Remember when you were a kid and people asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, and you thought you were the most clever genius in the world for answering "taste tester at an ice cream company"? Well you won't get paid to do it, but you can live out a little piece of that dream this Friday ... More >>
In America, there's a certain Thursday in November that wine drinkers look forward to. This is also true in France, but the holiday is a week earlier and it doesn't involve as much food, but it does involve a lot more wine. The point is, this Thursday is Beaujolais Nouveau Day! When the clocks ... More >>
Oooh October. The first of the month ushers in a month of great eating: pumpkin beers, end-of-season bounties (squash!), and all the candy your cavities can handle. Ease yourself in with a week of fun fall events.
The first day of October has us thinking about one thing: Oktoberfest at the Bl ... More >>
A collection of local, sustainable food producers and the area's top chefs will gather Sunday, September 23, at Solera to share food and help raise money for Youth Farms. Guests are invited to attend an early, free meet-and-greet with the farmers, or attend a full-on foodie bash with a seven-course ... More >>
J. Arthur's Coffee just opened a new drive-through, and the Roseville-based cafe celebrated with five days of festivities, including live music, various freebies, and samples of everything from coffee to grain-free cupcakes.
In south Minneapolis, Wise Acre Eatery is living the farm-to-table concept more literally than most restaurants. The small modern diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with food that comes directly to your plate from its 100-acre farm just outside of Plato, less than an hour from the Twin Cities ... More >>
The second wave of coffee awareness has seized the Cities. Where once we happily sipped diner swill for $1.50, when we were introduced to Starbucks the coffee snob revolution began. Now we have single-cup brewing of fair trade beans and elegant surroundings in which to savor them. We ... More >>
Photo by Pat's TapA lively scene, Pat's Tap is the latest place to be.Pat's Tap, which opened in late September, is the latest to enter the community of gastropubs in the Twin Cities. Supporting local, organic and sustainable agriculture, chef Charlie Schwandt showcases his ingredients with a ... More >>
The charity event includes a FREE tasting open to the publicOn Sunday, October 30, many of the best-known chefs in the Twin Cities are partnering with Dragsmith Farms at Solera to host a dinner celebrating the local harvest to benefit those who have a hard time putting food on the table. We ... More >>
Avoid the chaos and the crowds, but still get your curds and corn dogs. Only a few days left to enjoy the Minnesota State Fair ... or not.
If you're having a hankering for fried foods on a stick but can't bear traipsing through the stinky barns and stepping over the horse-plop-and-Sweet Mar ... More >>
What's in a name?Iced Nutz$5Bull Run Coffee3446 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis612.545.5972Sure Bull Run does a swell pour-over with beans that are classier than you, but what about those days when you wake with a need for a combo of java and sweet to propel you through the morning? Can they deliver ... More >>
"We just want a small affair..."For those of you living under a rock, you may be surprised to learn that, this weekend, England's Prince William will marry and the world will have a new princess.
For most people who do not spend the majority of their free time watching reruns of Say Yes to ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidNot for the snowbound: hot chocolates worth the tripThe snow emergencies may have ended, but it is still the season for hot chocolate. So after all the snowbound days this week, where are the hot chocolates worth leaving the house for? We checked St. Paul coffee shops Kopplin's ... More >>