DeRusha Eats: Kim Bartmann's 'Permaculture' Garden FarmeWhat Taya Schulte and Seamus Fitzgerald are doing in Ramsey seems so far away from the ski ball at Pat's Tap or the fried chicken at Third Bird. But eight urban dive bars and restaurants are directly linked to this one-acre farm in the north suburbs, thanks to restaurant owner Kim Bartmann.
Mike's Mix: Pat's Tap's Blood & SnowEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads to Pat's Tap for a new spin on an old Hollywood classic -- the Blood & Snow.
Mpls. Voters To Decide Fate Of 70/30 LawMinneapolis voters will now have a say on a controversial liquor law in the city. In November, voters will decide on whether or not to repeal the 70/30 law. The 1997 city charter amendment was originally put in place to try to prevent restaurants that sold liquor from becoming neighborhood trouble spots.
MNsure Making Final Push To Get 'Invincibles' EnrolledMinnesota's online health care exchange is turning to star-power to get so-called "young invincibles" to sign up for health insurance. The deadline to enroll with MNsure, as required by the Affordable Care Act is a week from Monday, March 31.
Curiocity: MN Restaurants, Chefs Named James Beard SemifinalistsWe've all known the kind of stellar restaurants and chefs we've been blessed with here in the Twin Cities. But as the semifinalist list for the 2013 James Beard Awards prove, the rest of the country is taking notice.
Curiocity: Pat's Tap Brings Skee-Ball To S. MinneapolisSure, the gastro pub is nothing new. But a gastro pub with ... wait for it ... skee-ball? Now that's something to write home about.