Martin Ouimet

  • Restaurants

    May 25, 2011

    Sun Street Breads making Minneapolis a baking Mecca

    Nicollet Avenue bakery uses ingredients like house-made granola and locally brewed beer

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Sun Street Bread's Chai Tea Soda: A bubbly, spicy drink of the week

    Bubbly brown soda‚ÄčChai Tea Soda$2.50Sun Street Breads4600 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis612.354.3414Our particular version of this bubbly, spiced concoction was made to order by Martin Ouimet, partner of beloved baker Solveig Tofte at their new eatery/bakery at 46th and Nicollet. The Hot Dish rolle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Sun Street Breads' Solveig Tofte: chef chat, part 3

    Martin Ouimet​This is the last installment of our interview with baker Solveig Tofte, whose baked goods and quick laugh will go public again in mid-March when Tofte opens her own bakery/breakfast spot, Sun Street Breads. Today Tofte reveals her pyromaniac side and shares a recipe with readers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Sun Street Breads' Solveig Tofte: chef chat, part 2

    Martin OuimetBaker Solveig Tofte​Today baker Solveig Tofte, formerly of Turtle Bread Company, explains her dream for turning Minneapolis into "a baking mecca." She also shares her picks for the best baking cookbooks, in part two of this week's chef chat. (Read part 1 here.)

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Sun Street Breads' Solveig Tofte: chef chat, part 1

    Martin OuimetBaker Solveig Tofte, making use of her weaving skills​ Solveig Tofte's baked goods are familiar to fans of Turtle Bread Company and Tofte's farmer's market stand, Sun Street Breads. Recently, Tofte announced she would leave Turtle Bread to take Sun Street from summer staple at th ... More >>