I’m pretty sure I’m recovering from a magazine subscription addiction. Most of my subscriptions were to food or lifestyle magazines and it was a comforting feeling to know that new information is coming to my mailbox once a month.
Now that Spring has sprung (finally, sort of), we can start talking gardens, farmer’s markets and vegetables. Sometimes we need some help taking it from the garden to the plate and Dara helps with her Top 5 Vegetable Cookbooks!
It’s probably one of the most versatile deserts you’ll find. It can be light and airy, or so heavy you need a nap after half a slice.
It’s about appealing to the “wine snob” and the “wine novice”. To communicate what tastes good and give it to customers in a very accessible way. And to offer up amazing selections with food to match. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Wine Bars!
Enjoy the most important meal of the day, done right, at the best places for breakfast sandwiches in Minnesota.
With snow piles melting and puddles to dodge, there have certainly been signs of spring in the recent days. After a long winter, even a couple days of sunshine are a welcome break those gloomy and cold days.
Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout March, Mike’s picking up some elegant recipes from the new Uptown spot Coup d’Etat. Jason DeRusha helped really shake it out with this week’s drink, which uses both gin and Chartreuse.
During Lent in Minnesota, you can’t throw a rock without hitting a sign for a fish fry.
The Cajun invasion has come to Minnesota. Get a taste at these restaurants.
Everybody loves flowers! And good grief do we love them after THIS winter. This week, the Macy’s Flower Show opened up on the 8th floor of the downtown Minneapolis store and that inspired Dara to come up with her Top 5 Lunch Dates to Look at Flowers!
Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout March, Mike’s picking up some elegant recipes from the new Uptown spot Coup d’Etat. This week’s drink builds off gin, a spirit that some claim they don’t care for but should really give another try.
It’s the king of comfort foods: macaroni and cheese. Whether it comes in a blue box or out of the kitchen of a five-star restaurant, I wanted to find the best in Minnesota.
When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.
Can healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!
Last week I took a look at ways to keep the family entertained over spring break without leaving town. This week, let’s look at eating out—and ways to explore the food of different countries without leaving the Twin Cities. Think your kids won’t try foreign foods? Give them a chance. Frame it as an adventure, show them online or on a globe where you’ll be “dining”, and encourage them to look for both similarities and differences in the cuisine compared to what they normally eat. They might just find a new favorite.
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.
The latest offering from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company is also the most adventurous. In a space that more than doubles their largest restaurant to date, The Freehouse combines all the “it” qualities of a 2014 eatery — local ingredients, an expansive brewery and elevated bar food.
While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.
This season, a few new foods will be offered for hungry Timberwolves and Lynx fans at Target Center.