David Chang

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2014

    Terroir Food Symposium Plans 2015 Conference in Minneapolis

    Fact: the Twin Cities is one of the fastest growing restaurant communities in the country, with close to 100 new restaurants opening this year, many if not most of them independent. With national talent -- the kind that could settle anywhere -- making Minneapolis and St. Paul their home, there's a s ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 11, 2013

    Fall restaurant openings: A season of promise

    New eateries in the Twin Cities emerge with a change of seasons

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Twin Cities chef becomes cheftestapant on Bravo's Top Chef New Orleans

    As per usual, the online community has been eagerly awaiting the announcement of who will make the cut for the current round of Bravo TV's Top Chef; a reality TV series that pits chefs from around the country against each other in a variety of culinary challenges in order to win the title of 'Top Ch ... More >>

  • 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

    September 16, 2011

    Ridiculous celebrity foodie Twitter spats

    Anthony Bourdain gets grumpy on Paula Deen. ​Was the summer heat and humidity going to celebrity foodie heads? For whatever reason, the last few months have been especially rife with famous-types doing regrettable food-related tweeting, including Alec Baldwin's diss of an Upper West Side Starb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Eat Ramen Help Japan event raises money for tsunami victims

    A benefit with good taste‚ÄčOrganizers had told the chefs to plan on about 350 people, but they were blown away by the crowd that attended last night's so called "Ramen-Off" competition, where local chefs vied for the title of best noodle soup. They might have guessed they were on to something when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Top 5 beach reads for foodies

    Drool a moat around that sandcastle‚ÄčAs graduation processions pass and Saturday-night wedding dates begin to loom, we've decided it safe to declare this season summer. Sultry long nights, lethargic cabin trips, and charcoal-scented sizzling meats are upon us.  Because leisure pairs so beautif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Urban Eatery's Asian pork sliders: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 37

    Take that, White Castle!​To think that we once satisfied our late-night snacking urges with the mushy blandness of the White Castle slyder, a meal that's perfectly content to be seasoned with nothing more than steamed onions. Sure, there's comfort to be found in the squishy buns and flat mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Modernist Cuisine: Check out the epic, $625 cookbook for free

    Modernist Cuisine"The cookbook to end all cookbooks." -David Chang​Copies 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Stoner chefs: Are they starting a new culinary trend?

    ​Well, there's five minutes of my life I'll never get back: First, The New York Times has me reading about how "Chefs Using Marijuana Create a New Kitchen Culture," which is basically an open mic for Tony Bourdain to spout his boilerplate about all the drug use in kitchens, including this bon ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    March 17, 2010

    Cooks vs. Servers: Wage battle continues

    Servers' pay is often double that of chefs

  • Restaurants

    January 27, 2010

    Subo does Southeast Asian with a French flair

    Chef Neil Guillen applies four-star techniques to Filipino foods

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009 launches food video series has launched an online video series about food called "Munchies."

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Coleman suitgate roundup: Those suits didn't come from K-Mart

    norm400.jpg Now that the whole Minnesota and political blogosphere is on the story as well as the local media, here is a suitgate roundup on ... More >>