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 >>
Happy Birthday to me!It's like a pasta happy hour. In celebration of Larry D'Amico's birthday select stores are offering half off their signature pastas served with a side of birthday cake tomorrow, Friday July 29th beginning at 4pm. Just show this image at the store. One per person a ... More >>
Barbette executive chef created the menu
Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurantToday we continue our talk with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant in south Minneapolis. (Here's part 1 of the interview.) Saunders, who first entered the Twin Cities restaurant scene as a server, tells us about a clums ... More >>
Will Lake Harriet keep up with the concessions Joneses?With the success of park operators Tin Fish (Calhoun) and Sea Salt (Minnehaha Falls), more local restaurateurs are eyeing the high-profile and potentially lucrative Lake Harriet concessions contract available in 2011. Rodney White holds t ... More >>
See which locals made the short list for this year's foodie Oscars...
With her gaudy campaign chest and indelicate manners, Lisa Goodman acts like she runs City Hall. Maybe she does.