After a months-long hiatus to make the move from its former East Lake Street location, Dwight Alexander's fabulous Smoke in the Pit is now open in Powderhorn near the intersection of 38th & Chicago Avenue. The modest space contains a kitchen, single restroom for customers, and a small waiting ar ... 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 >>
Joy SummersA pig and a pint, now available at 50th and FranceAnother restaurant lands in the midst of 50th and France. Just three weeks ago the new Pig & Fiddle opened in the former Pearson's space. Brought to Minneapolis by Mark van Wie and Paul Schatz, who also run St. Paul's Muddy Pi ... More >>
Green gilded goods on the goThe fleet of street eats continues to expand with the addition of chef Stephen Trojahn's Gastrotruck. Touting artisan food on the fly, the truck has been roaming the streets of St. Paul and taking part in the weekly Food Truck Court that sets up Wednesdays on the corne ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidBrenda Langton likes steak!Brenda Langton, owner of Spoonriver restaurant and founder of the five-year-old Mill City Farmers Market, has been running restaurants in the Twin Cities for more than 30 years. She is a vocal supporter of natural foods and small, local producers; an ... More >>
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 >>
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.