Category: National News

Pub 500 featured by Thrifty Jinxy

MANKATO, MN (Sept. 21, 2016) – After a busy morning, we were starving for lunch! We visited Pub 500, right in the heart of downtown Mankato. Their menu has a big selection of hearty options making it hard to choose. (They do offer vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.) While our entire meal was delicious, I especially loved the homemade potato chips served with Southwestern dip appetizer and the Sinful Dessert Sampler, including deep-fried cheesecake, budino (anItalian butterscotch pudding with salted caramel topping) and bread pudding. So good! Read More

Minnesota Pub Allows Female Patrons to Order Up a Pregnancy Test Along with a Cold Brew

MANKATO, MN (September 16, 2012)—Pub 500 in conjunction with Healthy Brains for Children, a locally-based nonprofit, are working together to reduce alcohol-related birth defects. Pub 500 has installed a new pregnancy test dispenser in the women’s restroom and donates all of the money from the machine to Healthy Brains for Children. Healthy Brains for Children’s executive director and co-founder Jody Allen Crowe said that the response to the machine has been “tremendous and international.” Read More