It's official: One of the best restaurants in Minneapolis now employs one of the best pastry chefs in Minneapolis. In a pairing that makes so much sense, the Bachelor Farmer announced yesterday that Khanh Tran has joined its team.See also:Best Desserts 2010: Cosmos
Do you ever find yourself over-thinking breakfast, desperately seeking the healthiest option and instead landing in food paralysis? Half an hour later you find yourself bleary eyed with a discarded wrapper from a less-than-healthy choice crumpled like so much willpower beside your listless arm.Bread ... More >>
The lights have been out for over a month at the shops that sell the wee little cupcakes and French macaroons, and it's unclear when, if ever, they will return. The window display at the St. Paul location is starting to show some age, and the sign on the door proclaims that they're on "vacation" unt ... More >>
It was an evening of elegance and pastries. Share Our Strength, whose goal is to end childhood hunger, gathered many of the finest chefs in the cities to put on their annual benefit. The gala was presented by Michelle Gayer, James Beard Award nominee and owner of the acclaimed Salty Tart Bakery, in ... More >>
The hits keep on coming for Eric and Andrew Dayton's wildly successful restaurant, the Bachelor Farmer. From raving reviews to a recent meal spent with the President of the United States (to whom they served such local, sustainable favorites as greens from Laughing Loon and Dragsmith farms. The Firs ... More >>
The Bachelor Farmer has ladies coming and goingThe Bachelor Farmer has been garnering raves from around the Cities, from four stars from Rick Nelson at the Star Tribune to Best New Restaurant awards. Just try to get a 7 o'clock dinner reservation and you'll see just how beloved the Dayton b ... More >>
photo by Michelle Leon for City PagesA recent expansion isn't Sweets' only change. We recently rejoiced about St. Paul bakery Sweets Bakeshop opening a second shop in Minneapolis. We really liked their hands-on approach to teaching students the art of fondant decorating in their School of Sweets. ... More >>
Bethany DickNew things are brewing at Sweets' Minneapolis location--like Kopplin's coffee. Sweets Bakeshop opened its second location last Friday, and while many of you probably visited the Nicollet Avenue shop for free salted caramel cupcakes, you likely didn't get the full scoop on what sets th ... More >>
Sweets BakeshopEdible art or fashion victim turned cupcake?There's not much chance that we can ever master the St. Paul bakery's Lady Gaga cupcakes, but Sweets Bakeshop owners Ly Lo and Krista Steinbach are willing to give all of us novice bakers and Martha Stewart wannabes a peek into their c ... More >>
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The whole cupcake craze was overhyped...until Sweets Bakeshop arrived.