April 2018: Record Cold in the US; Still Hot, GloballyFor many of us, weather (like politics, as Tip O'Neill famously said) is local; it's easy to forget that weather conditions can vary widely.
Mike's Mix: Stillwater SipperThis week, Mike's Mix stops at the Bait Shop Bar in The Oasis Cafe to make and sample the Stillwater Sipper.
Literary Death Match in MinneapolisThe unique event returns to Minneapolis next week.
Mother's Day In MinnesotaMade your plans to wine and dine Mom yet? If not, hop to.
Mike's Mix: Mexican Heat MargaritaThe "Rojo de Mayo" celebration at St. Louis Park's Rojo Mexican Grill runs all weekend long.
Mike's Mix: Margarita Pequena At Spoon & StableEach week, Mike Augustyniak visits a local mixologist to see what they're stirring up. This week, he heads to Spoon & Stable to try their twist on the margarita.
Cinco de Mayo In MinnesotaThe festive Mexican holiday continues to gain popularity in Minnesota.
Mike's Mix: The Hasty Tasty's Green MaryThis week, Mike heads to a hot new Minneapolis spot where the Bloody Mary's aren't red!
Mike's Mix: Smoked Maple Old Fashioned From Brick And BourbonEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds out what local mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he went to Brick and Bourbon in Stillwater for a feast of the senses.
Mike's Mix: Milano Torino From Parlour St. PaulWhen Parlour opened in Minneapolis' North Loop in 2013, it changed not only the neighborhood, but local cocktail culture.
The Winner of Cochon555 Is...We have many talented chefs here in the Twin Cities. Enough talent to have attracted the attention of Cochon555, a national whole-hog chef competition, who added Minneapolis to its select list of competition stops back in 2015.
Minnesota's Best April Festivals To Check OutAs spring fully arrives with the promise of summer ahead, the busiest festival time of the year is not far away.