Alain Ducasse

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Stewart Woodman Returns to the Twin Cities Culinary Scene That Disowned Him

    It's Labor Day at the Minnesota State Fair, and Stewart Woodman is vying for the public's attention. Three days earlier, he challenged fairgoers to crash his cooking demonstration with "the craziest Woodman story." No one does. Instead, the crowd eagerly lines up for a taste of his chicharron and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Corner Table chef Thomas Boemer talks fried chicken, Alain Ducasse, and Revival

    When Chef Thomas Boemer assumed the helm at Corner Table in south Minneapolis, he transformed this neighborhood eatery to a destination restaurant. Three years later, the chef with a pedigree that includes a stint at Alain Ducasse's Mix in Las Vegas, has shepherded the restaurant to its new location ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Breaking news: Heidi's to close and return with version 3.0

    Since opening his first Minneapolis restaurant, Stewart Woodman has been served his share of challenges, only to rise from the (sometimes literal) ashes.  Five, his 2005 restaurant, was hotly anticipated, but short-lived, and their next venture, the first incarnation of Heidi's, was destroyed i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Piccolo's Doug Flicker makes list of most-underrated chefs in the world

    We've known for quite a while that the Twin Cities has a culinary scene worth the national accolades it's been receiving. In its third issue, Fool, the newest magazine currently taking the culinary world by storm, has reached out to a global conclave of chef's, food critics, and journalists in order ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Corner Table's Scott Pampuch: Chef Chat, Part 3

    Scott Pampuch in the kitchen at Corner Table‚ÄčToday is our final installment in our conversation with chef and restaurant owner Scott Pampuch in the kitchen of his restaurant Corner Table. (Read parts 1 and 2 here.) He's been buzzing through his kitchen the entire time, and finally the sausage is r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Piccolo's Doug Flicker: Chef Chat, part 3

    A.J. Olmscheid​This is the third and final part part of our chef chat with Piccolo's Doug Flicker. (Here's part 1 and part 2 if you missed them.) Read on to find out how Flicker transformed from a kid who ate ring baloney sandwiches to a chef who has cooked at the James Beard House in New Yor ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    January 23, 2008

    Small But Mighty

    It has only 40 seats, but Heidi's is interesting enough for a lifetime

  • Restaurants

    December 26, 2007

    Best Dishes of 2007

    For some, 2007 will forever be the year of wide stances in public bathrooms, but for foodies, other moments stand out

  • Restaurants

    January 31, 2007

    Then There Were None

    Auriga has closed—and so have Five and Levain. Is Minneapolis over?

  • Restaurants

    September 20, 2006

    Minneapolis on the Hudson

    Jean Georges sets up shop across from Solera while Soho hipsters attempt recapture of Loring Park

  • Restaurants

    December 14, 2005

    Singular Five

    Stewart Woodman's long-awaited solo venture is stylish, costly, and absolutely unique

  • Restaurants

    November 2, 2005

    Pretty on the Inside

    Now run by cooks, Bakery on Grand has emerged as one of the nicest restaurants on the south side

  • Restaurants

    July 20, 2005

    Talk Of The Town

    A trifecta of impending restaurant openings, and one departure

  • Restaurants

    February 18, 2004

    Levain Unleavened

    To redefine success, a south Minneapolis hot spot needs some polishing

  • Restaurants

    June 18, 2003