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This Guy Likes Pig’s Eye

It’s no secret to regular readers of this blog, or regular readers from the summer of 2009 at least, that I get pretty excited about going to the farmers market, especially Minneapolis’s Midtown Farmers Market. When asparagus, tomatoes, or sweet corn show up on vendors’ tables that excitement is easy enough to understand, but I’m […]

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Eating & Drinking, San Francisco

Tom and I returned from a long weekend in San Francisco on Monday evening. Guided by Tom’s brother Mike and a rented PT Cruiser (never even consider buying or renting this car by the way… it will only confuse you!), we walked the Mission, Upper and Lower Haight, and a drove through several other neighborhoods. […]

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Visiting the MN State Fair

We ate a lot yesterday. The fair was fun, especially since we were able to meet up with a few great friends to, well, eat with. Below are photos of most of what we ate, as well as pricing and locations if you’re planning to make the trek yourself. $11 will get you an adult ticket […]

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Vicariously Visiting the MN State Fair

The Heavy Table has a great post today which combines all of the secrets from yesterday’s live tweets (follow @heavytable to keep in the loop) with photos to help your imagination along. For those of you who can’t make it, this post will give you a picture of the best-of eats on day one of the fair. If […]

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I think I want this

Image, Canoe. You can shop Canoe, too.

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Crispin Cider at The Four Firkins

On Friday night I headed down to The Four Firkins for a tasting of Crispin cider. There seems to be a lot of hype surrounding Crispin right now, at the very least on the Internet. With Joe Heron the CEO in the house pouring and talking about his cider, it seemed like a good time […]

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Pairings: Maredsous 8 Dobbel and Country Terrine

On my first trip to The Four Firkins I bought several beers, some that I had read about and was excited to try, and others simply because of the awesome packaging. Maredsous 8 Dobbel fell into the latter category; how could I resist a bottle that looks like this? At the time of my trip […]

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Patio Party at Urban Bean

Hipster party!

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Pairings: Victory Golden Monkey and Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara and Victory Golden Monkey is an inspired pairing

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Fish Friday Pairings Double Whammy: Gueuze and Shrimp Salad

A Belgian beer kicks a shrimp salad to the curb.

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