Twin Cities slurpers that will chase away the cold
Joy SummersA pig and a pint, now available at 50th and FranceAnother restaurant lands in the midst of 50th and France. Just three weeks ago the new Pig & Fiddle opened in the former Pearson's space. Brought to Minneapolis by Mark van Wie and Paul Schatz, who also run St. Paul's Muddy Pi ... More >>
It's a Japan grand slam
Soup's on!'Tis the season of cookie swapping. (Wife swapping has no seasonal bounds, I presume?) And while stocking up on dozens of sweets has its perks, all that sugar can be overwhelming. Here's a healthier, more practical alternative: swap soup. Each participant makes a big batch of soup ... More >>
Lisa GulyaRuby Moon chocolate trufflesFrazzled by the holiday hubbub? A little chocolate cookery could help soothe those frayed nerves. Three chefs share their tips for cooking with chocolate, plus a recipe for mole sauce.
Fresh pumpkin is the best. While we love Halloween candy as much as the next guy, we also dig the pumpkin dishes that pop up at area restos during the season. Some are savory and some are sweet, but all give you that fall feeling. The Hot Dish spoke with a few local chefs who share our orange ent ... More >>
eraPhernalia/flickrThe perfect cookware for this dish.Today is National Noodle Day, and we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to share a favorite recipe for hotdish, prepared Minnesota-style using cream of mushroom soup and potato chips on top. We checked in with Nick Oliveri, w ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidOwner Brenda Langton and pastry chef Kristen Schafbuch of SpoonriverToday we conclude our chef chat with Brenda Langton, owner of Spoonriver restaurant in downtown Minneapolis. (Here are parts 1 and 2.) Langton talks about the need to revitalize American food culture and her dre ... More >>
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