The tradition of wassailing — caroling and drinking — began in the 1500s in southern England. Since its inception, the Wassail Bowl has been filled with some version of spiked cider. The recipe that is served seasonally at W. A. Frost in St. Paul has been on the menu continuously since they opened in 1975
It’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.
What would you do for the chance to get a taste of a rare bourbon that’s considered a real treasure? For some Twin Cities bourbon lovers, it was camping out in front a liquor store. A line formed outside of Sudyks’s Liquor & Cheese Shop in Minneapolis Thursday morning.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Ditch Plains in NYC for New England clam chowder.
Click here for a recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies With Sea Salt.
It is cold. There’s no denying that we’ve been experiencing some cold temperatures lately, causing our bodies to crave warm comfort food.
With snowflakes falling outside and temperatures dipping lower and lower, winter is the very best season to enjoy these holiday treats.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Mission Cantina in NYC for pastrami tacos.
We all could use a pick-me-up and some good mood boosting once in a while. This week Dara breaks out her Top 5 Foods to Boost Your Mood! So turn that frown upside down and enjoy!
Why settle for plain store-bought eggnog when you can doctor it up with a few more ingredients to create something extra special?
Mike’s Mix got a special taste of a brand new Minneapolis restaurant that has created quite a bit of buzz. Spoon and Stable opened Nov. 16 in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood. This week, Mike tries the eatery’s unique if not downright rare Brandy Crusta.
For a casual but still amazing dinner experience, head to one of Minnesota’s best bistros.
One of the best new bars in the country is right here in Minneapolis. Coup d’etat in Uptown landed on Thrillist’s 21 best new bars in the U.S. list.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Cannibal Beer & Butcher in NYC for tripe chili dogs.
It’s a story as old as time itself. Coastal elites presume to know something about flyover country and miss the mark by a country mile. The New York Times’ recent interactive feature “The United States of Thanksgiving” was deemed a turkey by Minnesotans when their state was represented by the not even remotely traditional dish of “grape salad.”
Do something a little different this Thanksgiving and enjoy your meal at one of these local restaurants.
This week in DeRusha Eats, Jason DeRusha spent some time with world famous chef Marcus Samuelsson. He’s featured on the Food Network and was the chef at the Aquavit restaurant in the IDS Building in downtown Minneapolis from 1999-2003.
Local bees are very important. They make the fruits, they make the seeds. Without them we would have no wildflowers, no apples, no oranges. So I like to usE good honey in all sorts of recipes. Here are Dara’s Top 5!
Big your furry friend along to these local restaurants.
If the recent snowfall hasn’t caused you to start thinking of the holidays, the calendar will.
There are happy hours throughout the state that feature and promote craft beer to those who wish to find a new favorite. Sit down directly in a taproom or a local pub to enjoy one of these happy hours.
Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room in NYC for fried gator bites.
No matter the occasion, Italians always find a way to make pasta part of the menu. Traditionally served as a starter course, Uova da Raviolo is the perfect choice to add some Italian flavor to this year’s Thanksgiving.
Learn how to bake like a pro and treat your guests to delicious, festive pies this Thanksgiving.
Enjoy this Q&A with celebrity chef and host of the Travel Channel’s ‘Bizarre Foods,’ Andrew Zimmern.
With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.
They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!
The highly anticipated restaurant by Jim Christiansen, Lorin Zinter and Mike Prickett has finally opened at 27th and Lyndale.
Their motto — good food, good service, no frills. Cook St. Paul opens April 17 in the former Serlin’s Cafe space and they’re hoping to show the neighborhood they’ve got the same values as the old digs.
The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.