Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Episode 109 - Lawless Distilling

We're in Minneapolis, Minnesota visiting Lawless Distilling Company.
The taste of this episode is a Scurvy Skull inspired by the Shrunken Skull and served in a glass from Trader Sam's Grog Grotto
We also explore the city's liquor patrol limits and the laws surrounding them.
The Lawless bathroom books.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Episode 108 HiLo Diner

We're in Minneapolis again checking out the Hi-Lo Diner
The taste of this episode is a Pink Plate Special, from Andrea’s test bar. Pour equal parts clear rum and honey syrup over ice, then add pink grapefruit soda until you say a Minnesotan, “Oh, that’s different.”
We get into the history of the Fodero diner company as well the history of diners overall according to The American Diner by Michael Karl Witzel.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Episode 107 Merlins Rest

We're in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Merlins Rest, a fantastic neighborhood pub.
The taste of this episode is whiskey, or whisky depending on what you’re drinking. Either way it’s good.
We learn about this neighborhood bar, and also Andrea’s unique genealogical discovery about a lost Irish relative.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Episode 106: Aaron Likes a Beer

We're in Portland, OR at the Saturday Market talking about the long history behind this thriving art institution and tourist attraction.

The taste of this episode is Rogue's HAZELUTELY CHOCTABULOUS.
We learn all about the history behind the Saturday Market, as well as the storied history behind the Rogue Nation.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Episode 105 The Pizza Experience

This one is just about pizza



This week we’re talking about one of our favorite foods: Pizza!
Andrea and Aaron both discuss their most memorable pizza experience, and favorite pizza of all time. (surprise: both favorites are ties!)
We also share a stuffed pizza from Papa Murphy’s, which we have topped a portion of with hot sauce from Grimm Brothers.
Listed in order as they appear:
Andrea’s list: 
  1. Pizza Rock Las Vegas 
  2. Carbone’s Minneapolis 
  3. Lou Malinati’s Chicago

Aaron’s List: 
  1. Pizza Luce Minneapolis 
  2. Black Sheep Minneapolis 
  3. Pizza ‘N’ Pasta

Look forward to our blog post where we eat the Sicilian at Black Sheep!
If you would like to tell us about your favorite pizza, or most memorable pizza experience, please send us a message to fans@travelbyproxy.com
We hope you’ve enjoyed the show, and as always, we wish you a look out your window.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Episode 104 The Mudd Room 

Speakeasies and Elevator Safety



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We're in Mendota Heights, MN and we're checking out the Mudd Room, a speakeasy found in the basement of Lucky's 13.
The taste of this episode is the Dark and Stormy made with special rum from Andrea's reserve collection.
We also learn about Saint Mudd and what it takes to become an elevator operator in St. Paul.
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Episode 103 Tattsall Distilling

Minneapolis, MN

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This week we’re in Minneapolis once again and we’re checking out Tattersall Distilling and their dedication to craft spirits.
Andrea talks about her love for the Ramos Gin Fizz, Aaron brought in some Blackstrap rum from Tattersall for tasting, and we investigate the delightful cocktail room at Tattersall and reminisce about our favorite times spent there.
We also learn about the development of the Norden Bombsight via Atlas Obscura. The Minnesota Historical Society has some information on it, too.
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