Lee Svitak Dean

Taste editor | Food
Phone: 612-673-1749
Lee Svitak Dean is editor of the Taste section and supervises food stories, wine and restaurant coverage. She is author of “Come One, Come All/ Easy Entertaining With Seasonal Menus,” which is a collection of Taste recipes. Dean also is editor of the Sunday Variety Family page.

Recent content from Lee Svitak Dean

Taste night at the Heights

Celebrate Taste with a night at the movies.

Updated: October 06, 2010, - 04:14 PM

Fresh and local have a long, sustainable history in the kitchen

Cooks have leaned on fresh regional foods for a long time.

Updated: October 06, 2010, - 04:09 PM

Gift from the sea

If you think salmon is only something you slap on the grill, think again. This fish has kept populations fed for centuries.

Updated: September 22, 2010, - 08:41 PM

Do the math: Calories add up

And the fat. Which means, of course, so do the miles needed to walk off the excess.

Updated: August 26, 2010, - 04:38 PM


A summery drink with a spicy finish.

Updated: July 14, 2010, - 04:14 PM

Now open: Four hot spots

David Fhima is the face back in the spotlight at Faces Mears Park. He's remade his LoTo, the five-year-old bar-cafe-deli that, well, faces scenic Mears Park.

Updated: July 07, 2010, - 02:06 PM

Sangria: Summer's sippers

Thirsty? Plan ahead and break out the sangria.

Updated: July 07, 2010, - 01:30 PM

Watermelon's summer signature is expandable

Serve up a bit of trivia with fresh watermelon recipes.

Updated: June 30, 2010, - 02:38 PM

Hot off the grill

Who eats a sandwich on July 4th? Or turns on the oven? It's outdoor cooking all day long, never mind the weather.

Updated: June 30, 2010, - 02:12 PM

From farm to fork

This time of year, it's like preaching to the choir to suggest that local food tastes good. Now, in the key of C ... (as in "season").

Updated: June 16, 2010, - 09:21 PM

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