Alice Waters

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    True Food Council teams area chefs with Minneapolis Public Schools

    Who hasn't found themselves inside the lunchroom of their school cracking jokes at the expense of a rectangular shaped piece of pizza or a wobbly tray of mystery "meat"? It's an easy target from an eater's perspective, but solving the dilemma of creating delicious and healthful food for students is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Station to Station pulling into St. Paul with Patti Smith

    Station to Station is a nomadic "happening" loaded with good eats and great music for all the good little boys and girls of the Twin cities. Organized by artist Doug Aitken, Station to Station connects creative minds from the worlds of art, music, food, literature, and film for a series of events. L ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 17, 2013

    Marin brings the West Coast to the Midwest

    The new Chambers Hotel restaurant champions healthy Bay Area-inspired cuisine

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    The Munchies food awards include several local nominees

    The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're  judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 2

    This week, we're profiling Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1 of the series, we learned about his childhood in St. Louis, his introduction to the exciting flavors of Spain, and his career in the U.S. Navy. When it came time for him to leave the military, he began consi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Lucia's lends local flavor to our list of $12 or less

    To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list. Lucia Watson is in very good company. As a champion for local food and farmers, Watson is often compared to Alice Waters--the iconic owner of Chez Panisse and a leading ... 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

    December 31, 2010

    Steph Hedrick of Jack's: Chef Chat, part 3

    Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Steph Hedrick of Jack's​"I call the burger the gateway drug of the restaurant," says Steph Hedrick, executive chef of Jack's, a south Minneapolis restaurant and coffee shop. Read on to find out why Hedrick takes such pride in the burger at Jack's and how she hopes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Steph Hedrick of Jack's: Chef Chat, part 2

    Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Steph Hedrick at Jack's​In today's part of our chat with Steph Hedrick, executive chef at Jack's in south Minneapolis, Hedrick talks about what and where she likes to eat and which cookbooks are inspiring her now. (Read part 1 of the chat here.)

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    City Pages' Rachel Hutton honored in "Best Food Writing 2010"

    ​A story by City Pages' food critic, Rachel Hutton, has been included in the latest edition of Best Food Writing 2010. The prestigious annual anthology is a collection of the year's best essays and articles on food from national magazines, books, newspapers, and websites. Hutton was selected f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    The Minnesota State Fair deep fries The Week in Food.

    Nikki MillerFire on a stick is good. Deep-fried candy bars on a stick are better. ‚ÄčThe Great Minnesota Get Together returns this week, and with everyone stretching their stomachs, digging out their fat pants, and shotgunning 2% in preparation for the all-the-milk-you-can-drink stand, it's hard to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Top Food Trends of the Decade via. the Food Channel

    From Acai to DIY, is there anything they missed?

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Top 5: Foodie Gifts

    You can't keep giving those cute, mini-jars of Ames honey or Kitchen Window gift certificates year after year. Check out these cool, new, gift ideas.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Iowa nonprofit seeks sustainable food policy

    The Iowa-based Food Democracy Now unites farmers, activists and others behind family farms.

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    September 4, 2008
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    June 9, 2008
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    September 28, 2006

    Compare and contrast

    One of the "most e-mailed" stories in today's New York Times is an examination of the tension parents and nannies must navigate over the provenance and nutritional sanctity of the little loveys' breakfast bowls and snack packs. How precious.

  • Restaurants

    February 9, 2005

    Tastes Like Now

    Likable new Tryg's redefines comfort food--and brunch!--for the west metro

  • Restaurants

    August 4, 2004

    Wayzata Ways

    NorthCoast, the first of two planned California-accented restaurants, debuts swimmingly

  • Restaurants

    June 21, 2000
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    March 24, 1999
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    September 16, 1998
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    June 17, 1998

    Me Gusta, No Me Gusta, Me Gusta...

    Now I know that good people and restaurants really don't do evil things--it's just that the world is crawling with evil twins.

  • Books

    December 18, 1996