Another week in October, another series of epic, not-to-be-missed festivals this Week in Food -- make space in your stomach and your weekend.
Sun Street Breads is hosting its first beer dinner (you read that correctly) tonight by featuring a "A Road Trip Down Highway 61" with heaps of Fulton ... More >>
Summer in Minnesota is a beautiful thing. It may be just a few fleeting months, but the seasonal produce is plentiful, interesting, and inspires some of the most memorable dishes we eat all year. Right now we're nearing the end of rhubarb season, and for those of us with home gardens and CSA boxes t ... More >>
Baseball, beer, chocolate, charity...we're hitting all the major marks this Week in Food, and it's not even officially summer.
Start your week off right with the Wedge's class Chocolate Heaven, where students will enjoy a light meal before watching demos of ultimate chocolate chip cookies, bit ... More >>
Just in time for CSA season comes local author (and past City Pages contributor) Tricia Cornell's new book Eat More Vegetables: Making the Most of Your Seasonal Produce to store shelves. Baffled by what to do with all that fall squash or early summer kohlrabi? Cornell has been there, and her book ta ... More >>
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 >>
This is the final chapter in our interview with Daniel Green. In part 1, we found out how a healthy diet helped him conquer his weight problem. And in part 2, we learned how he broke into the TV business. We now pick things up just as his career is taking off.
For years, Green never found work ve ... More >>
What else is there for your foodie friends to do in the winter other than read, eat food, and read about food? Probably not much. Food books, therefore, are the perfect gift. Here's our selection of the best in local food books--available at independent book stores citywide.
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"We emphasize taking pleasure in the doing," Lynne Rossetto Kasper says. "This is not about 'it's got to be right and it's got to be perfect.' "One of the very best things I ever ate was an appetizer made by Lynne Rossetto Kasper. She cracked open a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano and drizzled i ... More >>
Christmas foodies = delicious giftsGot a few foodies on the list of people to shop for this Christmas? Turn off QVC. I promise they don't want a juicer. The Hot Dish is here to help you come up with the perfect gift for as many foodies as you have on your list. This will be the first of a s ... More >>
From footballer to cookbook author to barista, the multitalented Jared Allen.Caribou Coffee Co. has mostly been concentrating on expanding its franchise business lately, but it opened its first company-owned store since 2008 yesterday, near the site of a shuttered Caribou in Gaviidae Commons ... More >>
Modernist Cuisine"The cookbook to end all cookbooks." -David ChangCopies of what is surely the most epic cookbook of the contemporary world--the six-volume, 2,438-page, 39.5 pound, five-years-in-the-making Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking--are currently on their way to the ha ... More >>
Lisa GulyaRustica Bakery owner Steve HortonTiming is essential when baking--and buying--bread. Stop by the bakery too late and the shelves could be bare; too early and your favorite loaf hasn't come out of the oven yet. If you want the broadest and freshest selection, baker-owner Steve Horton ... More >>
Lisa GulyaExecutive Chef Steph Hedrick at Jack'sIn 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.)
Mike Phillips of Green Ox teams up next Tuesday with Corner Table's Scott Pampuch to host a "whole hog" dinnerNext Tuesday, local chefs Scott Pampuch of Corner Table and Mike Phillips of Green Ox will celebrate being featured in a new butchers' cookbook. And how better to celebrate than by go ... More >>
Martin OuimetBaker Solveig TofteToday baker Solveig Tofte, formerly of Turtle Bread Company, explains her dream for turning Minneapolis into "a baking mecca." She also shares her picks for the best baking cookbooks, in part two of this week's chef chat. (Read part 1 here.)
Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurantToday we continue our talk with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant in south Minneapolis. (Here's part 1 of the interview.) Saunders, who first entered the Twin Cities restaurant scene as a server, tells us about a clums ... More >>
Mo PerryA $35 cookbook shrunk to a $4.99 app that fits in the palm of your hand
With most of us gearing up to spend Thursday in the kitchen juggling pots, pans, baking sheets, and kitchen timers, we thought this was the perfect time to introduce you to five of our favorite technological Chef ... More >>