Whether you refer to it as "carmel" or "caramel," fans of the the buttery stuff will be happy to find it flowing freely in its many glorious forms this Saturday when St. Croix Chocolate Co. hosts its 4th annual Caramelpalooza. Hold on to your fillings, folks. This one might get a little sticky. ... More >>
The Association of Food Journalists named the finalists in its prestigious AFJ Awards yesterday and City Pages was among the honored.City Pages writers Andy Mannix and Mike Mullen are finalists for "Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues" for their cover story, "Milk Money."
After a truly valiant effort to keep its doors open, St. Paul Classic Cookie company announced via its blog that it won't be able to continue operating at its current retail location. It isn't the first business that was forced to close after light rail construction and detours made travel dif ... More >>
Do you ever wonder what goes on behind the walls of the big-food industry? Well, that's something local industry-insider-turned-author Bruce Bradley knows a little about. Bradley, who lives in Minneapolis, has spent over 15 years working as a marketing executive for some of the biggest food com ... More >>
The St. Croix Chocolate Company has been supplying the river valley with artisan chocolates since 2010. But located somewhat outside the usual foodie sphere of influence, seasonally inspired chocolates with flavors like violet, pear caramel, or wildflower honey initially raised some eyeb ... More >>
Minnesotans love their summer festivals. It makes sense. This is a horrifically cold and awful place to live (It's true. Admit it. Give up the ghost. Winter is awful) most of the year, so we try to cram as much fun as we can into our two habitable months. This sense of urgency might also explain why ... More >>
If you're the type of person who refuses to eat ice cream that you have to pay for, you're in luck. Tomorrow, April 3, in celebration of 34 years of providing Americans ice cream with funny names, Ben & Jerry's will be holding a free cone day!
A half-million cows were worth more dead than alive, and now we're all paying the price
Yael GrauerBen & Jerry's popular limited-edition flavor is a best-sellerFinding Schweddy Balls in the Twin Cities ain't easy, as the popular Ben & Jerry's limited-edition flavor has been flying off shelves. If you've been curious to try it, here's where you can pick up a pint in the Twin Ci ... More >>
Rogue ChocolatierMaster chocolatier and his creations move out east in springThis might come as a shocking news to local chocolate lovers: Rogue Chocolatier and its sole proprietor, Colin Gasko, plans to move the whole operation to central Massachusetts in April, according to the Heavy Table. ... More >>
Rogue Chocolatier70% cacao, 100% deliciousIf you enjoy high-quality chocolate that's made locally, here's your opportunity to stock up on the best of the best. To celebrate winning the Good Food Award, Rogue Chocolatier is offering free shipping on all web orders over $20 for the remainder of ... More >>
Andy LienOn the boulevard of burgeoning dreamsOn West Broadway a new business venture is fostering foodie dreams and hope for a revitalized neighborhood. On November 11 the Kindred Kitchen officially opened as a community resource for people hoping to begin or grow their own food businesses ... More >>
Turn these into $$ with your own local food business. Have you always had a dream to start your own local food business? You make a killer salsa that could give Lisa a run for her money? If so, you might want to mark Tuesday on your calendar. That's when Homegrown Minneapolis, a city initiati ... More >>
Today is the amazing, once-a-year day when Ben & Jerry's hands out free ice cream cones. Get in line early.
General Mills squeezes on to Fortune's 2009 "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For" list.
The company that makes Oreos, Triscuits, and Mac & Cheese welcomed a lot more chocolate into the fold this week.
After some delays, Saint Paul Classic Cookie Company is slated to start serving up some baked goods within the next week.
Another local business is slated to close its doors. Premier Cheese Market's last day of business will be Dec. 6.
Little Debbie's giving away cupcakes. Like, lots and lots of cupcakes.
Wisconsin, with the most dairy farms in the United States, is feeling some hurt from the global decline in demand for milk.
Local food website relaunches with more resources for local food lovers.
Media unites: Doesn't the FDA have something better to do than go after Cheerios?
Don't you dare mess with Trix. General Mills might sue your ass.
In case you were wondering, the name "swine flu" really doesn't mean you can get it from eating pork products, sleeping in beds with pigs or generally living a sloppy lifestyle.
General Mills has bribed some 900 people -- most of them moms -- into blogging nice things about the company. In return for their positive PR work, they get free coupons and samples.
Grab your ice cream bibs, round up a gang of friends and flex those tongue muscles. It's almost Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's.
WMDelicious, anyone? Ben & Jerry's flavor suggestions making the rounds.
More often than not, criollo cacao is a mixture of genetic strains.
Lunds/Byerly's and Kemp's recall peanut butter products.
Fast food restaurants may be booming, but people are also cooking at home more.
Scott Erickson's creations aren't just food, they're a form of self-expression
The food artist of the year is clear: Shepherd's Way Farms makes a glorious art of cheese, and survival
Colin Gasko has started a business that some would call insane—making chocolate from raw, unprocessed beans
Part two of our guide to the best cheeses of the Twin Cities—ever
Premier Cheese Market adds new life to the old milk scene
Sen. Norm Coleman does an about-face on a bill that will hurt Minnesota farmers
General Mills gets a crash course in global spin
Mary Faulk Makes Magic With Sheep's Milk and Mold
Prosecutors were finally able to nail Tyson Foods--one of the three corporate behemoths that launched and sustained Bill Clinton's political career.