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  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Bachelor Farmer to Expand, Open New Cafe Concept in the North Loop

    The folks over at the Bachelor Farmer have more big plans for Minneapolis's bustling North Loop neighborhood. Over six years into their successful restaurant venture, the Dayton brothers have decided it's time for an expansion. Andrew and Eric Dayton will move their clothing store, Askov Finlayson, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Chef demos, tastings, and garlic flavored ice cream at the Minnesota Garlic Festival

    People generally fall into three different categories when it comes to garlic consumption: those who avoid the taste and smell at all cost, the secret lovers who enjoy garlic but avoid eating it in public, and the die-hard garlic enthusiasts who embrace the taste and smell, despite the moans of thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Bachelor Farmer's Kräftskiva 2014 music lineup

    The third annual Kräftskiva festivities return to the Bachelor Farmer this August. Last year's mix of yellow hats, sumptuous cuisine, and the live acumen of the Shouting Matches won the event City Pages' Best Outdoor Show honors. It didn't hurt that the weather was absolutely perfect on the cobbles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Bachelor Farmer announces Khanh Tran as new pastry chef

    It's official: One of the best restaurants in Minneapolis now employs one of the best pastry chefs in Minneapolis. In a pairing that makes so much sense, the Bachelor Farmer announced yesterday that Khanh Tran has joined its team.See also:Best Desserts 2010: Cosmos

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    The Bachelor Farmer goes totally '80s for Halloween

    Pop that collar baby, we're going back in time. ("Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads!") For one night only the Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar will be dipping back into the era of big hair and even bigger phones. The inspiration for the evening comes from two prominent '80s set cinema clas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Gather announces next chefs-in-residence

    First Thursdays at the Walker Art Center are always an excellent excuse to soak in some stunning works of art and experience the culinary expertise of not one, but two talented chefs. Admission to the museum is free from 5 to 9 p.m. and Gather by D'Amico, that giant robot-head-looking restaurant a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    The Bachelor Farmer to host Hank Shaw dinner

    It used to be that you needed to be invited to a special event to catch a glimpse of the private dining area upstairs. They are now beginning to open up the room for exclusive dinners like an upcoming event featuring Hank Shaw in honor of his new book, Duck, Duck, Goose.See Also:2013 Best Restaurant ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    The Bachelor Farmer celebrates its second anniversary with a traditional Kräftskiva festival

    The Bachelor Farmer takes its Nordic heritage super seriously. Maybe you already knew that; perhaps you've experienced the delightful pyttipanna (like a Swedish version of breakfast hash, but without the hash) offered at brunch or the delectable, ever-rotating "toast" options on the dinner menu. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Marvel Bar's Pip Hanson: Calm in the face of calamity [VIDEO]

    There are drink mixers, there are mixologists, there are bartenders, and then there is the masterful Pip Hanson of the Marvel Bar at the Bachelor Farmer. Nothing can come between him and his mission to mix the perfect coctail. Not even a shelf completely crumbling, taking with it glasses and expensi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Bachelor Farmer makes Bon Appetit's 10 Best New Restaurants in America

    Last week we told you that first-year Minneapolis restaurant the Bachelor Farmer, had made it onto Bon Appetit magazine's top 100 restaurants in America list, but now Minneapolis's favorite Scandinavian-themed restaurant has been upgraded. The Bachelor Farmer has made it onto Bon Appetit's Hot 10 li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Bon Appetit nominates the Bachelor Farmer as one of America's best new restaurants

    Saturday afternoon a warm breeze graced attendees at the Bachelor Farmer's kravfskiva, a Scandinavian crawfish bash. Guests wore their yellow party hats akimbo as the Dayton brothers circulated through the crowd. There was a lot to celebrate. In their first year, their restaurant has been graced wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Halloween, Alaska headlining Kräftskiva! Bachelor Farmer Block Party on Saturday

    See Also:Other Lives and Halloween, Alaska at 7th Street Entry, 02/06/12Halloween, Alaska remixed by Lazerbeak, Bon Iver's S. CareySummer may still be in full swing here in Minnesota, but in Sweden the dog days will soon be drawing to a close, leading to cooler, longer nights. Kräftskiva is a tradi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Brew Love, wandering beer dinners, and a Bachelor Farmer's birthday this Week in Food

    Its's a beer-centric Week in Food, but be sure to put down your pint long enough to check out the Bachelor Farmer's one-year anniversary party on Saturday. 7/30 In their cleverly named "We've Got an App for That" class, the Cooks of Crocus Hill staff will teach students about an array of alluring a ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 25, 2012

    New Nordic food movement

    How to eat like a Scandinavian

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    The Bachelor Farmer announces first anniversary party

    See also:The Bachelor Farmer adds brunch and Sunday SupperThe Bachelor Farmer: Best Restaurant (Minneapolis)Obama Motorcade goes to The Bachelor FarmerIt's been a year of toasts and stars for the Bachelor Farmer. The Dayton brother's restaurant has racked up accolades and fans in its first year like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    The Bachelor Farmer adds Sunday supper and brunch

    The hits keep on coming for Eric and Andrew Dayton's wildly successful restaurant, the Bachelor Farmer. From raving reviews to a recent meal spent with the President of the United States (to whom they served such local, sustainable favorites as greens from Laughing Loon and Dragsmith farms. The Firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Obama's Minnesota visit comes in wake of dismal jobs report

    If it really is all about the economy, stupid, then President Obama's reelection prospects are more precarious this morning than they were yesterday. Obama is in the Twin Cities today. He'll give a speech at Honeywell's Golden Valley facility this morning before heading downtown for a string of fund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Alessandro Goulart, Brazilian from St. Paul, will compete on 'The Bachelorette'

    Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Minnesota Monthly names Rachel Hutton as new food critic

    After Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl defected for its direct competitor Mpls St. Paul Magazine, Minnesota Monthly put out a national call for food writers and critics to submit their work. They needn't have looked further than their own pages, where Rachel Hutton recently wrote a fascinating  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 3

    Today we're wrapping up our interview with Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1, we heard about his early experiences with food: his childhood in the Midwest, his Scandinavian roots, and his travels abroad. In part 2, we learned how his cooking career evolved after he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 2

    This week, we're profiling Paul Berglund, executive chef of The Bachelor Farmer. In part 1 of the series, we learned about his childhood in St. Louis, his introduction to the exciting flavors of Spain, and his career in the U.S. Navy. When it came time for him to leave the military, he began consi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Paul Berglund of The Bachelor Farmer: A chef in the making, part 1

    Since opening its doors last summer, The Bachelor Farmer has become one of the Twin Cities' it dining spots. Owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton (sons of a certain hockey-loving governor), it's been lauded locally and nationally, and last month it received a James Beard semifinalist nod for Best New Res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Bachelor Farmer hires new pastry chef, loses sous chef

    The Bachelor Farmer has ladies coming and going​The Bachelor Farmer has been garnering raves from around the Cities, from four stars from Rick Nelson at the Star Tribune to Best New Restaurant awards.  Just try to get a 7 o'clock dinner reservation and you'll see just how beloved the Dayton b ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 28, 2011

    The Bachelor Farmer celebrates the Nordic palate

    Governor Dayton's sons open first-rate restaurant

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    The Bachelor Farmer, a first look

    Photos courtesy of The Bachelor Farmer​Footfalls on wooden planks led to the front door of The Bachelor Farmer, a new restaurant that softly opened last week.  It was before business hours and a knock on a locked door is answered by two immaculately dressed young men, "Hello, I'm Eric," he ex ... More >>

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