James Beard Award Finalists Announced, Include Notable Minn. ChefsThe James Beard Foundation has announced the finalists for this year’s awards, and they include some notable Minnesota chefs.
DeRusha Eats: Mpls. Public Schools' True Food Chef CouncilAt Steven Brown's award-winning Tilia in south Minneapolis, you won't find mac and cheese on the "Cootie Catcher" kids' menu. The shrimp fried rice is good, real, scratch cooking. But Brown's making good kids' food inside and out of his restaurant.
MN Chefs, Restaurants Get James Beard Semifinalist NodsThere's no denying the culinary prowess coming out of Twin Cities kitchens today. Several Minnesota chefs and restaurants are consistently recognized on a national scale -- and by the prestigious James Beard Award Foundation.
Curiocity: MN Restaurants, Chefs Named James Beard SemifinalistsWe'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.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Steven Brown, Part 2Steven Brown has proven that simple ingredients and an easy approach -- both in the kitchen and out -- can make for some extraordinary results.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Tilia's Steven Brown, Part 1For Steven Brown, it all began with Betty Crocker. That iconic red-and-white cookbook started the spark that eventually spun into being named "one of the best cooking talents this town has ever produced."
DeRusha Eats: Tilia's In Linden HillsThis week the Twin Cities food community honored a dozen restaurants and chefs with the Charlie Awards.