Wines of the Pacific Northwest

Wines of the Pacific Northwest
TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson, is with a bunch of TCL’ers on a trip to Seattle.  You don’t have to go that far to get a taste of the Pacific northwest.  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s brought his favorite wines of the region. Snowline Riesling $9.99 Snowline Pinot Gris $8.99 Second Growth Cabernet $14.99 Nota Bene Syrah...

Best Cider Spots in Twin Cities

Best Cider Spots in Twin Cities
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's Food and Dining Editor Stephanie March stopped by to share the best spots in the Twin Cities to drink cider. Check them out! Minneapolis Cider Company 701 SE 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Keepsake Cidery & Toastie Farm 4609 135th St E, Dundas, MN 55019 Number Twelve Cider 614 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN...

Fall Appetizers

Fall Appetizers
Susan Ritts is the creator of Puttingontheritts.com which has tons of tasty recipes.  She's also the author of Cooking and Entertaining With Ease. She stopped by to make jalapeno cheese & bacon app along with some other yummy snacks. Mushroom/Brie Crostini's Crusty French bread crackers One container each button mushrooms, baby...

Equal Parts Cocktail Company Truck

Equal Parts Cocktail Company Truck
Simeon Priest, owner of Equal Parts Cocktail Company, stopped by with his portable cocktail truck. For more information on Equal Parts Cocktail Company, click here. Make these drinks at home! Grapefruit Gimlet -Gin -Tattersall Grapefruit Crema -Lime Juice -Simple Syrup Breakfast Old Fashioned -Bourbon -Maple...

Fall Drinks and Pairings

Fall Drinks and Pairings
Owner of Sociable Cider Werks in Northeast Minneapolis, Jim Watkins, shares the must try seasonal beers and ciders. - Utepils Brewing Company Receptional German Festbier with Sanpellegrino Radlers -Sociable Cider Werks Rusty Chain with Brats -Indeed Brewing Company Yamma Jamma with s'mores Visit Jim at Sociable Cider Werks! 1500...

Wines for Tailgating

Wines for Tailgating
Make sure you are well stocked for football viewing parties. Haskell's Ted Farrell wants you to think beyond cans of beer, too. He stopped by with bottles and boxes of wine worth picking up. Now through Sunday, September 8th, you can get 20% off any bottle of rose when you mention Twin Cities Live at any one of Haskell's 11 Minnesota locations.

Pinot Gris vs. Grigio

Pinot Gris vs. Grigio
In French, the word “gris” translates into grey.  In Italian, the word “grigio” also translates to grey.  Does that mean that Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same kind of wine?  Haskell’s wine guy, Ted Farrell, breaks it down for us. Cantina della Torre Pinot Grigio $9.99 La Gondola Pinot Grigio $9.98 Greetings Pinot...

All Things Cherries

All Things Cherries
Cherries are delicious and are packed with nutrients. The Real Food RN, Kate Doubler stopped by to make a tasty cherry smoothie and to talk more about the health benefits. Cherry Smoothie 2 cups cherries 1-2 cups kefir 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla Blend it all-together in a blender and enjoy! Cherry-it Cherry Pitter Cherry...

Favorite Wines of the Haskell’s Staff

Favorite Wines of the Haskell’s Staff
Since 1934, Haskell's Wine and Liquor stores have been locally owned and operated. They're currently owned by the Farrell family. Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, is their President. He stopped by with the favorite wines of the team who run Haskell's, his family. Through Sunday, August 18th, you can purchase the four wines...

Root Beer Floats

Root Beer Floats
Sweet Chow in North Loop has an Asian, street-food-inspired menu that pairs dishes from southeast Asia. They also have fantastic ice cream desserts. Sweet Chow manager, Anna Tsakasis stopped by to make Root Beer Floats for National Root Beer Float Day! Root Beer Float or Summit Beer Float 12 ounce glass + Straw 2 scoops Vanilla Ice...