Swedish potato sausage: 6-way food fight battle royale

December 22, 2010 at 7:55 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Each December, the metro area consumes approximately 3-5 tons of potato sausage.  With a wide array of local meat markets blending and stuffing their own signature recipe, how is a hungry holiday reveler to know which variety to buy?

We decided to pit 6 local butchers against each other in a knock-down, drag-out fight for sausage supremacy.  The middle of the pack was pretty evenly matched, but one local shop distinguished itself from the rest…

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Which St. Paul Restaurant Does Randy Moss Hate?

November 2, 2010 at 7:37 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , )

Kimbo Slice called. He wants his look back.

In the wake of yesterday’s report that the Minnesota Vikings had waived future demolition derby hall-of-famer Randy Moss, a Yahoo Sports post reports that an incident that occurred in the locker room last Friday may play a part. Read the rest of this entry »

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An Idiot’s Analysis of 3rd Party Candidates for Governor of Minnesota

October 27, 2010 at 12:33 am (PoliTic-Tacs) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

It is the solemn duty of any civic-minded idiot with too much time on their hands to research the candidates whose names will appear on the ballot they will be handed on Election Day.

By the time November 2nd rolls around, anyone with any intention to vote has heard enough about the major candidates to form an opinion of them.  But what about all of those other boxes to check?  To whom do those belong? Read the rest of this entry »

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