Who got game? We do, apparently.It used to be that bison was about the wildest thing you'd find on a menu in the Twin Cities, but as leaner alternative proteins gain popularity, our local chefs have learned to perfectly prepare everything from pig to pigeon. So now that hunting season is underway, w ... More >>
T-bone steaks: naturally heart-shapedWe've heard of Edible Arrangements, but this one takes the cake, er...steak. The lifestyle blog Hungeree posted the photo below of a beef bouquet, created by British butcher Anthony Bowness of Quality Standard Beef and Lamb. Bowness, who, by his own ... More >>
How a regional delicacy took over fast casual dining
How did your Memorial Day cookout go? If the results weren't so stellar, don't worry: You have the rest of the summer to practice, and we're going to give you some help. Nick Schneider, the chef behind the new Tavola Fresca dinner series, knows a thing or two about outdoor cooking. Here are a few of ... More >>
If you're looking for a healthy burger with extravagant toppings, then the Convention Grill is not your place. If you're looking for a darn-delicious classic burger, then look no further.
But will it fly?
A BLT is an American favorite, but adding on ingredients can either improve, or totally derail your experience. Thankfully the spice rub grilled into the chicken breast on Nick and Eddie's CBLT is of the improvement persuasion.
Deli succeeds gracefully as an everyday kind of place
Mort's proves it can serve up a mean sandwich despite the deli's authenticity debate.
A classic Jewish deli comes to Golden Valley
How exactly would one choose a menu item based on their 'lifestyle choices'?
"Mr. Speaker, the great state of Texas wants to know, where's a good place to eat around here?"
A trip is sometimes like finding buried treasure, and sometimes like walking the plank
Enjoy the pleasures of the flesh in St. Paul
The downtown St. Paul establishment has that touch of class
Lake Street's Los Andes Makes the High-Altitude Cuisine of Ecuador and Colombia Accessible, Affordable, and Awfully Good
The New Blackbird Café in Southwest Minneapolis Is as Personal as a Diary, as Likable as a Hand-Knit Sweater
Ngon Bistro defies all conventional wisdom and opens in Frogtown with elegance to burn, wine for the ages, and the best beef pho in town
Downtown's new, upscale, all-you-can-eat Brazilian churrascaria will meat you into submission
Got Champagne tastes and a Grain Belt budget? Welcome to the Minneapolis of your dreams.
Is it just beer goggles, or does the Nordeast Bulldog have the best bar food ever?
Can frugal carnivores eat locally, humanely, and well? Dear Dara finds out.
Why all the taste-making top-tier kitchens in the Twin Cities are suddenly awash in plastic bags
Your clip-and-save guide to the best specialty butchers in the metro
Kobe Beef--the legend, the steak--Hits Minnesota, and Dear Dara dives in
Taste-testing the best real dry-aged steaks for sale locally reveals a lucky, lucky, steaky, steaky metropolitan area
Three of the best lunch options in the Minneapolis skyways prove you can get restaurant quality on the run
If you read this list and subsequently eat your newspaper and/or hat, don't come crying to me
A tour through five of the best taquerias on East Lake
A new south Minneapolis Café redefines neighborhood dining
In La Grolla, St. Paul gets a long overdue crowd-pleaser
Will "crossroads cuisine" reinvent both St. Louis Park and the Brazilian barbecue?
Newcomer Ike's serves steaks with supperclub flair
Caribbean comfort food and fried chicken shine at AJs Smoke House in North Minneapolis
The return of an institution proves why God created pastrami
In search of the humble, perfect italian sub
New American Grill Food: A Lowbrow Concept Sparks Predictable Results