Bite of the Week: Dipped Hot Italian Beef at Pappy’s Chicago-Style Eatery

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler. Pappy’s means business. You don’t put a Chicago-style eatery in the middle of St. Paul’s East Side without a serious intention to deliver legit food, and that includes the justly famous Italian Beef. After a quick but impassioned … [ Read more]

Grazers Meats launches CSA model for grass-fed beef

During our month of conservation stories, we recommended buying farm-direct beef as a good way to bypass a wasteful supply chain and help out a local farmer’s bottom line. The one downside is that a quarter-cow is a crazy amount of meat. If you’re single, or don’t have a deep freezer, it doesn’t make much … [ Read more]

Schmacon?

Schmacon’s website has a message for its ubiquitous and easier-to-pronounce cousin: “Mooove over Bacon!” Via press release: “SchmaconTM, “Beef’s Answer to BaconTM,” announces its retail launch at Hy-Vee stores across Minnesota. SchmaconTM is a delicious take on a food favorite that provides an appealing option for those who do not eat pork products, those who simply love beef, or … [ Read more]

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