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The Delectable Adventures of the Minnesota Meat Trail  -- A Spotlight on Minnesota's Best Butcher Shops

“I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

There is something about hitting the open road that is liberating and I think fulfills our instinctive desire for discovery. As I pack my cooler, backpack and coordinate my GPS, I can feel it. While Lewis and Clark often sent 18 men out to stalk meat, mine will be a solitary expedition.

I will crisscross the state in search of Minnesota’s most celebrated and tradition-rich meat markets. From Miltona to Hugo, from Nicollet to Pierz,...