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Look Out, Minnesota State Fair: New Thursdays Downtown Food & Drink

Release Date: June 19, 2019

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Direct: (507) 216-9882



Showcasing the New Food & Drinks at Thursdays Downtown

ROCHESTER, Minn.—With more than 30 different options, new foods and drinks can be found at Thursdays Downtown in Rochester!

2 Brothers Authentic BBQ: Memphis street tacos, Piggy Mac and Moo Mac
Bitter & Pour: Blackberry gin & tonic, carbonated margarita, and Hemingway daiquiri
Bleu Duck Kitchen: Gourmet-style hotdogs, gin old fashioned, Paloma, vodka cranberry, and Piazza Grande Sparkling Lambrusco
Cameo Restaurant: KFPC Nachos and Hamachi Crudo
Forager Brewery: Scratch-made salads and wraps, and Tropic Gummies beer
Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery: Sloppy joe nachos, Loon Juice’s Rosé, Eh? and Extra Juicy
Grand Rounds Brewing Company: Paella
Little Thistle Brewing Company: Brooster Cream Ale, Brave Woman Scottish Ale, ‘Wish You Were Here' Hazy IPA, and Foreign Culture Key Lime Pie Sour
The Loop: Fried Chicken in a Waffle Cone, Chicken Gyro and Deep Fried Cookie Dough
Tiger Belly Eats: Korean street tacos and Bulgogi tots
WYSIWYG Juice Co.: Power Poppers, Alert, Charge, and Immunity juices and Charcoal Lemonade

View photos of the new Thursdays Downtown food and drink items here.

Thursdays Downtown runs through August 29 (except July 4) from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. For the latest Thursdays Downtown announcements, visit the event website at and follow the Thursdays Downtown Facebook page.


About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.