Chris Stevens

  • Restaurants

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    See the new Blackbird Café

    Lisa GulyaBlackbird Café's new digs at 38th and Nicollet​Blackbird Café is back! Don't worry; the antlers are, too. The Hot Dish stopped by during opening week to give you a peek at the new space. Owners Gail Mollner and Chris Stevens outfitted the corner of 38th and Nicollet with, yes, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Best of Hot Dish: November 15-19

    Sit down. Take a load off. Read Hot Dish. ​It's the final weekend before the holiday season truly kicks off, so be sure to get some rest and relaxation in now. Kick off your shoes, settle into your comfy couch and pull these lovely Hot Dish stories in close. They will make you laugh and cry and ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Chris Stevens of Blackbird: Chef Chat, part 3

    Michelle BruchChef Chris Stevens is back in the kitchen. ​ Blackbird Chef Chris Stevens spends 80-hour work weeks at his restaurant, but there was a time not too long ago when he had real vacation time. In fact, he was perfectly happy working in mosquito control before his partner Gail Moll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Chris Stevens of Blackbird: Chef Chat, part 2

    Michelle BruchChef Chris Stevens overhauled the old Blackbird menu. ​Blackbird is back, and we sat down with chef Chris Stevens for an early look at the menu. The restaurant shut down in February after a grease fire destroyed a line of businesses at 50th and Bryant. Blackbird reopened for dinne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Chris Stevens of Blackbird: Chef Chat, part 1

    Michelle BruchBlackbird Chef Chris Stevens is back in business.​ After a devastating fire in February burned Blackbird to the ground, the restaurant is back, complete with much of the original menu, almost all the original staff, and even the original moose antlers that were rescued from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Blackbird Cafe reopening: Owners talk about recovery process

    Lisa GulyaThe intersection of 38th and Nicollet: Blackbird Cafe will open on the southwest corner, pictured in the lower left-hand corner.​ Since signing the lease on a new space at 38th and Nicollet two weeks ago, Blackbird Cafe co-owners Gail Mollner and Chris Stevens have been busy with ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Lamenting the loss of Heidi's and Blackbird...

    ...and crossing our fingers for their second comings.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    ASID features "culinary evenings"

    There's still tickets available for "culinary evenings" with ASID.

  • Restaurants

    September 12, 2007

    Love's Labor

    The New Blackbird Café in Southwest Minneapolis Is as Personal as a Diary, as Likable as a Hand-Knit Sweater