The upper Midwest is a haven for mushroom hunters and fall is a wonderful time to hunt. The Hot Dish spent this past weekend with expert foragers Kathy Yerich and Teresa Marrone, who recently co-authored a pocket field guide, Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest: A Simple Guide to Common Mushrooms.
We're in a mushroom kind of mood here at Hot Dish. Yesterday we profiled a Kickstarter for wild maitake jerky. Next week, we'll be interviewing mushroom hunters Fred and Kathy Yerich. And today we're chatting with Alan Bergo, a foraging fanatic and the culinary force behind the Salt Cellar in St. Pa ... More >>
There are two types of vegans: those whose diets revolve around soy and wheat-gluten based meat alternatives, and those who forgo trying to turn soybeans into chicken patties. For the former category, chowing down on gluten-based vegan jerky like Primal Strips is no biggie. But if you're gluten-free ... More >>
First a food truck, the new brick-and-mortar is thriving
Yael GrauerThe Public House has only been open since August, but it has already hired a new chef, Paul Johnson from Victory 44. Johnson has changed the entire menu, replacing bland dishes with flavorful American fare. The Public House hosted a free sampling of its revised menu for customers on Th ... More >>
Featured local chefs rotate through the kitchen
For National Hamburger Month: A taste test of non-beef burgers at Hell's Kitchen and Uncle Frankie'sTo celebrate Hamburger Month, the Hot Dish has been sampling various burgers around Minneapolis. We've tested black bean burgers on the West Bank and veggie burgers on Lyndale Avenue. In this ... More >>
W.W. Norton & Co.A local author's new novel channels Escoffier. Local novelist N.M. Kelby (In the Company of Angels and Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill are among her works) recently finished a book about the life of the famous French chef Escoffier called White Truffles in Winter. Th ... More >>
It's time to Meat up, non?Salut Bar Américain - St. PaulFrog Bar917 Grand Ave., St. Paul651.917.2345Hours and details:Carnivore's Dilemma: Daily, 4 p.m. to close$5 The Balls, slow-cooked beef rib, steak tartare, cordon bleu nuggets, sausage grinder, house-cured bacon sliders$9.95-$13.95 Sandwich ... More >>
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