August 26th, 2009
From ballroom to basement: It's almost time for Project Runway, week two. For the rest of the season, the party moves to Hell's Kitchen
(80 S 9th St.
Mpls., 612-332-4700, show starts at 9 p.m., you can show at 8 p.m. for trivia). Christopher Straub, last week's winner, will be there. So will the homemade soft pretzels and mustard.
Go to Surdyk's
(303 E Hennepin Av., Mpls., 612-379-3232). Tomorrow (Friday). After 12 p.m.. We can't say much now, but that's where you can score your weekly Fizzy Freebie...to be revealed in tomorrow's email. Feel free to respond today with guesses.
Give peace a chance at the Minnesota State Fair
. As long as you're there, why not buy something that doesn't involve calories. Pam Mondale and Kate Heegaard Hartfiel have collected jewelry, belt buckles, a cake mold, lawn scupltures, welcome mats and a gazillion other things with the word peace or a peace symbol for $1 up to $150. Visit their Peace Pavilion
on Dan Patch and Underwood. Peace. Out.
Boost a baker
Get your favorite bakery or pro-baker to enter Style Laboratory's Creme de la Cupcake
. Cupcakes are due by noon on Tuesday (9/1). See full instructions here
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