The Lowry Mixes Up Summer Beer CocktailsWith summer kicking into high gear, we thought it would be fun to mix up some summer beer cocktails on the 'CCO Rooftop. Stephanie Shimp from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company and bartender Colin Weaver from The Lowry visited WCCO Mid-Morning with some recipes.
The Bloody Mary Law Is In Effect, But Cities Still Have To Act On ItSunday turned out to be a bit disappointing to some eager Bloody Mary drinkers.
DeRusha Eats: Blue Barn At The MN State Fair It's not just what bacon and what muffin you're going to use for your breakfast sandwich. The uniform choice and the building design also matter. Blue Barn is the newest restaurant at the Minnesota State Fair. Stephanie Shimp, co-owner of Blue Plate Restaurant Group, says they've been trying to get into the fair for almost a decade. She tried to get in last year, but Mancini's ended up winning the old Pizza Palace.
Curiocity: The Freehouse Brings Breakfast, Beer To North LoopFor a restaurant company that's built a small empire in the Twin Cities, it's almost funny to hear their latest venture was introduced over beers during a summer music festival.
Mpls. Brewery Opens With Senator’s HelpA local business is just getting over the red tape from the federal government shutdown earlier this year. And, they’re celebrating with a toast. The new Freehouse Brewery celebrated their opening in Minneapolis Saturday. The business finally got their brewery permit from the Treasury Department after about a month delay. It’s something they say couldn't have been done without the help of Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
MN Supreme Court Sides With Servers Over 'Dine & Dash'The Minnesota Supreme Court has sided with a group of restaurant servers in a case that deals with people who "dine and dash." The case goes back to 2010 when a group of people who worked at the now-closed Drink bars in Uptown and downtown Minneapolis claimed the owner use their tips and wages to cover customers who left without paying.