Mike Augustyniak heads to a beloved Irish pub in downtown Minneapolis that has some head-turning cocktails.
Benedict’s Morning Heroes is Executive Chef Mike Rakun’s spin on the modern diner, where the food and atmosphere are fun, simple, and approachable.
Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak features a local mixologist to get a new recipe you can use to impress your craft cocktail-enthusiast friends. This week, he heads to NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar to try a couple of simple, satisfying cocktails.
“If La Nina conditions develop, we predict it will be weak and potentially short-lived,” said NOAA’s Mike Halpert.
Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak features a local mixologist to get a new recipe you can use to impress your craft cocktail-enthusiast friends. This week, he tries a margarita from the Twin Cities’ preeminent tequila bar.
Prairie Organic Spirits are crafted and distilled to taste in Minnesota for worldwide distribution.
This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Zen Box Izakaya for a vegan spin on a kitschy dessert cocktail classic.
Mike gets a tasty preview of a new, refined Mexican restaurant from the folks behind Lyn65.
Mike goes to the historic Mill City Museum Train Shed to sample a cocktail that features a once-outlawed spirit.
This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Baja Haus on Lake Minnetonka to check out the Bad Hombre.
The story of Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm reads like a book that you just can’t put down.
The total solar eclipse is nearly upon us!
Upstairs Circus is a makers studio located inside a full bar (or vice versa).
Each week, Mike Augustyniak connects with a local mixologist to see what’s mixing up in the Twin Cities. This week, Mike went to Dalton and Wade Whiskey Common to try out a few highball creations.
Renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, now account for 22 percent of the power Minnesotans consume. It’s a growing industry, but it’s also a new industry that comes with some unusual questions.
The Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic will celebrate local and national craft spirits for the sixth year this Thursday.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak seeks out the best and latest cocktails from local mixologists.
Gray Duck Tavern is an upscale tavern serving global flavors in a comfort-food style — and cocktails, of course.
Called GOES-R at launch, and now named GOES-16, it has cutting-edge sensors that will eventually replace the 1970s technology we currently use.
In Mike’s Mix this week, we learn how Maker’s Mark is giving bars 1,001 options to add a complex and one-of-a-kind flavor to the bourbon they sell.
Chances are that when you think Bourbon, you think Kentucky. And, when you think Kentucky, you may think Maker’s Mark.
This week, Mike Augustyniak is trying a few from Bar Brigade — just a “little neighborhood wine bar.”
Mike heads this week to Tilt Pinball Bar for a couple of their high-scoring cocktails.
To understand why the Paris Climate Accord is important step in fighting global warming, you first need to understand the facts of climate change.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to the Hi-Lo Diner to try their interesting takes on the bloody mary.