Midwestern cuisine is all the rage these days. From the national magazines to the Food Network, everyone seems to have taken note that we have a whole lot of fabulous food. Few know those back roads and byways better than Heavy Table editor (and one-time Hot Dish contributor) James Norton. After a s ... More >>
Fellow local food blog The Heavy Table has just released their first book The Secret Atlas of North Coast Food, and they're throwing a few fun events to promote it.The book was funded entirely by a successful Kickstarter campaign wherein backers who pledged at the $100 level were allowed to con ... More >>
See Also:Top 10 pizzerias in the Twin CitiesFat Lorenzo's blood orange gelato: 100 Favorite Dishes, no. 13As part of its Great American Bites series, USA Today issued a list of 51 (one selection for each state, including D.C.) great pizza parlors. Thanks to a recommendation from James Norton, e ... More >>
After Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl defected for its direct competitor Mpls St. Paul Magazine, Minnesota Monthly put out a national call for food writers and critics to submit their work. They needn't have looked further than their own pages, where Rachel Hutton recently wrote a fascinating  ... More >>
What else is there for your foodie friends to do in the winter other than read, eat food, and read about food? Probably not much. Food books, therefore, are the perfect gift. Here's our selection of the best in local food books--available at independent book stores citywide. Minnesota Lunch: ... More >>
Goose Island invades Muddy PigAs we barrel deeper into fall, our food events reflect the season--and we're happy to eat apples and seasonal beers while we've got 'em. There's even a stogie dinner this week, a rarity in the (typically) more health-conscious offerings. 10/17 Baffled by those ... More >>
We're not even going to lie to you: If beer isn't your bag, this is the week to stay home. Practically every day is crammed with a beer dinner, pairing, sampling, or class on how to create the stuff yourself. Something about October must bring out everyone's inner brewmonster. 10/10 Brooklyn Brewi ... More >>
Minnesota LunchGet the backstory behind that banh mi you just ate!Attention sandwich lovers: Check out this new book, Minnesota Lunch: From Pasties to Bahn Mi, which tells stories of the state's cultural and agricultural history though the lens of 11 sandwiches, among them the dago, the pork ... More >>
Several locals took home awards at the James Beard Media Awards last night. One of the big winners was event MC Andrew Zimmern, whose Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" earned him the Best TV Food Personality Award. Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl of Minnesota Monthly also earned an award for Writing ... More >>
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