Heidi Woodman

  • Restaurants

    October 23, 2013

    Nico's Taco goes for authentic Mexican fare

    With a few tweaks, this new Hennepin Avenue hotspot could be a hit

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Breaking: Heidi's closed for good [PHOTO]

    Last night this sad note hung on the door of Heidi's, and this afternoon the Hot Dish received confirmation that Heidi's has closed. Unfortunately, that isn't the only sad news from owners Stewart and Heidi Woodman. See also:Heidi's to close and return with version 3.0

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Nico's Taco Bar coming soon to former Birdhouse space

    Third time's a charm? That's what the owners of Amore Victoria are hoping is the case for their new restaurant, Nico's Taco Bar, slated to move into the vacant space at 2516 Hennepin Avenue, reports the Southwest Journal. The renovated house was most recently occupied by Stewart and H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Birdhouse's sweet pea pate: 50 Favorite Dishes, no. 20

    As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes.Ever since Stewart and Heidi Woodman's Birdhouse opened in the former Duplex space on Hennepin, healthy eating no longer just feels like fueling up. The couple's mission to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    The Best of Hot Dish: June 17 - 21, 2012

    It's been another stellar week here at the Hot Dish, with our fair Cities full of amazing food and drink to make your summer extra sweet. Here are a few of the week's top stories.~Mo Perry takes a sneak peek at Stewart and Heidi Woodman's highly anticipated Birdhouse, where they deftly exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Birdhouse: A preview of Stewart Woodman's new restaurant

    While other restaurants languish with elastic opening dates, Stewart and Heidi Woodman aren't wasting any time opening the doors at Birdhouse. It seemed the second the announcement of Duplex's closing hit the press, rumors started swirling that a name chef had swooped in. A short while later there w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Cake Walk was a sweet success

    ​What began as a simple cake walk soon transformed into a sort of sweet vision quest for WCCO newsman Jason DeRusha. "I just don't know how I'm going to get this thing home," he remarked as the cake he'd won from event organizer and James Beard Award-nominated pastry chef Michelle Gayer loomed beh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Win tickets to Share Our Strength's Cakewalk

    Cake, tunes and booze--what's not to love?On March 1, James Beard Award nominee and Best Bakery owner Michelle Gayer will be hosting a cakewalk at the Fine Line. The proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength, an organization committed to ending childhood hunger.In addition to the Salty Tart, a few ot ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    March 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Shefzilla shows off the new book & Heidi's space

    Andy LienShefzilla- The Book​An elegantly dressed man in mirror aviator shades guarded the entrance to the stony patio. A small crowd gathered on the sidewalk in Uptown. Hipsters, tweed-suited men, and bedazzled, cowboy-booted women were all waiting their turn to grab a copy of the cookbook Shefzi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Haute Dish hosts a beer dinner; Highland Grill stops human trafficking this Week in Food.

    Steve NeuharthDuck in a can, beer in a bottle at Haute Dish. ​What's better than a stock tip from Gordon Gekko? A pastry tip from Heidi Woodman and Zoe Francois. Meet these master bakers, take down some hot curry for a hot cause, and wash it all down with beer at breakfast this Week in Food. Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Heidi's coming to Lyn-Lake, Stewart Woodman shares details

    photo courtesy Heidi'sRIP Heidi's 1.0, welcome Heidi's 2.0!​Stewart and Heidi Woodman have finally made their long-awaited announcement: Heidi's will reopen in the former Vera's coffee shop at Lyn-Lake. After learning that reopening in their 50th and Bryant location, which was destroyed by fire l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Lamenting the loss of Heidi's and Blackbird...

    ...and crossing our fingers for their second comings.

  • Restaurants

    January 23, 2008

    Small But Mighty

    It has only 40 seats, but Heidi's is interesting enough for a lifetime

  • Restaurants

    December 26, 2007

    Best Dishes of 2007

    For some, 2007 will forever be the year of wide stances in public bathrooms, but for foodies, other moments stand out

  • Restaurants

    July 25, 2007

    Minneapolis Comeback!

    Steven Brown is back! After the '07 Massacre, Minneapolis is regrouping in other ways, too.

  • Restaurants

    June 18, 2003