The Best Craft Beer Bars in North Dakota

If you want to sample a lot of craft beer in one sitting, these are the best spots in North Dakota to do it. This…

Dining on St. Paul’s 7th Street

Watching the Minnesota Wild’s playoff run at the Xcel Energy Center just reminded me of how much I like eating on St. Paul’s 7th Street.…

Drink Local: Fargo Moorhead Spring Beer Tour

Happy National Beer Day! In the spirit of my all time favorite made-up holiday, I have two fantastic beer-related announcements for you today. To celebrate,…

Want To Go Full Midwestern? Bake Bars.

Bars are one of those staples of Midwestern baking that are surprisingly difficult to explain to people from outside the region. “They’re kind of like…

Half Brothers Brewing Company: A Taproom For The Whole Family

Family is at the heart of North Dakota’s newest brewery. When Half Brothers Brewing Company opened in Grand Forks in the fall of 2017, the…

Hot Drinks, Cool Vibes: My Favorite North Dakota Coffee Shops

Want to enjoy espresso in a church where Tedddy Roosevelt once worshipped, sip tea in a hidden courtyard or fund a nonprofit with your morning…

Save Your Sanity: A Holiday Party Planning Guide For Stressed Out People

I throw plenty of epic parties. This was not one of them. This is the most gleefully lazy holiday party planning guide ever. It is…

Kuchen: A Dessert With History

Kuchen is German for “cake,” but that doesn’t really hint at its rich, addictive goodness. It’s more like a thick custard poured into a crust…

A Bemidji City Guide: Where To Play, Shop And Eat In The Minnesota Northwoods

Bemidji, a pretty little northwoods town nestled along the Mississippi River and Lake Bemidji, is a classic Minnesota getaway. It’s also one of the top…

In The Field and In The Kitchen With Food Writer Danielle Prewett

Danielle Prewett creates beautiful food. I mean, seriously, look at these photos. It’s gorgeous. Interviewing the chef, writer, recipe developer and food photographer totally made…

5 Chicago Tastes Worth Traveling For

One of the many benefits of living in a global society is we can try food from all over the world. But sometimes things just…

Dishes To Die For: What To Eat In Fargo

People often ask me where to eat when they visit Fargo. Getting requests like this from other writers, travelers and complete strangers is one of…

Old World Food Fusion (And Language Lessons) At The Czech Wagon

“Jak se máš?” I pause, trying to repeat my answer exactly as I’ve just been taught. “Dobře,” I reply. We giggle. Close enough. When you…

Freebies From The Fargo Food Truck Festival

I have an obsession with street food. I love the social atomsphere of gathering around a food stand or a food truck, just hanging out…

“North Dakota Beer: A Heady History” On Sale Now

I know today is just a normal Monday for the rest of the world, but July 17 means just one thing to me — book…