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

Feed your children well

It's time to step up to the dinner plate (and snack time) and be responsible parents when it comes to food.

Updated: May 05, 2010, - 02:10 PM

Alex Roberts named top chef in Midwest

Roberts, chef at Restaurant Alma in Minneapolis, was named Best Chef Midwest in the 2010 James Beard award competition on Monday evening.

Updated: May 04, 2010, - 10:12 AM

The birth of a food activist

It all started in a college cafeteria.

Updated: April 22, 2010, - 10:27 AM

Earth Day 2010: Power to the People

What a long, strange trip it's been as our notions about food have changed over four decades.

Updated: April 22, 2010, - 09:30 AM

Now open: Ringo taps into the global market

Jim and Stephanie Ringo open the first of their two new restaurants.

Updated: April 21, 2010, - 02:19 PM

The real food revolution

With a little help from their friends, everyday people prompted significant changes in how we get good, fresh food into the kitchen and onto our dinner plates.

Updated: April 21, 2010, - 01:44 PM

Eggs au naturel

Color your eggs the old-fashioned way, with spices, tea and more.

Updated: March 31, 2010, - 03:12 PM

A luxurious spring menu

In need of pampering? A little luxury goes a long way in this change-of-season meal.

Updated: March 24, 2010, - 02:21 PM

Road trip: Tacos go global

A university professor tells the story of how the taco became an American – and global – staple.

Updated: February 17, 2010, - 02:21 PM

Super ideas for gametime snacks

Consider this when preparing a Super Bowl snack: Most of the guys on the field weigh more than 200 pounds, some tip the scales at more than 350 and almost nobody in pads is on a diet.

Updated: February 05, 2010, - 05:30 PM

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