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Light a Fire in Your Mouth this Weekend February 26-28

Sometimes what your Sunday really needs is a taco throwdown.

Friday, February 26

Winterfest 2016

The 15th Annual Winterfest runs this weekend, pouring samples of craft beers from Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild members. There will also be lots of nibbles, some beer education and shake-the-winter-off entertainment.

Breweries include the Best of Fest 2015 winners and Brewers’ Choice winners- such as Bent Paddle Brewing Co., Fair State Cooperative and Surly Brewing Co.

Sunday, February 28

Taco Throwdown 2016

Hot Indian, Taco Cat and Manny's Tortas will compete for your taco love at Eastlake Brewery in Midtown Market. $25 gets you two beers, a commemorative pint glass, and a taco from each place. $5 from each ticket will be donated to charity. Audience crowns the new Taco King.

Downtown Longfellow- it’s a thing

The collection of eateries at the intersection of 27th Ave and Lake Street invite you to enjoy an evening of $5 small plates, specialty drinks, live entertainment, prize giveaways and local art vendors from the League of Longfellow Artists. Stop by all participating restaurants to fill up your passport for chances to win great prizes.

Participating restaurants include Addis Ababa Ethiopian, Gandhi Mahal, Le Town Talk, Midori’s Floating World Cafe and many more.

Arctic Market

Minneapolis Craft Market is a great place to discover emerging artists and enjoy a brew or two, all under one warm roof. Lakes & Legends Brewing Company hosts the launch of the second season of indoor market pop-ups in their massive tap room. Grab some grub from the always amazing Tatanka Truck and a few Belgian ales and peruse away your Sunday.