Making 明: The Story of Boom Island’s New Asian-Inspired Ale

Ask Boom Island Brewing Company co-owner Qiuxia Welch about beer back home and she’ll take you to the streets of Chengdu, a city of 14 million in the Sichuan Province of China. She’ll verbally...

After the Beef: A Twin Cities Burger Battle Recap

If you were driving over the Wabasha St. Bridge around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, I must offer my apologies for that evening's visuals. You probably saw me lumbering up the bridge like a tree monster: eyes...

Pig Out! The Wild Boar Makes Their First Twin Cities Burger Battle Appearance

Who’s ready for wild boar facts?! Did you know, a group of wild boars is called a sounder? Speaking of sound, a wild boar’s squeal can reach up to 115 decibels - louder than the...

My Love Affair with Ham’s Sandwich Shop Started with a Fiery Train Wreck

There’s an old riddle about one town with two barbers, one with great hair and one with shaggy hair. The barber with great hair works in a spotless shop, clean as a whistle. The...

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