Junior Iron Chef Competition Highlights Minneapolis' Innovative Approach To School LunchOn Thursday night in Minneapolis, teams of middle schoolers and professional chefs will compete in an Iron Chef-style battle. The winning dish will go on the school lunch menu. Yup, fresh, creative food in the cafeteria.
Main Street Farmer Eatery Took A Risk On St. Michael...And It Paid OffWhen Jonathan Campion decided to open a higher-end restaurant near his hometown, it was a bit of a surprise.
DeRusha Eats: The Rise Of Chef Malone’s Restaurant, Grand CaféIt was a solid neighborhood restaurant for years, but when Malone and her team took it over in 2017, it started getting national attention and her Paris Brest filled with foie gras mousse in 2018 was named the dish of the year.
Brianno's Deli Italia: Packing 'Em In For 25 YearsFor 25 years, it's been a hidden gem in the southern suburb of Eagan. In fact, when Jason DeRusha posted some videos on Instagram, loyal customers begged him to keep it their secret.
DeRusha Eats: Market Bar-B-Que Moves EverythingWhen Anthony Polski moved his family's 73-year-old restaurant, Market BBQ, to an abandoned building in Northeast Minneapolis, he didn’t just pack up a few things: He literally moved everything.
James Beard Foundation, Twin Cities Seafood Eateries Strive For SustainabilityIf you see the "Smart Catch" seal, you know the restaurant is working towards doing the right thing.
For More Than 50 Years, Jax Café Creates Personal, Embossed Matchbooks For GuestsIt is one of the quirkiest, most endearing tradition at a Twin Cities steakhouse that is full of them: the personalized, embossed matchbook at Jax Café.
'A Fun Esthetic': A Look At The Neon Trend Alighting Twin Cities RestaurantsWhen Paige Alexander was planning her new Minneapolis restaurant Zettas, she knew the look would matter.
Family-Run Nordic Ware Pushes Out Millions Of Bundt Pans AnnuallyNordic Ware casts and cuts and non-stick coats 1 million Bundt pans a year, but innovation and creativity keeps the company creating new designs.
'Farmed In Minnesota': Prairie Organic Vodka Is Poised For GrowthIn the small town of Princeton, 50 miles north of the Twin Cities, a combination of modern technology and old-school farming combines to create one of the world’s oldest alcoholic drinks: vodka.
15 Years In The Making, Lat 14 Brings Fusion Of Flavor To Golden ValleyLat 14 is a combination of both Ann Ahmed’s and Josh Walbot’s personal histories and professional backgrounds.