Michael Fitzgerald

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Celebrate Valborgsmässoafton with Fika & ASI

    Get ready to celebrate Valborgsmässoafton like you've never celebrated Valborgsmässoafton before! Also, try saying that three times fast (or just one time correctly!). The American Swedish Institute, in conjunction with their café Fika, will be throwing a traditional Swedish celebration of the ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Fika's pork belly and poached egg: 50 Favorite Dishes, no. 28

    As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. In Sweden, to fika is to break for coffee and a snack. You can fika midday, fika as a low-pressure date, or fika to delay getting started on your taxes, but rega ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 5, 2012

    Cheap eats around the Twin Cities

    A dozen different dishes for under $10

  • Restaurants

    August 15, 2012

    Fika blends tradition with finesse

    Beautifully crafted Scandinavian food that wows

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Fika at the American Swedish Institute: A first look

    See also:Fika restaurant to open at the American Swedish Institute in July New Nordic food movementFika opened its doors to diners earlier this month as part of the American Swedish Institute's new Nelson Cultural Center opening.The chef behind the new endeavor is Michael Fitzgerald, formerly of Aur ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 25, 2012

    New Nordic food movement

    How to eat like a Scandinavian

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Fika restaurant to open at the American Swedish Institute in July

    If you have never had a reason to visit the American Swedish Institute, this summer may be the ideal time to go. This amazing museum, which was once the residence of the influential Turnblad family, is in the process of completing its build-out of the Nelson Cultural Center, and it will include a ne ... More >>