As the summer is finally starting to get underway, Madden's Resort in Gull Lake is getting ready for their annual Food & Wine Experience, and this year it's going to be a doozy. The resort will play host to not only a local roster of culinary heroes, but they'll also be bringing in a variety of ... More >>
Each year Food & Wine Magazine anoints a collection of chefs across the nation as the best, new up-and-comers. Historically it's been a career springboard for many leaders in the culinary world. Locally, past winners have included Stewart Woodman of Heidi's and Erik Anderson, late of S ... More >>
Steve Kramer, frontman for the genre-defying Twin Cities group the Wallets, has died. He was found in his hotel room Saturday while attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. He was 59.Kramer and the Wallets released two original albums via Twin/Tone in the mid-'80s, including the cele ... More >>
He once was ours. Erik Anderson, who until this time last year was the head chef at Sea Change, has gone on to be named one of Food and Wine's Best New Chefs. Anderson had run the kitchen at Sea Change under Tim McKee. Before that he had worked at Doug Flicker's Auriga.Anderson had come to the Twin ... More >>
The James Beard award semifinalist list was announced today, and on the list were some familiar names. The awards were established in 1990 and named for chef, food writer, and celebrated lover of life, James Beard. The awards are the highest honor available to food professionals. Part of why the ... More >>
To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list.
When Tim McKee opened Sea Change in 2009, it came with a pledge of sustainability: to use seafood secured in a manner that wouldn't damage the environment.
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We've spent this week talking with Sea Change's new chef de cuisine Jamie Malone. (To catch up read part one here and part two here). After growing up in St. Paul, she traveled the world before attending Le Cordon Bleu. After culinary school, she landed in the kitchen with Stev ... More >>
Joy SummersChef Jamie Malone takes the lead at Sea ChangeIt was recently announced that the chef de cuisine title at Sea Change, the sustainable seafood restaurant at the Guthrie, would be handed over to an insider, Jamie Malone. After flying in chefs from around the country to try out, Sea Chang ... More >>
Not your average filet o' fishIt's been a busy week at Sea Change in Minneapolis. First chef de cuisine Erik Anderson was nominated by Food & Wine magazine as one of the Midwest's best new chefs, then he was recognized as one of the semi-finalists for a James Beard Award for best Midwestern c ... More >>
Nominee Erik Anderson working his kitchen magic. Since 1998, the editors of Food & Wine magazine have selected 10 up-and-comers in the restaurant world to honor on its cover each July--Stewart Woodman, Tim McKee, and Seth Bixby Daugherty among them.
This year, the magazine is expanding its ... More >>
Gastro Non GrataGastro expands to a two-day affair!Gastro Non Grata has proved so successful that it's holding a two-day food and music extravaganza this weekend to benefit the Ritz Theater in NE Minneapolis.
The November 12 show features chef Philip Becht (Modern Café) and Steven Brown ... More >>
Tim McKee's grilled lamb ribeye A legendary feast took place at Solera last Thursday as a multitude of culinary superpowers combined forces at a benefit for the James Beard Foundation--supporters of all things educational and extraordinary about food. Nine chefs. Nine courses. Here is the team: T ... More >>
We at Gimme Noise think that if rock and roll was a national currency, the Minnesota economy would be through the roof. As it is, you still have to shell out some hard earned bucks, but there's plenty worth it this weekend. Here's a quick list of awesome local shows (and a few national acts we co ... More >>
courtesy of Gastro Non GrataWe want one of these, badly. In the final installment of our talk with the Gastro Non Grata guys, we delve a little deeper into the psyche of these "home cooks"--they do not like to be called chefs--and again remind you to check out Vagabond Vacation this Sunday, ... More >>
There's a lot on tap this week: swig on Shakespeare, get in a food fight, and see our own Gastro non Grata at First Ave. Enjoy your Week in Food.
A Midsummer Swig: sounds like our kind of culture. Enjoy music, local food, and drinks at CodeSpace while raising money for Tales of ... More >>
The annual Taste of the Nation HOTList takes place at the Guthrie on June 24 and features the cooking/shaking of 15 favorite Twin Cities chefs and mixologists. The lineup reads like a Who's Who of the local dining scene, so if you have yet to dine at, say, Bar La Grassa, Cafe Maude, or the Strip ... More >>
GASTRO NON GRATA : VAGABOND VACATION
SUNDAY, JUNE 27. DOORS AT 5:30 $12 ADVANCE/$15 DOOR
FIRST AVENUE, 7TH ST. ENTRY AND RECORD ROOM
Gastro Non Grata plays the main room. Returning chef faves Erik Anderson, Heather Hartman, Jim Grell, and Mike Phillips will be making food (hand-ground and ca ... More >>
It's patio season--enjoy the outdoors, throw back a few brews, and dream about Bentleys, making (and feeding) babies, singing soul, and saving pennies. Welcome to your week in food.
Sit back. Relax. Stay awhile. Sea Change and Gastro Non Grata invite you to chill out with their Mond ... More >>
Adding to the list of ways we love Gastro Non Grata-- the traveling food and drink circus of our dreams--tonight is the start of their new patio series as they team up with Seachange on the banks of the Mississippi. Chef Erik Anderson will be grilling fresh seafood, the beer will be a-flow ... More >>
If you've been looking for an excuse to check out this summer's new grill menu at Sea Change, Gastro Non Grata offers an introduction on Monday, June 7, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
This one's a little more upscale than the typical GNG affair: There's a $5 cover, and a three-course sampler prepared by Se ... More >>