Stefan Richter is in the middle of processing a thought when he gets up from our table on the patio of Zelo in Minneapolis to have a cigarette. The two-time highly recognizable “Top Chef” contestant leaves the designated restaurant area, walking around a thin rope to the bustling sidewalk of Nicollet Mall.
Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Minnesota schools are adjusting after the USDA issued new guidelines on the amount of fat and calories contained in snacks made available in lunchrooms.
Are you looking for great recipes for Mother’s Day this year? Let the following three recipes help you plan your menu with food your mom is sure to love.
New federal guidelines are changing school lunch menus to reduce calories and include more vegetables. But a lot of kids don’t like it. Some even boycotted school lunches. So, administrators in the Jordan school district got the message. They hired a chef to create healthy dishes kids will like.
Pracna on Main has the bragging rights of being the oldest restaurant in Minneapolis.
Thinking back to our school days, we brought lunch at one time or another and maybe traded a few items with our friends.
Since I work on the west side of the Twin Cities, I was envious of my food-loving friends who raved about their food truck lunches in downtown St. Paul. Everything looked so good and when my husband texted me saying he was trying Gastrotruck, I knew I had to try it for myself.