“Whether you love winter in Minnesota or hate it, a good winter drink can make the season more enjoyable. My favorite winter drinks are a whole category of cocktails called Flips. A cousin to the eponymous eggnog—but so, so, so much more delicious—Flips incorporate heavy cream with a whole egg, spirit, and sugar to make a dangerously delightful drink.
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Melissa Carroll was recently hired as head bartender at South Water Kitchen.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as head bartender?
Two Minnesota hot spots are currently showing off dramatic light displays perfect for a group outing in the snow. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska is currently hosting the Bruno Munro: Winter Light at the Arboretum exhibit from now until April 9, 2017. Taking place from 5-9 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, the ticketed event ranges in price from $12 to $22, depending on age.
The Historic Third Ward has always been the darling of downtown Milwaukee, Wisc. A complementary mix of industrial and hip, the neighborhood—listed on the National Register of Historic Places—houses the highest concentration of art galleries and boasts landmarks like the Milwaukee Public Market. Its location, within walking distance to both the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan, is simply the icing on the cake.
SelfEco recently revealed a new line of disposable, eco-friendly dishes called Compostable without Compromise. The line features more than 20 products with 12 separate designs that will allow event planners to go green in style.
The bioplastic products include a variety of drinkware, catering ware and utensils, which can be used for a range of different events.
Megan Jones-Holt purchased Stockton Market’s Market Pizza restaurant in Stockton, N.J., from former owner and renowned caterer and chef Jamie Hollander in May 2016.