Minnesota shut it down at the 2012 New York City Wine and Food Festival. This year's event was hosted by the Travel Channel's baron of bizarre eating, Andrew Zimmern. The weekend's final event, sponsored by the Food Network and presented by Food & Wine magazine, was a who's who of celebrity cook ... More >>
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 >>
Minnesota food celebrity and TV show host Andrew Zimmern has won a James Beard Foundation Award for Best Television Show on Location. His popular Bizarre Foods show is now in it's seventh season, with new episodes airing on the Travel Channel Mondays at 8 p.m. The James Beard Awards are known as the ... More >>
The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>
Local chef turned big-time TV star Andrew Zimmern is bringing his wildly successful Bizarre Foods home to Minneapolis. The premiere episode of this all-American season, premiering Monday on the Travel Channel at 9 p.m., features Minnesota foods. (It's the second episode he's filmed in his h ... More >>
After traveling the globe, conquering the world one plate at a time, Andrew Zimmern brings the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods home to roost. This season, which premieres Monday, Zimmern focuses entirely on food in the United States. To kick off the season, he's highlighting food from Minnesota. H ... More >>
Your healthy alternative to the typical deep-fried fair.Save the date: The Midwest's largest organic food fest, the Kickapoo Country Fair, will take place on Saturday, July 30, in La Farge, Wisconsin.
Event organizers from Organic Valley foods have recruited two keynote speakers with promin ... More >>
Travel ChannelWatch Zimmern eat bizarre foods and help the homelessAndrew Zimmern has been encouraging everyone via tweets to watch the San Francisco episode of Bizarre Foods tonight to help out 100,000 Homes Campaign, a charity organization that battles against homelessness. For every viewe ... More >>
Travel ChannelTo eat foreskin, or not to eat foreskin...On tomorrow night's episode of Bizarre Foods, Minnesota local Andrew Zimmern travels to Madagascar, where he is forced to ask himself, "Would I eat human flesh?"
He and his wife are honored guests at the ritual circumcision of a five-year-o ... More >>
The Travel Channel thinks Punch is among the world's best!Andrew Zimmern took a break from kung fu fighting to name his hometown Punch Pizza his world fave on the following Travel Chanel segment.
To celebrate, Punch is offering pizzas on Tuesday for just $3 a pop. Get the coupon and watch the vi ... More >>
The 5-8 ClubThe Juicy Lucy, which some argue is a religious experience, features molten cheese surrounded by hamburger cooked to perfection placed on a whiter than white bun.The 5-8 Club has declared November as Juicy Lucy month, and to celebrate they're giving away free Juicy Lucys from 4:30 to ... More >>
Tschadi & ZehntnerEat this. We're all over the board this week, from pasta to Asian wine pairings to roaches and rodents to fondue for boobs. It's a lot to take on, but we know you're up to the challenge of this Week in Food.
Get your eatin' pants on--it's World Pasta Day. The ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidToday we return with the second part of our chef chat with Piccolo's Doug Flicker. Piccolo's "'mini-entrees" won the praise of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain when he visited the restaurant for the "Heartland" episode of his Travel Channel show, No Reservations, which aired in July. ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidDoug Flicker, owner of the six-month-old restaurant Piccolo, sounds like a chef you wouldn't expect to see on television. He started working as a cook, he says, "because I didn't want to deal with going out on weekends." He says he's still more comfortable in the kitchen than ch ... More >>
Andrew Zimmern arrived in Minnesota in 1982 and headed to Hazelden to recover from a serious drug addiction. In subsequent years, the onetime chef became a food writer and host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods. This week, he was profiled on ABC's Nightline and shared a few stories on the ... More >>