Goin' To The Lake: Lake Minnetonka Area (Day 1)Jason DeRusha and Matt Brickman head to the western Twin Cities this week to visit Lake Minnetonka and all the surrounding communities.
DeRusha Eats: Caffe Biaggio's Surprising Connection To Tony BennettOn the surface, there’s nothing all that surprising to have painted portraits of an Italian mom and dad inside St. Paul’s Caffe Biaggio.
Phil's Tara Hideaway: Turning An Old Roadhouse Into A Stillwater StapleWhere Minnesota Highway 36 meets the St. Croix River, and Minnesota meets Wisconsin, an old log cabin restaurant has stood the test of time.
DeRusha Eats French Fry Oil ... Pretty MuchCargill creates oils for all the types of fries: from traditional thin-cut fries like you’d see at McDonald’s, to the waffle fries of Chik-Fil-A, and the curly fries of Arby’s and Hardees.
'Everything Is Real': The Secret To What Makes Eliesa Johnson's Photos So DeliciousWhether you're a peach or a person, consider yourself lucky to be on the other side of Eliesa Johnson's lens
Meet The Women Cutting The Beef At St. Paul Meat ShopSides of beef are hand-cut into perfect ribeyes and T-bones. But three of the butchers defy all stereotypes.
Hai Hai Brings Southeast Asian Flavor To Nordeast MinneapolisInspired by the flavors from her travels to her parent's native Vietnam, Nguyen rolled the dice. At Hai Hai, you can find street food from Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, along with fresh herbs, varying textures.
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.