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If there’s one person that’s critical about the work that Chef Isaac Becker has done over the years, it’s probably Isaac Becker. The James Beard Award winning owner of 112 Eatery, Bar La Grassa and Burch seems like he’d have plenty to gloat about but he said he’s a bit more “glass half empty” about his success.
These days, Isaac Becker may be the proud owner to three outstanding Twin Cities restaurants, but there was a time, years ago, when his culinary career took a backseat to his dreams of becoming — wait for it — a rockstar.
We can’t promise any “Bizarre Foods” on weekly episodes of WCCO’s new food show “Off the Menu”. But for this Saturday, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl dove in headfirst with the host of the Travel Channel show’s crazy culinary journey and Minnesota’s own, Andrew Zimmern! Plus, the owners of 112 Eatery, Bar La Grassa and Burch plus the Twin Cities Top 5 Places for Fried Chicken!
Jan. 4 is National Spaghetti Day, so why not head out to a restaurant near you and order up a spaghetti dish that would get even Lady and the Tramp’s noodles all in a knot?
This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.
From a savory concoction filled with ham and cheese to a sweet option drizzled with caramel and topped with ice cream, we’ve got the picks for Twin Cities crepes that will make you say “ooh là là.”
A Minneapolis executive chef won one of the most prestigious awards in the food industry Monday evening.
On Monday, some of us will celebrate love for Valentine’s Day. For many, that will mean a nice dinner out.
So you’ve got yourself a first date — and obviously, you’re hoping this goes well. Beyond figuring out what you’re going to wear and how you’re going to do your hair, there’s a much bigger decision before you. Where are you going to go?
Tapas is a Spanish word meaning appetizers or snacks. So when we talk about “small plates,” it frequently refers to a Spanish type of cuisine. Tapas restaurants have become more and more popular in recent years. As the health conscious search for healthier portion sizes and some of the more daring chefs look for ways to feature rare and distinctive ingredients, small plates are a hot trend.
La dolce vita. It’s an Italian phrase meaning “the sweet life”. And what could be sweeter than a night out in an Italian restaurant? If you’ve ever been to Italy, you know there’s so much more to Italian eating than garlic, spaghetti and lasagna. Fresh, vibrant and diverse are three words that describe Italian food. There are so many regional cuisines in Italy, the phrase “Italian restaurant” could mean literally hundreds of different things. What we have in the Twin Cities certainly matches this description. Here are a few of the restaurants that we are lucky enough to call our own and celebrate la dolce vita with!
After a certain age, going out for a few drinks means just that. There’s no longer a youthful sense of urgency to gulp down sugar-laden, Technicolor ‘tinis or sadistic blends of booze that seem more […]
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about strange foods you may (or may not) encounter. I mentioned how I tend to be adventurous and it’s pretty rare that I find something I don’t like. […]
Anytime someone mentions the restaurant Bar La Grassa, it seems an overwhelming amount of compliments are soon to follow.
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