TBF’s Erin Rolek named to F&W 2017 Sommeliers of the Year

The Bachelor Farmer’s Erin Rolek was named by Food & Wine Magazine as one of eight 2017 Sommeliers of the Year. “Rolek hunts for new discoveries in a city that’s just beginning to have a thrilling wine scene,” writes F&W. “Her 100-plus-bottle list hews to cool-climate wines that fit 
chef Paul Berglund’s cool-region cooking—it’s local … [ Read more]

Bachelor Farmer Cafe adds cocktails

North Loopers pining for The Bachelor Farmer’s erstwhile brunch service were happy to see the open-faced sandwiches and pastries make the transition to Bachelor Farmer Cafe, which opened in January of this year. Well, glory be. Now the cocktails have returned as well. “It’s a cool opportunity to bring back the things people loved,” says Casey Underkofler, … [ Read more]

Vogue has discovered Minneapolis—and is really pumped about it

Vogue posted today a love-letter of sorts to about Minneapolis, singing the praises of the City of Lakes, from its lakes (duh) to its arts, food, shopping, and more. …The city itself is brimming with travel opportunities—especially during the warmer months. Maybe lake culture and the Midwest friendliness are infectious characteristics. Maybe winter-weary Minnesotans know … [ Read more]

Minnesota Spoon: Pork chops and plating with chef Paul Berglund

Chef Paul Berglund picks through the selection of knives available in Jon Wipfli’s kitchen, hefts a couple of them, and settles on his weapon of choice. Holding it in his left hand, he trues up the root ends of a row of scallions, rocks the knife up toward its tip, and with a single smooth … [ Read more]

Last ever Kräftskiva! headliner announced

The Bachelor Farmer, Marvel Bar, and Askov Finlayson celebrate five years in the North Loop neighborhood with their fifth and final Kräftskiva!, from 5pm to 10pm on Saturday, August 6. Indie rock favorite Metric will headline the annual summer block party/crayfish festival. “Kräftskiva! 2016 will be our fifth and final, and we’ve decided to go out with … [ Read more]

Paul Berglund wins James Beard Award for Best Chef Midwest

Paul Berglund, chef at The Bachelor Farmer in the North Loop of Minneapolis, was honored last night with the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Midwest. Berglund (pictured, left, attending our recent brisket dinner) is the first Minneapolis chef to bring home the award with Isaac Becker (112 Eatery) in 2011. It was the … [ Read more]

There’s Something About Brandy

For all the excitement about local small-batch spirits, why is brandy lagging behind? Somewhere in Wisconsin at this very moment, a cherry and an orange slice are being muddled in a glass. They’re being pulverized with a sugar cube and a dash of bitters. A few ice cubes get added, then a slug of rail brandy … [ Read more]

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Pork Belly and Great Lakes Elliot Ness at the Bachelor Farmer

Food Meets Beer visits the Bachelor Farmer Written by James Norton Only open since August 2011, The Bachelor Farmer is a culinary wunderkind with a silk-lined pedigree. Founded by Eric and Andrew Dayton, sons of the state’s governor, the North Loop restaurant has been busy since the doors opened. When we arrived to talk beer … [ 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