Mike's Mix: 2017 Holiday Gift GuideIf you want to go beyond the gift card this year, but are nervous about what to give someone with a home bar, I'd start by considering a gadget or tool.
Mike's Mix: A Taste Of The Past At Al's PlaceThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads back in time to get a taste of the 1920s in northeast Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Say Hi Hi To Hai HaiEach 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.
Mike's Mix: Pumpkin Spice Lawsuit From Five Watt CoffeeThis week, Mike Augustyniak found a kick of caffeine with your favorite fall spice -- and some booze, of course.
Mike's Mix: Dancing In The MoonlightThis week, Mike Augustyniak is trying his hand at a few Thanksgiving cocktails, including Dancing in the Moonlight -- a pumpkin pie in a glass.
Mike's Mix: Kieran's Irish PubMike Augustyniak heads to a beloved Irish pub in downtown Minneapolis that has some head-turning cocktails.
Mike's Mix: Breakfast Blends At Benedict's Morning HeroesBenedict's Morning Heroes is Executive Chef Mike Rakun’s spin on the modern diner, where the food and atmosphere are fun, simple, and approachable.
Mike's Mix: Nolo's Kitchen & BarEvery 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.
Mike's Mix: Diamonte Pepino Margarita From BarrioEvery 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.
Mike's Mix: 3 Cocktails From Prairie Organic SpiritsPrairie Organic Spirits are crafted and distilled to taste in Minnesota for worldwide distribution.
Mike's Mix: My Neighbor The Hibagon (Vegan Grasshopper)This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Zen Box Izakaya for a vegan spin on a kitschy dessert cocktail classic.
Mike's Mix: Mill City Bootleg CocktailMike goes to the historic Mill City Museum Train Shed to sample a cocktail that features a once-outlawed spirit.