REVIEW: Chef Gavin Kaysen's Spoon and Stable is a Twin Cities rarity in that it is a fully realized restaurant experience, with each aspect of its operation polished to a highly professional shine. That's among the many reasons it earns four stars.
Since there's a National Day of very nearly everything (March 5 is National Cheese Doodle Day, so there is some precedent here), why not set aside some time to celebrate the nation's most popular cookie?
What makes a good slider great? Salt, of course — specifically, a sea salt infused with rosemary, sage, thyme and marjoram. The bacon doesn't hurt, either. That's what you get at the Butcher Salt food truck.
Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton:
The backup singer extraordinaire is artful, organic and breath-taking in this intimate setting. Maybe her boss for the summer, Mr. Jagger, will show up to sing background vocals.