What Michael Pollan is to land-food, Paul Greenberg is to seafood. His books, which examine the way average consumers have feasted through what was once the ocean's bounty, have landed him on the New York Times bestsellers list. Greenberg's newest book, American Catch, paints a clear portrait of Ame ... More >>
The pro always orders it to-go, but when at most fish and chicken spots in the Twin Cities, your meal is coming in a styrofoam-container-plastic-bag-combo no matter where you plan on eating it. The pro also orders the meal with a fruit punch, pushes for as much hot sauce, ketchup, and tartar sauce a ... More >>
The new Asian eatery boosts Nicollet's culinary clout
The restaurant's main-floor revamp brings sustainably sourced seafood downtown
Union Restaurant and Rooftop's new seafood-focused concept, Union Fish Market, officially opened last week on the restaurant's main dining level. Offering fresh and sustainably-sourced fish from Nova Scotia, Lake Superior, and Hawaii, Union Fish Market will focus on simple preparations that are "fre ... More >>
Behold the beauty of the bivalve! Oceanaire is set to celebrate all things oyster on Sunday, September 8. It's a date that happily coincides with the Vikings opener. So, not only will there be shellfish -- there will be cheerleaders.See Also:The Oceanaire grand opening at 6th and NicolletThe Oceanai ... More >>
The new tapas restaurant packs a lot of flavor into small plates
There's an expanded menu at the new restaurant, but Smack Shack's lobster is still the main event
New Japanese fusion restaurant borrows from a few too many influences, but does traditional favorites well
Last night the Minnesota Zoo hosted its second annual Fish Bites; an event focused on raising awareness around the issue of sustainable seafood. Over 150 people showed up to the event, which featured nine of the Twin Cities' top chefs. Each chef prepared a dish using sustainable seafood, allowing gu ... More >>
Summer is upon us and with it the inexplicable desire to eat outside in the hot sun, preferably using only our hands. Summer is conducive to many a hand-held culinary experience in Minnesota: ice cream cones, hot dogs, and just about anything you can get your greasy hands on from a food truck or the ... More >>
The competition was fierce and the seafood sustainable at Monday night's Seafood Throwdown, which pitted the top two seafood chefs in town for a battle royale of the bivalves. Chef Robert Wohfeil of Oceanaire and chef Jamie Malone of Sea Change went head to head with a basket full of secret ingre ... More >>
Yael GrauerMoules Frites are a new addition to Sea Change's lunch menu.Sea Change made some additions to its lunch menu recently, and we headed over to take a look. The changes add a bit of variety to a previously sparse lunch menu and provide more options to those looking for a more relaxed, si ... More >>
Stylish setting with intermittently tasty food
A bigger, badder Barrio?
Lu LippoldOver 50 kinds of fish are for sale at Coastal SeafoodsThe life of a chef is very glamorous. It must be so, or there wouldn't be 10 gazillion TV shows on the subject. Coastal Seafoods' general manager, Tim Lauer, had been a chef for years, living the high life, when he was mysterious ... More >>
Morey's of MotleyFresh seafood in Minnesota has always been an oxymoron of sorts. For the state farthest from both oceans, how is that possible? To people driving through Motley on their way to Brainerd, this must have seemed even more of a reach--fresh seafood in Motley? But a quick stop at ... More >>
The catfish po' boy is No. 1 at Sea SaltWhen you go out to eat, do you ever stare at the menu for minutes on end, waffling over what to order? Do you ever wonder if the restaurant's regulars know something you don't? Here's a handy guide to what customers order most at some of the Twin Cities ... More >>
One is Japanese and the other favors a "total meal concept"
flickr/yummyporkyHead-to-tail dining now includes eating fish spine. Tasting Table rounds up a list of New York restaurants that are serving up fried fish bones, described as tasting "crunchy and delicate as potato chips." Sushi restaurants in Japan have been in the habit of serving leftover ... More >>
Our favorite slap-shot: a big 'ol puck of seaside succulence.
Seafood comes to the southern suburbs...
Award-winning chef presents creative dining options at the "theatery"
Both restaurants offer distinct takes on sophistication
Tim McKee's new restaurant in the old Cue space at the Guthrie features sustainable seafood.
Valentine's weekend may be your best chance to eat oysters for years to come
An off-the-grid shop offers fresh seafood dishes in an unusual setting.
Sea Salt, the new-ish restaurant in the Minnehaha Park Pavilion, serves fresh fish, unbelievably priced
New Azia annex Anemoni adds a little more style to Minneapolis's Asian restaurant nightlife
Stella's Fish Café turns a notoriously popular location into fishy, family-friendly gold
Mission American Kitchen gives the people what they want, from upscale potato chips to ribs and root beer floats
New Caribbean joint has James Bond feel, with spice
A St. Paul Newcomer Raises the Sushi Bar