin cheese wins almost a third of all of the awards given, more than any other state), Rick Nelson samples the State Fair fare (plus read Dara, and our own roundup is here), Gardens of Eagan is having an interesting fundraising dinner Sep. 11 [see PDF], Heavy Table makes USA Today for an ice cream recommendation, Chef Shack gets a Bon Appetit nod as being among the top 10 best farmers market prepared food stands, blogger Colin offers his reflections on best State Fair eats, the Great Lakes region is kicking ass when it comes to craft beer growth, and $1 tacos al pastor at La Hacienda through Aug. 31 (a steal at twice the price!).