Nothing goes better with a bucket of fried chicken than a side of mashed potatoes -- unless, of course, there's a good bottle of bubbly around. That's the scenario dreamt up by Erik Anderson and Bill Summerville for their latest pop-up, Ernie's Fried Chicken, slated to run Sundays at Travail startin ... More >>
When you're entering La Belle Vie, several things catch your eye. There's the elegant chandelier dripping with crystals, the stately lounge with plush carpet and a swanky bar, and often, there is a tall man with dark hair, elegantly dressed, awaiting your arrival. Bill Summerville, wine expert and m ... More >>
La Belle Vie, widely recognized as the pinnacle of Minnesota fine-dining threw itself a birthday party to celebrate its 15 years, inviting the well-to-do to mix with the well-known chefs both present and past who have contributed to the success of this storied restaurant. The Hot Dish was luck ... More >>
To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list. Tim McKee's fingerprints are scattered around the Twin Cities. And we all eat better because of it. The first Minnesotan to be anointed Best Chef: Midwest by the James Be ... More >>
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