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  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Goat Meat and Cheese Get Top Billing at Ian Gray's Curious Goat Food Truck

    In a little orange trailer, Ian Gray has packed all of his goat-loving culinary whiz-dom into a simple, seasonal menu. The Curious Goat is, as the name would suggest, heavily geared toward goat products, practically a showcase for nearby Singing Hills Goat Dairy. But there are plenty of other entice ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Ian Gray to open food truck, swears: "I'll quit or close the doors before I order from Sysco"

    When Ian Gray announced the closing of the Gray House in May, legions of fans were disappointed. Until then, it had seemed the Gray House avoided the restaurant curse afflicting 610 W. Lake St. (once occupied by Risotto, among other failed ventures). Business was solid, and Gray's $20 prix fixe was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Kyatchi's Hide Tozawa on Minnesota sushi bars: "Most aren't doing it right"

    Hide Tozawa is a chef on a mission to show Minnesota a different type of Japanese restaurant. His team at Kyatchi wants to take some of the cream cheese out of your roll and let you chew on something you might actually find in Tokyo. Hot Dish caught up with Tozawa on a recent Monday after he had fin ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 31, 2012

    Gray House welcomes intrepid diners

    From goat to farmers' market fare, chef Ian Gray takes experimentation to a higher level

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Harvest Grill, food truck from and for Minnesota

    Another food truck has hit the streets this year--the sunset-colored Harvest Grill. The truck is an offshoot of the Harvest Grill restaurant at Bunker Hills golf course in Coon Rapids. We stopped by for a first taste of this proudly Minnesotan truck.

  • Restaurants

    November 9, 2011

    Pat's Tap intersects pub food and high-end gastrofare

    Pub offers trending local beers and one great bacon burger

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Food & Wine show: A good pour

    These ladies came prepared​ A bottleneck quickly formed at the first wine table.  "If you go up a little further, there are a lot more options," Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl tipped off those at the end of the long line.  Minnesota Monthly's annual Food & Wine show to benefit Minnesota Pub ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 11, 2010

    Justin Grecco creates a mini food dynasty

    Bellanotte's former chef runs Roman Anthony's, Grecco's, and Chef In A Box

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    A tour of the Twin Cities' barbeque scene: Dickey's

    ​I don't own a smoker and I don't barbeque. Barbecuing is all about low temperature and slow cooking. I'm a griller - high heat, fast cooking, instant gratification. Most of the recipes I create are meals that can be made in under an hour so ribs aren't something I do on my show. But I do li ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 8, 2008

    Battle of the Burgers

    Two new contenders reopen the Jucy Lucy debate

  • Restaurants

    June 18, 2008

    Chef Shack brings curb appeal to summer eats

    For two entrepreneurial chefs, street food means grass-fed bison burgers andtorched-to-order crème brûlée

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    Bar Fight

    Two troubled businesses, one big financial mess

  • Restaurants

    May 17, 2006

    The Importance of Burgers

    Can frugal carnivores eat locally, humanely, and well? Dear Dara finds out.

  • Restaurants

    January 18, 2006

    Mourning Meal

    What to serve when interring a loved one, and other culinary tips from the afterworld

  • Restaurants

    February 4, 2004

    Bryn Mawr Star

    In which Dara discovers a gem in the bottom of the mailbag

  • Restaurants

    October 29, 2003

    Found Art

    An erstwhile hipster chef and a preservationist philanthropist team up to provide truly artful diner food

  • Restaurants

    August 7, 2002

    Pantry to the Stars

    Spanish cheese as a talent-retention tool?

  • Restaurants

    October 14, 1998