Christian Aldrich

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Gastro Non Grata and CSA selections this Week in Food

    We're inching toward farmer's market season, and the proof is in this week's events: from a CSA fair at Seward Co-op to the opening of Mill City Museum's new "Growing Strong: How Farmers Markets Nourish People, Communities and the Planet" exhibit, the veggies are in the air this Week in Food. 4/17 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Gastro Non Grata's next event: dessert extravaganza Confection Carousel

    If you have a sweet tooth, mark your calendars for Friday, April 20. Gastro Non Grata, the collective "chef-driven labor of love" headed by organizers Craig Drehmel and Jeff Mitchell has announced its next event, and it features a killer lineup of pastry talent.Tunes will be provided by the Cactus B ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Gastro Non Grata Pre-Valentine Fricasee III

    Go Gastro this Valentine's Day.​Gastro Non Grata's third annual "nose thumbing" at next month's most hated Hallmark holiday takes place on February 13 at the Triple Rock Social Club (doors at 6, show starts at 7). Chowgirls catering will serve up samples of Indian Lamb Curry with Cinnamon-Sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Cooking with chocolate: chefs' tips (RECIPE)

    Lisa GulyaRuby Moon chocolate truffles​Frazzled by the holiday hubbub? A little chocolate cookery could help soothe those frayed nerves. Three chefs share their tips for cooking with chocolate, plus a recipe for mole sauce.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    DIY: Chocolate--a class for serious addicts

    AndrĂ© Karwath / WikipediaCuckoo for cacao​Serious chocoholics take note: Here's a great way to upgrade your addiction from a simple vice to a valuable skill. In conjunction with the Minnesota History Center's big exhibit on chocolate (running through January), the center is joining with Gast ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 20, 2005

    Talk Of The Town

    A trifecta of impending restaurant openings, and one departure

  • Restaurants

    June 8, 2005

    Chef Driven

    What a difference a chef makes: Marianne Miller, newly established at Bobino, turns an old reliable into a new joy