Salvation Army Serves Turkey Meal With Help From 5-Star Chef Thanksgiving came early for folks at the Salvation Army in St. Paul. They put out the traditional turkey and stuffing spread with a fine dining feel, complete with a wait staff and white table cloths. To top it off, their special meal was cooked-up by a chef with a five-star background.
Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Part 2She makes some of the best pastries in town, is on the receiving end of critics' highest praise and has spent plenty of time rubbing elbows with culinary legends and celebrity chefs, alike.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Vincent FrancoualIt was roughly 16 years ago that Vincent Francoual, a native of France, moved to Minnesota. But before he arrived, he had one important question – where is Minnesota?
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Sameh Wadi, Part 2Cooking was such a large part of Sameh Wadi's upbringing it's somewhat shocking that the young and budding cook never considered it a career path until much later in life.
DeRusha Eats: Heartland Restaurant & Cocktail DinnersFor years, restaurants have had special dinners with wine producers, and beer brewers. But over the past couple years the idea of cocktail dinners has really been taking off.
Former Minnesota Viking Turned Celebrity ChefA former Viking continues to re-invent himself after his football career. Esera Tuaolo is an author, singer and now a celebrity chef.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Butcher & The Boar's Jack Riebel, Part 1Butcher and the Boar's Jack Riebel is in the midst of celebrating 30 years of cooking and while he's worked just about every position over the course of his career – breakfast cook, smoothie maker, salad cook, executive chef – he said working the line is where he loves to be.
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 Jamie Malone, Part 2Chef de Cuisine Jamie Malone opened up about her late-night cravings (and also last meal desires) in the second portion of our two-part interview.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Doug Flicker, Part 2Last week's <a href="http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/12/04/curiocity-a-chefs-profile-of-doug-flicker-part-1/" target="_blank">Part 1 of our profile of Doug Flicker</a> focused on his humble beginnings and the journey that led him to this point in his career -- running a restaurant that's been given a perfect score by a number of critics.
The Best Potato Latkes Recipe EverThe holiday season is here, bringing good tidings, visitors and delicious delicacies. Just as Christmas is celebrated with gingerbread and fruit cakes, the festivities of Hanukkah include eating potato latkes, also known as delicious potato pancakes.