Bar: Ngon Bistro. This St. Paul Vietnamese restaurant features one of the best Minnesota beer lists in the Twin Cities. Check it out on happy hour.
Drinks: $1 off Minnesota tap beers (there are about a dozen) and $2 off Minnesota wines, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. and Sun.
Food: $5 selected small plates, 3-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Includes: Fischer Farms pork belly, Red Lake Walleye sandwich, Minnesota elk noodle salad. (Menu subject to change.)
Info: 799 W. University Av., St. Paul. 651-222-3301. www.ngonbistro.com.