La Belle Vie
You’ve worked hard all year, now is the time to splurge.
Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s dabbling in a cobbler from La Belle Vie. What’s a cobbler, you ask? Read on!
Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s learning about rum with a chocolaty concoction from La Belle Vie in Minneapolis.
Diane Yang may be small in stature, but she’s a big force in La Belle Vie’s kitchen. “This is my corner of the kitchen. It’s nice because we have the window,” Yang said. “We’re the only place in the kitchen that has a window, so it keeps us sane.” As executive pastry chef of the top restaurant in the Twin Cities, Yang and her team are setting the standard for desserts.
For a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, book a table for two at one of these Minnesota restaurants.
We have a couple of days until Christmas and New Year’s Eve and when you’re looking to celebrate, it has to be about champagne. For a lot of us, finding the right bubbly can be intimidating and confusing.
Check this out if you think there is nothing to do this holiday season in Minnesota.
Zagat has just released its annual guide to America’s best restaurants, and if you’re looking for the best meal in Minnesota, you’ll have to head to Northeast Minneapolis. Click here to read the full top 10 list.
Chances are you’ve got an award-winning restaurant or dish right outside your back door, and many of them were honored Sunday night. The third annual Charlie Awards were held at the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis.
This week, it’s all about DeRusha Eats: Date Night Edition. With the State Fair going, that’s traditionally one of the slowest times of the year for non-fair restaurants, and it’s a great time to try out a place you’ve been waiting to get into.
Here is a list of several restaurants around Minnesota that feature tasting menus.
Hundreds of thousands of people visit Minneapolis every year, eat at restaurants, drink local brews, and enjoy all that the city has to offer. So Dara decided to make a Top 5 for them! What are the places we can brag about that are basically within walking distance of Loring Park? Dara knows!
With “No Reservations”, Dara dove headfirst into another version of “Off the Menu” on Saturday . It was Anthony Bourdain from the Travel Channel plus Best Pizza slices and pastry chef’s on this week’s show.
The fanciest restaurants in the Twin Cities do many things well, but maybe the most unique and artful of them are the pastries and desserts. This Saturday, it was the top 5 Pastry Chefs in the Twin Cities according to Dara!
It is a rare achievement in the restaurant world to stay in business for 15 years, but La Belle Vie has done it. It’s the place you go for an anniversary or special occasion, but now La Belle Vie is celebrating its own birthday.
When La Belle Vie turns 15 this month, the man responsible for a significant portion of its success will also be the man “stuck” back in the kitchen.
All the city’s top pastry chefs are at the Share Our Strength Cakewalk — a fundraiser to fight childhood hunger.
Dara joined Chad with some great tips on places around Minnesota to get your “eat on”! Here are a few of the places she mentioned on this week’s show.
You could say he’s a dime a dozen. From the incredible kitchen at La Belle Vie, Chef de Cuisine Mike DeCamp leans on years of experience and a natural talent instead of the now-typical route of culinary school or collegiate courses.
We’ve all known the kind of stellar restaurants and chefs we’ve been blessed with here in the Twin Cities. But as the semifinalist list for the 2013 James Beard Awards prove, the rest of the country is taking notice.
Forget to make dinner reservations for Valentine’s Day? You can make it up to your special someone by cooking up a romantic dish.
Several Minneapolis chefs are uniting online to help Minnesotans achieve their weight lose resolutions in 2013.
The Twin Cities area has a few great Mediterranean restaurants to try out. If eating and staying healthy is a must, then the Mediterranean diet is right for you.
With so many wonderful restaurants and chefs in the Twin Cities area, wouldn’t it be great to sample the best of each chef’s menu? Listed below are some of the most popular tasting menus in the area, with most of these restaurants also focusing on local, Midwest ingredients.
Nobody knows better than a chef what is the best thing leaving their kitchen. At very good restaurants, the servers know this and can help steer you in the right direction. Tasting menus take the guess work out of it though.