We're all ears for British arlettes, a treat we know as elephant ears

We're all ears for British arlettes, a treat we know as elephant ears

No matter what you call these crisp and flaky wafers of sugary, cinnamony, buttery pastry, they are both a bit technical and a little challenging. But they're delicious.

Enjoy big taste with little fuss with chicken thighs

March 22
Enjoy big taste with little fuss with chicken thighs
If you're looking for juicy and tender chicken, stick to the dark meat.

Caramelize those onions, long and slow, for a treat

March 22
Caramelize those onions, long and slow, for a treat
There are no shortcuts for this technique that provides a surprisingly sweet ingredient to add to many favorite dishes.
Taste
March 22

Local blog Pastry Affair gets its due in book about bloggers worldwide

Local baking blog in the spotlight Minneapolis blogger Kristin Rosenau is included in “Beyond the Plate” (Prestel, $35), a book that highlights 30 bloggers…
Eat & Drink
March 22

North Loop news: A change in chefs for the Hewing Hotel's Tullibee

Opening chef Grae Nonas is leaving the four-month-old restaurant. His replacement? Australian Bradley Day.
Eat & Drink
March 22

Steak, steak and steak: Manny's restaurant stays in top form over decades

The downtown steakhouse is pushing 30 and going strong. Co-founder Phil Roberts reflects on the restaurant's roots and legacy.
Eat & Drink
March 22

Expand your wine horizons with classes, books and tastings

The journey to learning about this favorite grape beverage comes one sip at a time.
Taste
March 22

Mac and cheese 101: How to make the best

The key to this comfort food is using the best ingredients.
Eat & Drink
March 22

Vote in the Ultimate Beer Bracket Sudsy Sixteen of Minnesota breweries

Now that the matchups are determined, you've got the opportunity to vote for each brewery head-to-head all the way to the championship round.
Eat & Drink
March 22

St. Paul pub focuses on neighborhood favorites

Brunson's Pub (brunsonspub.com), the reincarnation of the former Schwietz Saloon in St. Paul, opened its doors on Monday, debuting a pub menu with international…
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Taste
March 22

Minnesota Nice Spice serves up flavor for a cause

Profits for these spice blends go to a St. Paul arts organization.
Eat & Drink
March 21

Wayzata's latest restaurant (serving breakfast and lunch) will come from Mill Valley Kitchen chef Mike Rakun

No name yet, but the new casual cafe will open this summer in the Promenade of Wayzata.
Eat & Drink
March 21

New California-Mexican restaurant to debut in Wayzata

Baja Haus will open on March 29.
Eat & Drink
March 20

Station Pizzeria is now open in Minnetonka

Ryan Burnet's latest venture serves up pizza in the 'burbs.
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March 18

Hell's Kitchen fundraiser helps Madelia restaurateurs

La Plaza Fiesta restaurant owners Krystal Hernandez and her husband, Daniel, took home 10 percent of the day's proceeds.
Eat & Drink
March 18
Revival's dining room in Minneapolis packs in guests during a busy weekday lunch hour.

Hey, wait: Why many Twin Cities restaurants don't take reservations

While most high-end restaurants in the Twin Cities take reservations, leaving the bar open for walk-ins, some of the most popular eateries remain steadfast that their tables should be a free-for-all.
Eat & Drink
March 18

Wine of the Week: 2015 Chateau Hellha Furmint

2015 Chateau Hellha Furmint The fabulous Hungarian dessert wines known as Tokay or Tokaji Aszú have been around forever. (France’s King Louis XIV called them…
Taste
March 18

Sunday Supper: Goat Cheese, Artichoke and Smoked Ham Strata

Goat Cheese, Artichoke and Smoked Ham Strata Serves 8. Note: From “13 x 9 The Pan That Can,” by Better Homes and Gardens. • 2…
Eat & Drink
March 17

4 Mpls. spots where you can enjoy food by James Beard-nominated chefs

Looking for some award-worthy food? These Twin Cities restaurants have chefs who have been nominated for a James Beard Award.
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March 16

Options for Dutch baby flavorings

• Top finished pancake with fresh berries, maple syrup, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a generous dusting of powdered sugar. • Top…
Taste
March 16

How to make the best Dutch Baby

Tips for making Dutch baby pancakes • Use milk, eggs and butter at room temperature. • Use a 10-inch cast iron skillet or a pie…
Eat & Drink
March 15

Surly brewing up something new: gluten-reduced beers

The Minneapolis beer giant will debut the new Surly Pils and Hopshifter on Wednesday.
Eat & Drink
March 15

Move over, Manhattans – retro drinks are hitting Twin Cities bars

On the heels of the classics craze that gave cocktailing a snobbish reputation, bars and restaurants around the Twin Cities and beyond are shaking up something with a little more flair.