Voters named Jorge Guzman the Minneapolis Prince of Porc during the porcine revelry that is Cochon 555.
The Gourmet Gallery at Art Institutes International in Minneapolis will host Grandma’s Recipe Crawl, an event showcasing culinary students as they present small plates representing their heritage and recipes that have been passed down through generations.
The annual Cochon 555 tour is making its second trip to Minneapolis on Sunday, February 21, when one of five distinguished local chefs will be sent along to the national heritage-pig cooking contest.
The Great Sandwich Face Off has four Minneapolis restaurants competing to see which has the best gourmet grinder while also raising money for Second Harvest Heartland.
On the heels of a debate in Minneapolis over whether the city should require employers to offer paid sick leave, neighboring St. Paul is also taking up the issue. Mayor Chris Coleman made the announcement this week, saying the public and an appointed task force would be called upon to help shape a possible citywide mandate.