With locations in Eagan, Eden Prairie, Maplewood, Plymouth and Gull Lake, Jake's City Grille knows what their customers love. But how do they transfer their casual neighborhood hangout vibe to the downtown city sidewalks? We stopped by their new food truck Jake's Street Grille, for a little downtown ... More >>
In the search for the Twin Cities' best culinary creations, we often come across dishes that stop us mid-bite and force us to reflect on the level of thought and artistry chefs put into their work. The efforts of the chefs are often laborious, and the end results are regularly consumed before the fu ... More >>
Ann Kim knows her way around a pizza pie. Now that her Pizzeria Lola has become a bit of a phenomenon, she has moved into a new location with a new concept. Say hello to Hello Pizza.
We stopped by for a first look at the new Linden Hills/Edina-area pizzeria.
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Watermelon salad from Gather: A sweet, salty, tart, spicy slice of summerIs there anything better than golden sun on bare skin and a juicy wedge of watermelon cradled in sticky hands? As the fruit finally comes into season, we were considering more creative outlets for the fruit. Why not somethin ... More >>
The first, delicious harbingers of springSing Hallelujah! Devotees of seasonal eating can finally retire the root vegetables and celebrate the abundant arrival of spring's early bounty. Asparagus, like the noble tomato, is theoretically available year-round, but neither tastes as good outs ... More >>
Double the DeenWhen you hear the Deen name it's only natural to imagine mayonnaise, sour cream, and a hearty Southern giggle. But the eponymous Paula Deen isn't the only one in the kitchen anymore. Her sons, Jamie and Bobby, have their own cooking show (the Food Network's 'Road Tasted'), thei ... More >>
Rachel HuttonDavid Bedford in the fieldYou may not know David Bedford's name, but you've certainly tasted his work. As one of the inventors of the Honeycrisp apple--also known as Minnesota's official state fruit--his job entails tasting (sometimes up to 500 apples in a day) and creating the p ... More >>
400 ways to use those fresh-from-the-farmer's-market vegetables that would otherwise rot in the back of your fridge.
July in Minnesota--when the sky is abundant with pyrotechnics and the farmers' markets are overflowing with beans and blueberries. To celebrate the season, we turned to our ... More >>
wikimedia commonsFresh strawberries for a summer salad.Now that June is finally starting to seem a bit more like summer, you might be feeling like a meal that feels like summer too. Jeff Burstein from the Brothers Deli in downtown Minneapolis shares a recipe for a different kind of salad. The ... More >>
We went through two pound of butter this past weekend. Two pounds! Now, we did have four parties, grilled 30 ears of corn, made two pies, baked four loaves of bread, and grilled a few pieces of meet, but two pounds?
So if you're like us, you probably have a few items leftover from the festi ... More >>