Stephanie Meyer

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Ask Hot Dish: Where can I eat out if I have food allergies?

    We at the Hot Dish love helping eaters find the perfect dining or drinking experience. In a new ongoing series, we'll be answering your most pressing food- and drink-related questions. If you've got a query, email us and you might see your question and our answer here.My grandson has a peanut allerg ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Edible Twin Cities, a new cookbook

    We were happy to see the new cookbook from Edible Twin Cities  come across our desks. A collection of recipes from local producers, writers, bloggers and chefs, it's a celebration of locavore eating at home. We dug in and decided to put a couple of the recipes to the test.

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    April 3, 2013

    Local Chef Challenge invades Mall of America this weekend

    Inside the Mall of America tundra, the knives will be sharp, the ingredients strange, and the chefs ready for an all-out throwdown. The annual Chef Challenge competition from Minnesota Monthly magazine pits many of the area's top chefs against one another to win the title and an oversized check. Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    World Street Kitchen: A first look

    After years of searching, working cramped in a truck, planning, plotting, and writing menus, the Wadi brothers opened the doors to the new World Street Kitchen. The same concept from their wildly popular food truck has found a home in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood. While chef Sameh claims they are conti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Birchwood Cafe wins inaugural Baker's Dozen Gluten-Free Bake-Off

    This weekend at the Chow Girls Catering Parlor in northeast Minneapolis, the inaugural Baker's Dozen Gluten-Free Holiday Bake-Off was held. Some of the participants included Muddy Paws Cheesecakes, Seward Co-op, Bittersweet Bakery, French Meadow, and the Birchwood Cafe. The event was judged by a pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    AZ Canteen food truck: Making "bizarre" foods more accessible

    A group of food enthusiasts were gathered on a sunny day across from St. Paul's City Hall giggling about napkins. We had met to explore the new menu at the latest food truck to hit the streets, AZ Canteen. There was nothing special about the napkins, but we were enjoying the extensive branding the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Saffron's Sameh Wadi wins Country Chef Challenge

    This weekend, the Minneapolis Farmers Market hosted the Country Chef Challenge, which featured two local chefs going head to head in a market cook-off. Jack Riebel from Minneapolis's Butcher & the Boar faced off against Saffron's master of Middle Eastern cuisine Sameh Wadi. The two chefs put out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Country Chef Challenge at the Minneapolis Farmers Market: Wadi vs. Riebel

    This weekend, the knives come out at the Minneapolis Farmers Market. Local chefs Sameh Wadi and Jack Riebel will go head to head in a market cook-off using whatever is in season and available at the market. With both chefs well versed in competition, it should make for a food throw-down not to be mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Outstanding in the Field dinner held at Little Foot Farm

    Guests arrived at the rural Afton farm location and parked their cars beneath apple trees. Spotted pigs grunted their greetings as they ambled around the fields, which smelled of fresh grass. The setting rolled out in dazzling shades of green, dotted by hay bales and lolling oak trees. A table was s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Desserts in Jars: a chat with author Shaina Olmanson [RECIPE]

    This Sunday afternoon at Kitchen in the Market in Midtown Global Market, blogger and author Shaina Olmanson will be signing copies of her new book, Desserts in Jars. Registration is free, and the first 50 attendees will receive a free copy of the book. Before the big bash, we chatted with Olmanson, ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012
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    April 3, 2012

    Local Chef Challenge crowns a winner

    ​If the Food Network's two top-rated competition shows decided to set down in a nice Midwestern town, their spawn would have been the yearly Local Chef Challenge, which played out this weekend at the Mall of America. Some of the most talented toques were selected to go head to head with a box of s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Chef's Night Off: Cook with the area's top chefs

    Learn from the masters at Kitchen in the Market​Kitchen in the Market, the commercial kitchen and class space, is giving you a chance to cook alongside some of the Twin Cities' best-known chefs. The market has announced it is pairing with some of the area's top chefs and local food celebrities for ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Rye Delicatessen: A first look

    ​The neighborhood must have been watching closely: It seems the moment the doors opened to the new Rye Delicatessen, the crowds moved in. On the morning we visited, the poor girl working behind the counter had a glazed-over, slightly panicked look in her eyes. It seems the night before, the counte ... More >>