Allison Roe gets 4 exclusive factoids from the new cupcakery.
The Maibock is spring personified. Understated, unassuming, easygoing with slight bouts of rain – but never overwhelming and completely enjoyable after the Minnesota winter.
Rochester eaters in three phrases: “People want to eat fresh, want to see local products, and a lot of people are becoming foodies, so they expect high quality.”
12 years in business and 12 years of corned beef.
“When you just eat your veggies, you’re not really getting as much nutritional value, because you don’t eat the core, you don’t eat the seeds. Obviously, when you juice it, you get the peel in there. It brings out all the antioxidants in there and just makes it so much healthier for you.”
Sundays can be hard to look forward to. The last day of most people’s weekend, it looms as a final bastion of freedom before the workweek slog begins anew. Brunch, though, gives people respite from dread on these gloomy days.
“A lot of the time, my bartenders will tell the story behind the beer as they’re serving it. If it’s not about the beer itself, it’s about the container in which it’s served. We have a kwak, a very unique glass that looks like a test tube. It has a wooden holder. People love to hear those little stories that make a beer interesting.”