Subject:

Lucas Almendinger

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    The 2014 Iron Fork Results Are In!

    Just like it goes on TV, when the secret ingredient was revealed at last night's 9th annual Iron Fork competition, all six chefs and their attending sous chefs stormed the table to arm themselves with their edible weapons of choice. See also: Chef Pat Weber Talks Top Chef, Spam, and Not Doing "So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Chef Drew Ledo on His Iron Fork Grudge Match and Anthony Bourdain's Life Advice

    Each week, we'll interview one of the chefs participating in our 2014 Iron Fork competition. On November 6, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient. Tickets are on sale now. In the small, often overloo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Third Bird's Lucas Almendinger on Multiple Career Paths and Starburst-Glazed Foie Gras

    Each week, we'll interview one of the chefs participating in our2014 Iron Fork competition. On November 6, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient. Tickets are on sale now Lucas Almendinger, of the ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    The Third Bird Nests in Loring Park With an Ambitious and Impressive Menu

    It feels like deja vu all over again at the Third Bird in Loring Park. For starters, it was almost exactly two years ago that we came to this same address to check out the then newly opened second outpost of Cafe Maude. But like Nick and Eddie before it, the restaurant, cocktail lounge, and sometim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    The Third Bird gives comfort food the highbrow treatment

    The Third Bird, the latest addition to Kim Bartmann's veritable restaurant empire, feels like a secret club house. Its entrance is situated in an alleyway off Harmon Place, no signage indicating a restaurant. Understated furnishings elicit a too-cool-for-school vibe, and the staff treats customers w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Kim Bartmann on her new Loring Park endeavor, the Third Bird

    Kim Bartmann, the unstoppable restaurateur who brought us Red Stag, Pat's Tap, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Barbette, and most recently Tiny Diner, is at it again with the Third Bird, a Loring Park joint set to open the third week of August. The Third Bird was an unexpected endeavor for Bartmann, inspired by ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 30, 2013

    Union Fish Market is a change for the better

    The restaurant's main-floor revamp brings sustainably sourced seafood downtown

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