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Monday, April 21st


The Rogue Epicurean: May Flowers
AMI - Botanical Print T - $135

The Rogue Epicurean reconsiders his initial reaction to this Spring’s trend of floral prints for men, and suggests some key pieces and pairings.




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Monday, April 14th


The Rogue Epicurean: A Beard in the Hand
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In anticipation of this weekend’s Minnesota Beard-Off, Anthony Enright espouses the virtues and pitfalls of the latest trend in men’s grooming.




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Monday, April 7th


The Rogue Epicurean: Whites of Piedmont
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The Rogue Epicurean highlights the overlooked white wines from Italy’s Piedmont district; perfect for Spring sipping.




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Tuesday, April 1st


The Rogue Epicurean: Fine and Dandy
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The Rogue Epicurean highlights The Dandies Project, a initiative that features stylish local men of color in a blend of fashion & cultural commentary.




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Monday, March 24th


The Rogue Epicurean: Signs of Spring
Zara Lightweight Khaki Bomber - $100

The Rogue Epicurean helps you transition your wardrobe into Spring with clean, unstructured pieces appropriate for the changing weather and on into the warm months.




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Monday, March 17th


The Rogue Epicurean: Shaken, Not Stirred
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you perfect the deceptively simple beautifully complex king of cocktails, the Martini.




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Monday, March 10th


The Rogue Epicurean: Style Shakeup
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you avoid a style rut with recommendations on ways to shake up your standard office uniform.




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Monday, March 3rd


The Rogue Epicurean: Scintillating Sherry
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you understand and navigate the often misunderstood but exceptionally rewarding world of Sherry.




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Monday, February 17th


The Rogue Epicurean: Mother Marinara
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you perfect marinara sauce, one of the foundations of pure, simple Italian cooking.




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Monday, February 10th


The Rogue Epicurean: Mine Valentine
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you plan for Valentine’s Day with at home dinner ideas and tips for last minute events with tickets still available.




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Monday, February 3rd


The Rogue Epicurean: Fall 2014 Menswear Standouts
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The Rogue Epicurean surveys the recent Fall 2014 menswear shows in Milan, Paris and London and shares trends and tips for real world interpretations.




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Monday, January 27th


The Rogue Epicurean: Super Bowl Sustenance
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The Rogue Epicurean recommends recipes to help you stay sated this Super Bowl Sunday.




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Monday, January 20th


The Rogue Epicurean: American Spirits
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The Rogue Epicurean highlights “Speakeasy Saturdays” and visits the new Prohibition themed exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.




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Monday, January 13th


The Rogue Epicurean: New Year’s Style Resolutions
J. Crew - Ludlow Navy Wool Suit - $650

The Rogue Epicurean suggests some simple resolutions to help you improve your style in the new year.




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Monday, January 6th


The Rogue Epicurean: Winter Footwear
Gärde Stövel Vinter GTX - $135

The Rogue Epicurean helps you keep stylish year around with picks for fashionable yet functional winter boots.




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Monday, December 30th


The Rogue Epicurean: Boutique Bubbles
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you host an elegant NYE party with picks for locally available Grower Champagnes and a recipe for Caviar and Bilinis.




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Friday, December 20th


In Review: “Wits” with Dessa and Jason Ritter
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In anticipation of tonight’s final edition of the “Wits” fall 2013 season, Anthony Enright reviews last night’s show with Dessa and Jason Ritter and offers his thoughts on the evolution of the show:




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Monday, December 16th


The Rogue Epicurean: Gifts with Style
Jack Spade - Camo Print Watch - $98

The Rogue Epicurean helps you find “last minute” gifts for the stylish guys in your life.




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Monday, December 9th


The Rogue Epicurean: Do Try This at Home
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The Rogue Epicurean provides a handy guide to some of the more prominent subscription and try-at-home grooming and clothing services to help you find the one that best fits your style needs.




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Monday, December 2nd


The Rogue Epicurean: Quilting Pattern
Folk Quilted Cotton-Teill Vest - $385

The Rogue Epicurean picks up on the season’s celebration of all things quilted with key pieces to keep your cold weather looks fresh.




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Monday, November 25th


The Rogue Epicurean: Northern Grade @ the MIA – A Retail and Dining Refresh
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The Rogue Epicurean chats with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts about their collaboration with American-manufactured mobile market Northern Grade and explores the evolving role of the modern museum as a community space.




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Monday, November 18th


The Rogue Epicurean: Thank the Rhone
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The Rogue Epicurean helps simplify your Thanksgiving wine choices by focusing on the wines of France’s Rhone Valley for food friendly pairings.




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Monday, November 11th


The Rogue Epicurean: Tip-Topcoats
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The Rogue Epicurean presents an edit of some of the bold, attention getting topcoats that define this season.




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Monday, November 4th


The Rogue Epicurean: Glorious Gratin
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you find a use for the abundant harvest produce with rustic ideas for satisfying and healthy vegetable gratins.




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Monday, October 21st


The Rogue Epicurean: Moods of Autumn
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you preserve the mood of our fleeting Autumn with style picks in the rich hues of the season.




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Monday, October 14th


The Rogue Epicurean: Bourbon Street
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The Rogue Epicurean helps simplify the increasingly complex world of Bourbon, the perfect Autumn beverage.




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Monday, October 7th


The Rogue Epicurean: Seasonal Scents
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you pick out a signature scent and shares his picks for fragrances appropriate for the chillier Fall weather.




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Monday, September 23rd


The Rogue Epicurean: Sweater Weather
Burberry Prorsum - Giraffe-Patterned Sweater - $1,295

The Rogue Epicurean helps you prepare for sweater weather with bold, graphic, and modern pullover picks from the Fall 2013 collections.




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Monday, September 16th


The Rogue Epicurean: Plays Well With Others
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This week, The Rogue Epicurean is inspired by a great restaurant meal to share the secret to selecting food friendly wines.




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Monday, September 9th


The Rogue Epicurean: Safe For Work
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The Rogue Epicurean helps you navigate the sartorial minefield of the modern office with five handy tips to keep you stylish, crisp and appropriate.




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