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Distinct Distilleries of the Midwest

The Midwest farming roots produce the perfect fodder for distilling spirits. From the cornfields of Iowa, to the barley fields of Michigan, the Midwest states are a cornerstone for traditional and modern distilling techniques. Check out our roundup of some of the best distilleries the center states have to offer.

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Ask A Midwesterner: Jess Sanchez McClary, Michigan’s Shrubbist Extraordinaire

Jess Sanchez McClary is introducing the world to drinking vinegars one delicious bottle at a time. Well, technically, the folks back in the Colonial era had her beat, but Jess is reviving the long forgotten cocktail companion while bringing the flavors into the modern day. The Chicago raised, but now Farmington, Mich.-based entrepreneur, started McClary […]

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Tiny Diner Making Big Moves

Tiny Diner is anything but tiny. Sure, the inside of the restaurant has limited seating but the execution of the vision is large. Kim Bartmann, a Minneapolis-based restauranteur has developed and implemented a “whole-system design” for her restaurant.

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Hidden in the Heartland: Botero’s Dancers

Fernando Botero’s artwork can been found in museums and cities throughout the world – cities like Singapore, Madrid, New York and Rome. It’s amazing to ponder that such a rare piece by such a renowned artist stands hidden in heartland.

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