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Wield That Cast Iron Like a Boss

Meet the makers of the Test Kitchen and more this weekend.

Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster of America’s Test Kitchen

FireLake Beer Dinner

FireLake in downtown Minneapolis is joining forces with Lift Bridge Brewing Co. for a five-course beer and BBQ pairing dinner on Friday, March 3. The made-in-culinary-heaven menu will include pulled pork popovers and coffee-rubbed venison loin featuring Five Watt Coffee, which is also used in Lift Bridge’s upcoming Irish Coffee Stout, a suckling pig brochette with red curry BBQ sauce paired with Hop Dish IPA and Beef fat brownie paired with Barrel Aged Silhouette Imperial Stout.

The dinner is $45 per person and begins at 6:00 p.m.

America’s Test Kitchen Hosts at Home + Garden Show

The 2017 Minneapolis Home + Garden Show is taking place this weekend at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and Saturday might be a good day to stop by for an upclose and personal look at two of America’s Test Kitchen’s stars. Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster will host a presentation on Saturday, March 4 at 10 a.m. called “The Cast Iron Skillet: demo, how to buy, season, care for, and cook with this old time pan!” We have two hosts from “America’s Test Kitchen” taking the Main Stage on Saturday at 10 a.m.

“America’s Test Kitchen” airs locally on TPT Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.

Lift Bridge Irish Coffee Stout Release

St. Pat’s Day is right around the corner, and to celebrate, Lift Bridge is releasing its Irish Coffee Stout at a lively event that will include Irish food by Patriot’s Tavern Catering, live music all evening and of course, pours of this limited edition brew. You can pick up 750ml bottles of Irish Coffee Stout, a hearty combination of whiskey, coffee by Five Watt and cream, at the brewery starting at High Noon on the day of the event, Saturday, March 4.

Drink up!
Courtesy of Wine and Food Experience web site.

Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience

Minnesota Monthly's 23rd Annual Food & Wine Experience will be held on March 4 and 5 at the Metropolitan and Legend’s Clubs of Target Field. There will be endless food, wine and beer. Hobnob with local and national winemakers, craft brewers, chefs, and culinary personalities, learn about unique varietals at wine seminars, and take in stunning views of the baseball diamond and the Minneapolis skyline.

Tower of Power at Urban Growler

Wednesday, March 8 is International Women's Day and what better place to celebrate than at Minnesota’s first woman owned brewery, Urban Growler? As a way of celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, Urban Growler will donate a percentage of flagship beer sales that day to WomenVenture, an organization that helps women create and grow sustainable and profitable businesses. Bonus: You can pose alongside The Tower of Power sculpture, created by local artist, Amy Toscani. Wonder Woman costumes not mandatory.

This lady knows her whiskey.
Crooked Water

Women Who Whiskey

The Women Who Whiskey Twin Cities Chapter and Crooked Water Spirits have joined forces for a whiskey dinner at Betty Danger's Country Club in Northeast Minneapolis on March 21. The four-course dinner will include cocktail pairings designed exclusively for Women Who Whiskey. Heather Manley, CEO and Founder of Crooked Water Spirits, will host the dinner and walk guests through the line up of spirits.

Tickets are $75.00 and include the welcome cocktail, four-course meal with cocktail pairings, tax and tip. This is a ladies only event.

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