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.

Recent content from Lee Svitak Dean

A taste for pecans in the Midwest

I've got pecans on my mind, thanks to Kathleen Purvis' new book, "Pecans" (University of North Carolina Press, $18), which...

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 05:58 AM

Still more choices for gifts with local flavor

Minnesota authors provide plenty of variety in new books that celebrate food, its history and flavors.

Updated: December 05, 2012, - 05:45 PM

Cookbook review: A personal touch

This very personal homage to the holiday offers tips for the Thanksgiving novice and gentle reminders for the rest of us."

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 12:45 PM

Twin Cities restaurateur Thom Pham faces felony charges

Complaint alleges $30,000 in bad checks; warrant issued.

Updated: October 19, 2012, - 11:09 AM

Taste goes to the movies

Taste celebrates its 43rd birthday this month (and we don't look a day over 25!).

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 03:40 PM

The official garden of plenty

The White House Kitchen Garden keeps vegetables front and center on the plate.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 03:29 PM

Book review: "American Grown"

The story of the White House Kitchen Garden and gardens across American, by Michelle Obama.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 02:48 PM

Fall menu is a harvest splendor

When there's a chill in the air and leaves begin to fall, celebrate all the produce the season has to offer.

Updated: September 13, 2012, - 12:26 PM

It's a small hungry world, after all

The American Chef Corps will serve as a resource to the U.S. State Department in matters of food.

Updated: September 12, 2012, - 02:03 PM

Beyond on-a-stick

Camel burgers! Lamb testicles! New State Fair foods aim for the exotic.

Updated: September 07, 2012, - 10:44 AM

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