Flavor Faves: The science behind our favorite food pairings

Peruse the menu at any upscale eatery, and you expect to see suggested wines or beers listed alongside the house specialties. Some restaurants cut right to the chase, pouring specially selected pinots and ports with tasting courses. We’re often grateful for the direction and trust the flavor profiles will work together instead of fighting for … [ Read more]

Ham Hock Ravioli and Badger Hill Three Tree Rye at the Gray House

Food Meets Beer Finds Plenty to Love at the Gray House By Jason Walker, The Heavy Table Photos by Jamie Schumacher Local diners know both food and beer, and if up-and-comers like Gray don’t deliver on both accounts, it’s splitsville. Growing up in a booming beer city can do a lot for a young chef. … [ Read more]

Anise Braised Beef Short Ribs with Brau Brothers Sheephead at Ngon Bistro

Food Meets Beer supports small business during LRT construction on University by visiting Ngon Bistro By James Norton, The Heavy Table Hai Truong, the chef/owner of Ngon Bistro in St. Paul, radiates the grounded intensity found in those who have arrived at their careers in a roundabout but ultimately purposeful manner. Truong trained in economics and … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20