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Ideal Diner on Heavy Table

Ideal Diner in NE Mpls. has reopened after being closed for a while.  It all started in 1949.


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Girl Scout Cookies Review

James Norton of The Heavy Table and SuperTaster review Girl Scout Cookies


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Pasta Sauce Throwdown

James Norton of Heavy Table and SuperTaster rates 5 popular pasta sauces.


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Winning Recipes For Grilled Cheese Contest

Here are the four winning recipes for the WCCO Heavy Table Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe Contest James Norton’s notes included.


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The Samuel Adams Milkshake

James Norton of the Heavy Table reviews the Samuel Adams Milkshake


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The Heavy Table With James Norton

James Norton takes a trip to Seattle and shows us the Seattle Dog.


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Beer, Mother-In-Law Sugar and Thick Bacon

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How To Choose A Dog For Your BBQ

James Norton of Heavy Table and shows us how to make a great dog by choosing the best dog.


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Curiocity: North Coast Nosh III Welcomed With Open Arms

I think it says something when a local food event, featuring the best from local purveyors, sells out in just a few days.


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Curiocity: Eating A Local Snack At North Coast Nosh

Food and poetry go hand in hand. I couldn’t help but think of the poetic writings of M.F.K. Fisher as I walked around the North Coast Nosh, put on by and the Peace Coffee Shop in the Longfellow neighborhood in Minneapolis.


Pete Loeffler of Harriet Brewing hands out a sample pour of beer at the first North Coast Nosh. (credit: Becca Dilley/Heavy Table)

Curiocity: Locavores Unite For North Coast Nosh

When it comes to local meats, cheeses, beer and more, let’s face it — we Minnesotans are pretty spoiled. Not only do we have some incredible vendors and highly talented artisans right in the heart of the Twin Cities, but thanks to various events, we have optimal times to experience them all at once.



Best Blogs In The Twin Cities

Putting together a list of best blogs in the Twin Cities is something like trying to pick your favorite child: it depends on the day of the week. But I’ve compiled some of my favorite Twin Cities blogs: from food, to nightlife, to arts and cats.

CBS Minnesota–11/04/2010