Drink

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Guentzel: Now more than ever, learn your server's name and use it

Working in the service industry was never easy, but it's especially difficult due to COVID-19.

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Postponed hard seltzer festival will now happen at a St. Paul golf course

The organizers of 'Seltzerland' have tried to come up with a socially distant alternative.

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St. Paul bar now offers curbside takeout with 'drag delivery'

The Black Hart has found fun twist on the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Northbound can't keep up with growler demand, will go crowler-only

The south Minneapolis brewery has seen a huge increase in growler sales.

The Irish

Gallery: The best of the new foods available at Allianz Field this season

BMTN food writer Lindsay Guentzel samples the new foods on offer at Allianz Field.

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Caribou Coffee cans are added to Sun Country in-flight menu

The cold brew cans were launched by Caribou last summer.

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How to make meal prepping your 2020 resolution, and stick to it

Tips and tricks to get your food preparation under control.

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The Happy Gnome to close after 14 years in St. Paul

The Selby Avenue bar was a driving force in the craft beer movement.

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Four perfect wines to bring home for Thanksgiving

Introducing our new columnist, The Bachelor Farmer's wine director Amy Waller.

O'Gara's Bar and Grill will not be re-opening in St. Paul

Its owners had intended to open a smaller location in the new building that replaced its original home.

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Celebrity bartender to head out on New Ulm bar crawl

He'll be judging the cocktails concocted by local bars.

Dunkin' to open at the Mall of America next year

The coffee and baked goods chain has been expanding since returning to the Twin Cities market.

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St. Paul is home to one of the 'Best Dive Bars in America'

The Arcade Bar has won praise for recent tweaks by its new owners.

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Here are the winners of the Minnesota State Fair '2019 Best Awards'

The State Fair has recognized 12 of the best vendors, exhibits and rides at the 2019 event.

Hidden gems

Minnesota State Fair 2019: This year's hidden food gems

They don't get the headlines, but maybe they should.

Malts

Minnesota State Fair 2019: Who has the best malt at the fair?

We picked three contenders, and found it near-impossible to separate them.

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State Fair 2019: New foods you have to try, and some you shouldn't

Guest food writer Haley Nelson reveals her pick of the bunch.