Tap Talk: Duluth Named No. 5 Beer Town In U.S. For OktoberfestZiggy zaggy! Duluth has been nationally-recognized as one of the best towns to celebrate Oktoberfest – outside of Germany, of course.
Mike's Mix: Bradstreet CraftshouseEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed to Bradstreet Craftshouse
Regions Hospital Accepts $50K Bid For Queen's WhiskyOfficials with the Regions Hospital Foundation said Wednesday they've accepted a $50,000 bid on one of two bottles of Bowmore Whisky from "The Queen's Cask."
Mike's Mix: Eastside Eat & DrinkEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he visits Eastside Eat & Drink and muddles, strains and stirs like a pro.
Mike's Mix: The Exchange Nightclub & Alibi LoungeFall is right around the corner and, while there's still time to enjoy a patio, Mike's Mix is previewing new indoor choices for the cooler weather. There's something for the beer geeks this week as he heads downstairs from the Pourhouse in Minneapolis to The Alibi Lounge, a place that took its name from a lying barber and a gangster.
Tap Talk: Bent Paddle BrewingJust a short walk away from the western nose of Lake Superior, nestled in Duluth, lies a brewery that specializes in bending the brewing tradition.
Mike's Mix: Gin Drinks From Tattersall Cocktail RoomLast week, Mike checked out Tattersall Distilling. This week, he visited their cocktail room.
Mike's Mix: Blue Henn Artisan Tonic SyrupEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he visits Blue Henn and revises his opinion on the "love it or hate it" tonic.
Bon Appétit's List Of Best New Restaurants Has 3 From MinnesotaIf you've eaten at Hola Arepa, Spoon and Stable or Heyday in recent months, you've sampled one of the nation's best new restaurants. According to Bon Appétit magazine, all three are among the 50 best new places to get a meal throughout the nation.
Mike's Mix: Smoky Watermelon MargaritaWatermelon, outside, on a hot day -- it's pretty refreshing, right? Make a margarita out of it, and you've hit upon a bestseller at Salsa a la Salsa -- Uptown Minneapolis's authentic Mexican restaurant.
Mike's Mix: Cider CocktailsEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he mixes things up and brings you a few cocktails that will be served at the Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic.
DeRusha Eats: Saguaro In MinneapolisAt Saguaro Restaurant in south Minneapolis, you'll find tacos, enchiladas and tamales, but this isn't exactly a Mexican restaurant.