Drink

Help us name our Super Troopers collab beer

It was a Super (Trooper) Tuesday at Barrel Theory. Erik Stolhanske—aka “Rabbit”—was in the house with The Growler crew for a special brew day on … [Read more]

Fire Cider: The DIY winter tonic that’ll punch you in the face

There’s no denying that fire cider looks bad. Its glow-in-the-dark yellowish hue is like a liquid version of hepatitis. But not to worry—it tastes … [Read more]

10 things you need to know about Winter Beer Dabbler 2018

Dabbler Day is nearly upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited. This year’s event is shaping up to be the best one yet, incoming snowstorm and all. … [Read more]

Homebrew Recipe: Snozz Project Dry Hopped Fruited Unicorn Sour

The Growler and actor and comedian Erik Stolhanske of Broken Lizard are joining forces Tuesday, February 20 for a special brew day at Barrel Theory … [Read more]

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Food

The Mill: Pepitos taken over by El Burrito Mercado, to be called El Burrito Minneapolis

The restaurant formerly known as Pepitos has been taken over by the family behind St. Paul’s El Burrito Mercado, and will reopen as El Burrito … [Read more]

MSP well-represented on longlist of James Beard Awards 2018 semifinalists

The James Beard Award Foundation released their longlist of semifinalists for their 2018 honors Thursday morning. Minneapolis–St. Paul was well … [Read more]

The Mill: Kale Thome has big plans for a little barbecue joint

Minnesota Barbecue Co. is the next big thing to hit Northeast Minneapolis, in a space no larger than 800 square feet. Kale Thome, Minnesota Barbecue’s … [Read more]

So long Wild Onion, Red Rabbit is coming to Grand Avenue

After two decades on Grand Avenue, St. Paul's Wild Onion Bar & Restaurant is closing its doors on March 31 and will be transformed into Red … [Read more]

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Arts & Culture

The Mill: Sturgill Simpson, Band of Horses headlining Hinterland Music Festival 2018

The tiny Iowan town of St. Charles will once again host the fourth annual Hinterland Music Festival on August 3 and 4, this year with its biggest and most diverse lineup yet. At the top of the bill is Grammy-winning country and roots … [Read more]

Winter Weary? Staycation Ideas for the Fancy and the Frugal

For the Frugal By Bill Lindeke No matter how many generations your roots stretch back, winter is the true test for any Minnesotan. By the time February rolls around, the months of shortened days, numb appendages, icy streets, and long, cold nights … [Read more]

Caleb Truax was never going to be World Champ. Someone should have told Caleb Truax

Osseo native Caleb Truax hung up his cleats and left the football program at Virginia State in 2003 to transfer back home to the University of Minnesota. An injury from high school left him with lingering patellar tendinitis and cut his collegiate … [Read more]

Craft Culture: An artful existence with Fox Meets Bear

As the shell started to break apart, a mess of wet, matted feathers began to show through the opening. Late into the night, Johnna Holmgren sat on a stool in her living room with her gaze fixed on the incubator set up in front of her. After caring … [Read more]

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