The last time I lunched with Lisa Sarazin, her last name was Hanson and she fixed me a decadent dish at the bar before returning to the kitchen to prepare for the dinner service. I was at her downtown Minneapolis restaurant, Mona Restaurant and Bar.
When Tunde Wey hosted a dinner for 700 at the Seward Community Co-op’s annual owner meeting in October, it wasn’t about the food, although he spent hours preparing Nigerian dishes for the members.
In a nondescript building off University Avenue in SE Minneapolis hangs a “scandalous” painting of Betty Crocker.
A recent tour of Taher owned-and-operated Fresh Seasons Cafe at the Capitol introduced me to Juanita Caballero, a spot-on, mid-rare, all locally produced burger and the idea that cafeteria food needn’t be impersonal or an afterthought.
CommonGround is a national organization of farm women who volunteer to share information about farming and food.
Randall Prudden went from working in the action-packed kitchen of Spoon and Stable in the North Loop of Minneapolis to the calm serenity of Canoe Bay, a 300-acre country estate in northwestern Wisconsin.
When Russell Klein laps the dining room of his iconic St. Paul French brasserie and oyster bar, Meritage, to check on his guests, it’s inevitable that someone will stop him to gush, “This is my favorite restaurant,” to which he often replies dryly, “Sometimes it’s mine, too.”
We were so enamored Artist Lisa Troutman's style that we asked her to draw her answers to a Q&A we usually receive written answers to.
Restaurants, and especially kitchens, have had the reputation of being sexist places, but that's changing.
A couple of years ago, the name Kim Ly Curry might not ring a dinner bell for many Twin Cities restaurateurs. But now the Instagram foodie sensation is a presence at every table in town.
It was indeed “a party with a purpose,” and the real reason why 20 restaurants and numerous beer and wine companies showed up at US Bank Stadium June 14 to feed the masses of Vikings fans was to “kick childhood hunger.”
The Seward Creamery Cafe was a restaurant designed by committee. So, what could possibly go wrong? Well, as it turned out, nothing that couldn’t be tweaked.