Within the last 5 years a Cocktail Renaissance has hit the Twin Cities; Minneapolis, in particular.
Mike visits Martina in Minneapolis, where they craft cocktails that are works of art.
At this point the die has been cast and, no matter what happens in December, this year will almost certainly end up as the 3rd warmest on record.
Mike invited Nate McLemore and Jesse Held of Constantine over for some last-minute holiday beverage ideas.
NOAA took normal climate factors to determine the probability that there would be at least 1 inch of snow on the ground on Dec. 25.
This week, Mike Augustyniak heads back in time to get a taste of the 1920s in northeast Minneapolis.
Get out and enjoy this first weekend of December with help from Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak!
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds interesting cocktails that mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he heads to the brand new HAI HAI in northeast Minneapolis to try a pair of Asian-inspired cocktails.
Winters in Minneapolis-St. Paul have each warmed 6.0° F since 1970, behind only Burlington, Vermont.
After your Thanksgiving meal and before your first nap it’s nice to get out for a bit and walk off the bloat.
Mike Augustyniak heads to a beloved Irish pub in downtown Minneapolis that has some head-turning cocktails.
Benedict’s Morning Heroes is Executive Chef Mike Rakun’s spin on the modern diner, where the food and atmosphere are fun, simple, and approachable.
Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak features a local mixologist to get a new recipe you can use to impress your craft cocktail-enthusiast friends. This week, he heads to NOLO’s Kitchen & Bar to try a couple of simple, satisfying cocktails.
“If La Nina conditions develop, we predict it will be weak and potentially short-lived,” said NOAA’s Mike Halpert.
Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak features a local mixologist to get a new recipe you can use to impress your craft cocktail-enthusiast friends. This week, he tries a margarita from the Twin Cities’ preeminent tequila bar.
Prairie Organic Spirits are crafted and distilled to taste in Minnesota for worldwide distribution.
This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Zen Box Izakaya for a vegan spin on a kitschy dessert cocktail classic.
Mike gets a tasty preview of a new, refined Mexican restaurant from the folks behind Lyn65.
Mike goes to the historic Mill City Museum Train Shed to sample a cocktail that features a once-outlawed spirit.
This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Baja Haus on Lake Minnetonka to check out the Bad Hombre.
The story of Schell’s Brewery in New Ulm reads like a book that you just can’t put down.
The total solar eclipse is nearly upon us!
Upstairs Circus is a makers studio located inside a full bar (or vice versa).
Each week, Mike Augustyniak connects with a local mixologist to see what’s mixing up in the Twin Cities. This week, Mike went to Dalton and Wade Whiskey Common to try out a few highball creations.
Renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, now account for 22 percent of the power Minnesotans consume. It’s a growing industry, but it’s also a new industry that comes with some unusual questions.