Several Twin City institutions, restaurateurs and chefs were named among the semifinalists for the 2015 James Beard Awards Wednesday. The semifinalists were chosen by the Restaurant and Chef Awards committee from a group of over 35,000 submissions nationwide .
These are a few local options that take one of the staples of breakfast and elevate it into something better. For breakfast, brunch or until whenever they stop serving them, try one of these local egg dishes.
Taste the ocean with a plate of mussels at these fantastic local restaurants.
Relax and go out for brunch on New Year’s Day
Using fresh and unusual ingredients, cocktails have evolved into an art form and can excite all of the senses with just one sip. Check out these cocktail bars for some of the best and most creative holiday refreshments.
Get your pumpkin fix with these festive seasonal pumpkin offerings.
For a memorable meal in Minnesota, make a reservation at one of these local restaurants.
Treat your mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch at these Minnesota favorites.
Celebrate the best of France at any of these great Minnesota restaurants.
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!
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.
Seafood and what to eat has been controversial, with over-fishing seemingly emptying the world’s oceans. So where can you get the best, sustainable seafood in the Twin Cities? Dara has you covered and here’s her Top 5!
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.”
Winding down with a bottle of wine is a symbol of relaxation. Wine calms the nerves, eases aches and pains, and may even provide health benefits depending on which news report is making headlines on a given day. We all know wine is overpriced at restaurants, but here are some places where you can score a bottle for half-price.
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.
For a couple of cities that see twice as many winter months than summer, it’s truly awesome that we have such an overwhelming selection of patios to soak in those brief summer rays.