• Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Solera's suckling pig dinner is Sunday

    ​We aren't going to say you can pig out at this event, because that would be too obvious, but Sunday will be an extra special evening at Solera, as it hosts a suckling pig dinner on its second floor terrace. Solera's executive chef Jorge Guzman will be at the helm, with charcuterie king Mike Phill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Corner Table, Green Ox "whole hog" dinner and cookbook signing

    Mike Phillips of Green Ox teams up next Tuesday with Corner Table's Scott Pampuch to host a "whole hog" dinner​Next 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Brasa cooks up an impressive benefit for Land Stewardship Project

    Sara RiceThe starters were the hit of the night​As the sky turned dusky, diners began arriving at Brasa in St. Paul, ignoring the signs saying "Closed for a benefit." Tickets in hand, they knew they were in the right place--a specially prepared dinner by celebrated chef Alex Roberts to raise funds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Mendoberri delays opening; Sage Wine Bar seeks new digs

    Robert UlrichEat healthy and local on the go​Well, Chef Robert Ulrich didn't quite make his target date of Labor Day, but two weeks out from what should have been opening day, Mendorberri Cafe & Wine Bar looks like it will have eager locals waiting a little longer to try its eats, accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Simple, Good, and Tasty roasts a pig Sunday--you're invited

    Pig roasts are not so simple, but they're good and tasty!​Knowing what I know about pig roasts from attending a few of my family's, they're a lot of work. First, you need to get a pig. Sometimes you have to kill it and gut it yourself. Other times you thaw the thing out on your kitchen count ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 21, 2010

    The Depot at First Avenue and Green Mill's Twisted Fork

    Casual, chef-driven eats in the Twin Cities

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Copyrights and Brokedowns release split 7"​No Idea Records has a decidedly Midwestern flair on this split release between Carbondale, IL's The Copyrights and Elgin's The Brokedowns. The bands compliment one another's sounds, with similar influences but different styles as musicians and songwriters.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Shelly Lynn Whelan gets probation for abusing 200 dogs, rabbits

    After a lengthy investigation led to the removal of more than 200 dogs and rabbits from a farm, the owner of the animals is getting a probationary slap on the wrist.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Tour de Farm accepting dinner reservations

    Tour de Farm brings large, outdoor family farm dinners to eager Minnesotans.

  • Restaurants

    January 14, 2004

    Farm-Fresh Find

    Minneapolis butcher bridges the gap between local, sustainable agriculture and hopeful home cooks