During State Fair season, the Week in Food practically writes itself; after all, who wants to miss out on all that short-term greasy goodness? Fear not though, we've got plenty of other things to recommend if you've hit critical mass regarding food on a stick.
It doesn't get much more Minneso ... More >>
This Week in Food is a standout thanks to its range of unique events. Whether you like a picnic with your outdoor opera or boozing your way down the streets of historic White Bear Lake, we're confident you'll find an activity to suit your appetite.
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Sometimes our Week in Food just blends together perfectly, and this is a perfect example: Saturday is the City Pages Beer Festival, and Sunday is the Minnesota Cheese Festival. Is there any more perfect complement to beer than cheese? The rest of the week doesn't look bad either...
Brenda Langton of Spoonriver will host the eventOnce a month, People Serving People, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family-focused shelter, hosts a Chefs for Change dinner event, in which a local executive chef hosts a cooking demonstration and elegant dinner party to raise funds ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidSpoonriver owner Brenda Langton outside the Mill City Farmers MarketToday we bring you the second part of our chat with longtime Twin Cities restaurateur and chef Brenda Langton. (Here's part 1 if you missed it.) Langton talks more about her upcoming Spoonriver cookbook, the imp ... More >>
If you missed it last year--or enjoyed it so much you'd like to go back--the Picnic Operetta is returning to Twin Cities community gardens this weekend. This time, eleven singers and musicians will be performing director Scotty Reynolds's take on Tales of Hoffmann, beginning Saturday, August ... More >>
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Hello, loyal Hot Dish readers. It has been a week full of dreamy things like grilling, root beer floats, outdoor festivals, and clear blue skies. And don't you wish every weekend could be three days long? While you ponder that thought, here are a few of the week's top ... 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 >>
Interested in eating a gourmet meal al fresco, but not interested in cooking it yourself? Then consider attending one of the new monthly backyard dinners called Tavola Fresca hosted by local chef/gardening guru Nick Schneider. The dinners will each focus on a different region of Italy, inspir ... More >>