DeRusha Eats: Nico's Tacos, Changing The Way We See TortillasAlejandro Victoria is owner and chef Nico’s Tacos and Tortilla Bar in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Since 2013, he's been serving classic recipes from his family and from his native Michoacán on Hennepin Avenue in the 612, and on Como in the 651.
Thanksgiving 2021: List Of Restaurants For Takeout Dinners, Meal Kits and PiesIf the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that many of us enjoyed not having to cook on Thanksgiving, and we enjoyed supporting local restaurants. Again in 2021, restaurants, caterers and bakeries are providing Thanksgiving meal kits to take out and re-heat at home.
'Food Is A Universal Language': Chef Yia Vang Finds Home For Hmong Flavors In Minneapolis' North LoopEarlier this month, the lauded chef, who was born in a Thai refugee camps, became a naturalized U.S. citizen. This week, he is opening his award-winning Union Hmong Kitchen in its new spot, Graze Provisions + Libations in Minneapolis' popular North Loop neighborhood. The grand opening is slated for Friday.
You Can Always Get What You Want? Mick Jagger Has 2 Juicy (Jucy) Lucys Before ConcertJagger also said he grabbed some local beers and visited Grumpy's in Northeast Minneapolis. He also addressed the crowd as "Sotans," as in "Hello Twin Cities! Hi there, you 'Sotans!"
Avoid Scrambling For Your Thanksgiving Bird By Following These TipsWith Thanksgiving a month away, it’s never too early to make your turkey-buying plans -- especially this year.
As Vikings Prepare To Welcome Back Fans, U.S. Bank Stadium Unveils New FoodsIt's been a long time coming for Vikings fans. Many will head back to U.S. Bank Stadium for the first time in nearly two years on Sunday as the Seattle Seahawks come to town.
Nation’s First Somali Shopping Center, Karmel Mall In Minneapolis, Packed With Delicious Food OptionsFrom deep fried, spiced Tilapia in Willo's, to the sweet and spicy Somali Tea at Hamdi, the Twin Cities Somali mall, Karmel Mall, is surprise after surprise.
Hamline Church Dining Hall, Minnesota State Fair's Oldest Food Concession, To Close Indoor DiningThe Minnesota State Fair’s oldest food concession is dialing back its menu in a big way this year.
Drought Causing Honey Production Decline In Minnesota, WisconsinMinnesota and Wisconsin are some of the leading honey producing states in the nation -- but the extreme drought is putting honey production at risk.
Why Is There Still A Canning Lid Shortage?We're well into harvest season, not just for farmers but for at-home gardeners. And a problem that plagued them last summer and fall hasn't gone away.
DeRusha Eats: Market At Malcolm Yards Food HallSushi rolls, smash burgers, and vegetarian grain bowls – not a combination you’d expect at any one restaurant, but it feels right inside the Twin Cities newest food hall, The Market at Malcolm Yards.
Many Restaurant Job Applicants Aren't Showing Up For InterviewsWhile fully open, many Twin Cities bars and restaurants are having trouble filling their staff.
National Chicken Wing Shortage Leaves Many Restaurants Without The Popular ItemRay J's American Grill has been voted to have the best wings in Minnesota, but owners are having a hard time making sure their signature dish is available.
Hot Dogs Are Minnesota's Most Popular Barbecue ItemThe most popular in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and South Dakota: hot dogs. Only North Dakota went for hamburgers, among local states.
Cinco De Mayo: Jason DeRusha's Recommended Latino-Owned Mexican RestaurantsThe history of May 5 dates to 1862, when Mexico’s Army beat the French at the Battle of Puebla. Today, you can celebrate by visiting one of the terrific Latino-owned restaurants in the Twin Cities.