Food & Drink
Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.
Far from Mexico, these local restaurants still bring the heat.
Breakfast food isn’t just for breakfast anymore.
This delectable, aromatic pressed sandwich originated in Milan. Like its Italian and Italian-American predecessors, the pizza and the sub sandwich, the panini quickly became an American staple. In Italy, the panini was associated with youth oriented pop culture. Then the Mediterranean artisan sandwich became popular in American fast food chains and sandwich shops. Different cultures have adopted the panini as their own. Served up in many ethnic variations, such as the Cubano, the panini is a dinner and diner favorite. Around metro Twin Cities, epicureans are sampling some of the best at chic panini bistros and restaurants.
These places are taking tacos to another level.
Summer grilling will never be the same.
Cool your inside as it gets hot outside. July is National Ice Cream Month.
Sorry Colonel Sanders, there are far better places for fried chicken in Minnesota.
The craft beer scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities. Check out our list of the top five stores that carry great beer from small, independent breweries.
Stop fighting the crowd for a blanket on the grass and a spot to wait for the fireworks to begin. Since Minnesota is home to 10,000 plus lakes, and fireworks tend to be set off over a lake, there are a lot of options for viewing the fireworks that don’t involve waiting a long time for it to get dark and being pretty far from a bathroom.
Who fixes your broken bike and teaches you to ride it? Who guides you to young adulthood and instills self reliance? That person is your dad, an influencer and first responder when the going gets tough. On Father’s Day, treat him to a great dinner at a wonderful restaurant. Everybody bonds over a gourmet meal.
Almost big enough to fit over your head, and maybe it should, it measures just over a foot accross. You will definitely want to mess with the Texas Doughnut, forget Minnesota nice.
Celebrate National Barbecue Month at one of these five fantastic smokehouses.
Minnesota has carried forward the old German tradition of the beer garden. Here are five you may wish to visit this summer.
While the restaurants of Hamburg served minced meats for centuries, it took American ingenuity and two slices of bread to make it what it is today. Many locals have elevated this craft of cuisine to new heights.
Recognize our great Minnesota brewers on American Craft Beer Week.
After years of studying and hard work, you’ve earned yourself a world-class brunch.
Experience refreshment in the form of a margarita.
More than just a reason to drink and dance, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and independence. But a little tequila never hurt.
This popular plate has been given new life here in Minnesota.
Recall the glory days of drinks and danger at these local bars.
Sip healthy with smoothie recipes from Truce
Get a little cheesy with a grilled cheese from one of these local restaurants.
Bake up some delicious treats to show your Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. That’s the spirit that united Pauley Perrette, her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, when they decide to create a special place in honor of Pauley’s mother, Donna Bell, a lovely Southern gal with a big heart and a true love of Southern cooking.