Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

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  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    So, let's get a show of hands: Has anyone out there been reading since my first restaurant column here, which ran in City Pages on April 2, 1997? If so, if not, still I offer you handfuls of gold stars, tears, and flowers, because this is where it...

  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    HEIDI'S 819 W. 50th St., Minneapolis 612.354.3512 If you want to really rile up a millionaire celebrity chef, ask him this question: "So, who really cooks in your restaurant?" Faster than you can say "foie gras," he'll throw down his Louis Vuitton...

  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    TAQUERIA LOS OCAMPO #4 809 E. Lake St., Minneapolis 612.825.4978 I had been to the newest, shiniest Los Ocampo half a dozen times and was pretty well smitten, yet still afraid to bring friends there. The problem was this: I knew they would ask me ...

  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    THE BASICS by Filip Verheyden $29.95, Melville House Press PORK & SONS by Stephane Reynaud $49.95, Phaidon As much as I love the new hot dish, the new hot flavor, I tend to love them only in restaurants. When it comes to my own actual kitchen I am...

  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    SHEPHERD'S WAY FARMS www.shepherdswayfarms.com When City Pages asked me to name an artist of the year, one thought rang out in my mind like a church bell's peal: Shepherd's Way Farms, Jodi Ohlsen Read and Stephen Read, no question, no second thoug...

  • 8 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    I feel like a teenager. Every December when I look back at the year in Twin Cities food, I can conjure an emotion that more or less captures the past 12 months, whether it's: Wow or ho-hum or almost! This year? This year is different. First, there...