The Bachelor Farmer
Summer is over, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy the fresh vegetables of autumn.
If the first thing you think of when you hear “Swedish chef” is the Muppets character, then maybe you need to start thinking of Paul Berglund. He has a picture of his felt counterpart in the kitchen of the Bachelor Farmer, the red-hot North Loop Minneapolis restaurant. “A liver pate is one of my favorite things,” Berglund said.
There’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.
Find flavors from local farms to international waters at these Minnesota food destinations.
A Pizza Queen, Mr. Hot Dog, a Cupcake Warrior, a Chef of the Good, the Great and the Bizarre and a Nordic Chef Extraordinaire all walk into a bar. And what do you have? Well, you have a bar full of the cream of the crop in the Minnesota culinary scene, of course.
On Friday, President Barack Obama will be in Minneapolis, visiting the Honeywell campus, but he’s also raising money. And tickets to his fundraiser can cost up to $40,000 a pop.