World Championship Cheese and Morning Roundup

In larger markets, newspaper reviews are reserved for exclusive, high-end eateries that offer fine dining,” handmade coffee signs from the Bean Factory in St. Paul, behind the curtain at the World Championship Cheese Contest where Wisconsin cheesemakers won nearly half the gold medals (also see: some cool photos of Wisconsin cheesemakers from our own Becca Dilley), Fulton’s brewery taproom opens this Saturday, catching up with the finally-almost-open Pour Decisions Brewery (which we profiled nearly a year ago), how to shop and eat sustainable fish in Minneapolis-St. Paul (by our own Elizabeth Millard), and a quick guide to local St. Patrick’s Day cheer.