Mike's Mix: WCCO's Iron Bartender ChallengeIn a warm-up to the Minneapolis Iron Bartender 2016 finals, we asked bartenders from the final 4 teams to compete in a warm-up event on our rooftop.
Mike's Mix: Girl Scout Cookie Cocktail Pairings From Hola ArepaMike Augustyniak stopped by Hola Arepa in Minneapolis to find some creative pairings to one of America's favorite seasonal snacks: Girl Scout cookies.
Mike's Mix: Make-Ahead Homemade Egg NogEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak helps kick off the weekend by checking out some of the best cocktail recipes from bars in the Twin Cities. This week, he gets us in the holiday spirit with a Make-Ahead homemade egg nog with former La Belle Vie bartender Adam Gorski who has an upcoming event at Hola Arepa.
Jason DeRusha's Top 14 Sandwiches In The Twin CitiesNovember 3rd is National Sandwich Day, but to me, every day is sandwich day. What makes the ideal sandwich? It’s not easy to achieve.
Mike's Mix: Fall Cocktails At Hola ArepaEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak helps kick off the weekend by checking out some of the best cocktail recipes from bars in the Twin Cities. This week, he's checking out one of the hottest new craft cocktail spots. Today, we say "hola" to some "nueva bebidas de otono" -- new fall drinks -- at Hola Arepa.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 3)Fall is in the air, and Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus are setting aside the pumpkin spice to take in a few other great October happenings.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Sept. 5)It's the last Saturday of the 2015 Minnesota State Fair, and Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak are keeping it jam-packed!
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.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 11)Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak got to hang out with the University of Minnesota Women's golf team to talk about the sport that is really anybody's game. Speaking of golf, The Masters Tournament is back -- and you can catch it on WCCO.
DeRusha Eats: Hola ArepaFive years ago virtually no one in the Twin Cities had heard of an arepa. Now, thanks to one couple, arepas became a red hot food truck and a red hot restaurant. This week, DeRusha eats at Hola Arepa at 35th and Nicollet in South Minneapolis.
2014's Best New Cocktail Bars In MinnesotaTry an old favorite at one of these new watering holes.
2014's Best New Restaurants In MinnesotaThese restaurants are brand new but have proven themselves in a short period of time. Try them if you want variety and something new for dinner tonight.