'Montana' on Serious Eats

The Serious Eats Guide to Montana-Made Spirits

For decades, microdistilleries were illegal in Montana. Then in 2005, the state legislature approved the Microdistillery Act, a bill championed by Helena lawyer and would-be distiller Mike Uda. Less than a decade later, native-made spirits are flowing across the state like water through a mountain stream. More

Video: Now That is Grass-Fed Beef

Almost halfway through the Perennial Plate's six-month journey across America, we found a place where it would be easy to never leave. The beauty of Montana is stunning and the approach to ranching at J Bar L is inspiring. Situated on 30,000 acres in one of the most important wildlife corridors in the country, this ranch tries to replicate the bisons' role in this habitat. The result is an area packed with wildlife, fertile soil as well as a healthy and delicious meat. And the folks who run this place touched our hearts and became our friends. Watch the video. More

The Nut Burger

I just got off the phone with George "Hamburger America" Motz, who informed me that: 1.) Matt's Bar in Minneapolis, home of the Jucy Lucy, does not fold its cheese twice (and thus into quarters) but only once, in half.... More

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