Mike's Mix: 2 Drinks From Side Bar At Surdyk'sSide Bar at Surdyk's opened in June of 2021 as a compliment to the adjoining liquor, cheese, and deli shop. Here are recipes for two of their cocktails:
National Chicken Wing Shortage Leaves Many Restaurants Without The Popular ItemRay J's American Grill has been voted to have the best wings in Minnesota, but owners are having a hard time making sure their signature dish is available.
Hot Dogs Are Minnesota's Most Popular Barbecue ItemThe most popular in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and South Dakota: hot dogs. Only North Dakota went for hamburgers, among local states.
Mike's Mix: Chankaska Spirits' Smoked NegroniAt Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery, in Kasota, MN, you’ll also find Chankaska Spirits – a microdistillery producing 13 spirits on site.
Cinco De Mayo: Jason DeRusha's Recommended Latino-Owned Mexican RestaurantsThe history of May 5 dates to 1862, when Mexico’s Army beat the French at the Battle of Puebla. Today, you can celebrate by visiting one of the terrific Latino-owned restaurants in the Twin Cities.
Brit's Pub Reopens Its Doors After More Than Half A Year ShutteredAt the beginning of March last year, Brit's Pub was getting ready to celebrate its 30th year in downtown Minneapolis. Then, COVID-19 hit bringing a shutdown and restrictions.
Brit's Pub To Reopen In Downtown Minneapolis Later This MonthBrit's Pub closed last year after being damaged during riots, looting and a fire.
Top 7 Minnesota Baking And Recipe InfluencersAlong with the help of Maggie LaMaack, group director for influencer and brand partnerships at Fast Horse, WCCO's Jason DeRusha has compiled a list of the top seven baking and recipe influencers based in Minnesota.
America's Least Favorite Pizza Topping Is ... Not PineappleA new survey finds, not terribly surprisingly, that America's #1 favorite pizza topping is pepperoni, followed closely behind by sausage.
Mike's Mix: Sooki & Mimi's 'Condessa'Mike Augustyniak recently went to Sooki & Mimi, a new restaurant opened by James Beard Award-winner Ann Kim, to learn their "Condessa" Recipe.
For National Bagel Day, Jason DeRusha Lists His Top Bagel Spots In MinnesotaCraving a bagel on National Bagel Day?
Esquire Magazine Names The 1 Minnesota Restaurant That America ‘Can’t Afford To Lose’ Amid COVIDOn Wednesday, Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce a set of relaxed regulations for indoor dining in Minnesota. That being said, the restaurant industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
List Of Restaurants Ready To Step In To Cook Your Thanksgiving Meal This YearThanksgiving is a few weeks away, and with COVID-19 cases still on the rise, it's likely most are going to opt for a smaller-scale Thanksgiving dinner in a much smaller gathering.
Election Day Food Deals, Freebies For Voters And Poll Workers In MinnesotaElection Day may be a stressful or emotional time for many, and a bunch of restaurants are stepping up with discounted or even free comfort food to help you cope.
List Of Restaurants, Brewpubs With Heated PatiosAs fall creeps into winter and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold steady in Minnesota, many restaurants are retrofitting their offerings to make sure they can still serve you your favorite meals over the cold months.