Stephanie Kochlin

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Suburban Bites: The 7 best places to eat in Edina

    Whether you live in the suburbs, or find yourself outside your regular stomping grounds in search of restaurant options, there's value in knowing more about all the great eats beyond Minneapolis and St. Paul's most covered neighborhoods. In our Suburban Bites series, we'll explore the best plac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Top 10 wildest game dishes in the Twin Cities

    Who got game? We do, apparently.It used to be that bison was about the wildest thing you'd find on a menu in the Twin Cities, but as leaner alternative proteins gain popularity, our local chefs have learned to perfectly prepare everything from pig to pigeon. So now that hunting season is underway, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Iron Fork 2013: And the winner is...

    As guests streamed in the entrance to International Market Square, the six competing chefs surveyed the playing field, taking stock of the pantry items, provided by Lund's and Byerly's, considering their ingredients, and sizing each other up. They crossed and uncrossed their arms, picked up knives b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Get 25% off Iron Fork 2013 tickets

    Here's a Halloween treat for you foodies -- and there's no trick involved: Purchase your Iron Fork 2013 tickets today and get 25 percent off the general admission price.On Thursday, November 7, celebrated local chefs will take over International Market Square for the annual Iron Fork competition. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Chef Stephanie Kochlin talks St. Paul pride, her Iron Fork competitors, and hatred of foams

    Each week, we'll interview two of the chefs participating in our 2013 Iron Fork competition. On November 7, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient provided by Lunds. For more information on the event, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Iron Fork 2013 presale begins today

    It's that time of year again: The City Pages Iron Fork competition approaches, and chefs are sharpening their knives with a competitive glint in their eyes. This means it's time for you, our dear Hot Dish fans, to get in early for some sweet ticket deals.See Also:Food Porn: Iron Fork 2012

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Paired dinners for all this Week in Food

    Beer. Cigars. Wine. This week we've got paired dinners for pretty much every interest, plus Kim Ode slinging rhubarb in all its sweet and savory forms. A fairly unique week in food if we do say so. 4/24 If you're the type who appreciates having a stogie with your meal, then Tria is the place for y ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    December 21, 2011

    Pig & Fiddle comes to 50th and France

    Offering plenty of old-country fare

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Pot brownie sparks interest

    Bin Wine BarGet high legally--on chocolate, anyway​That got your attention, didn't it? While you won't get anything except a sugar high from Bin Wine Bar's terra cotta-wrapped dessert, its novelty doesn't show signs of fading anytime soon. "In the last two weeks, I've probably sold a couple hundre ... More >>