We've got some sweet news coming from Tim McKee's La Belle Vie camp this week. Late Friday we learned that longtime La Belle Vie pastry alum, Diane Yang, would be taking the lead pastry position at Gavin Kaysen's new Minneapolis restaurant, Merchant, and we've now learned that Niki Francioli will be ... More >>
If the last few years have seen a boom in the North Loop's dining options, this year might be Uptown's time to shine. And with restaurants like Coup d'Etat and Hammer & Sickle, plus nearby World Street Kitchen and the newly opened Heyday, it's no surprise that the big dog himself, James Beard Aw ... More >>
La Belle Vie, widely recognized as the pinnacle of Minnesota fine-dining threw itself a birthday party to celebrate its 15 years, inviting the well-to-do to mix with the well-known chefs both present and past who have contributed to the success of this storied restaurant. The Hot Dish was luck ... More >>
It's a restaurant intervention
It's a slick operation, but too many dishes disappoint
Cat's outta the bag: Parasole replaces Figlio with Il Gatto tonight!
2006 was a tasty, tasty year. Dara goes through her memory book and anoints the stars.
La Belle Vie is back: Momentous, stately, and the best restaurant in the history of Minneapolis
Great chefs know it: Quality salt adds taste and texture
A top-10 list for a banner year
Long-awaited Tapas bar outshines the sun