Looking for inspiration for outdoor cooking? Check out our new grilling column

Looking for inspiration for outdoor cooking? Check out our new grilling column

With 99 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you'll need more than burgers and hot dogs for mealtime. Our new summer grilling column is here to help.

Want to give your vegetables a smoky allure? Get grilling

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Want to give your vegetables a smoky allure? Get grilling
Use smoker box and "zone cooking" when working with fresh produce.

It's time to enjoy fiddlehead ferns, morels and early peas

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It's time to enjoy fiddlehead ferns, morels and early peas
Spring presents a bounty of choices you can prepare in a fresh saute.
Eat & Drink
5:06pm

With new chef, new owner, Lucia's in Uptown Minneapolis still impresses

REVIEW: New owner Jason Jenny and his group of investors clearly maintain a healthy respect for Lucia's illustrious prairie-to-plate past, and seem dedicated to preserving as much of the status quo as possible.
Eat & Drink
2:58pm

Extra! Extra! Fulton's new Star Tribune beer hits taproom Thursday, store shelves Friday

What’s black and white and red (well, read) all over? That longtime riddle about newspapers, which brought laughter to schoolchildren for a century, has an…
Eat & Drink
1:10pm

Look to grenache for a good-with-everything wine

There are plenty of reasons to love this grape.
Taste
11:36am

Where the wild chefs are: Mpls. 'Fandango' features foraged foods

Wild Food FandangoThe Wild Food Fandango features nine Minneapolis chefs competing to create a winning wild food dish. Contestants will select from a list…
Taste
11:36am

Ready-made dough – vegan and gluten-free – makes for easy home baking

Healthful treats couldn't be easier to make.
Eat & Drink
May 23

Chef documentary includes Steve Vranian of Gianni's in Wayzata

"Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent" is playing through Thursday at the Landmark Edina 4 Cinema.
Eat & Drink
May 22

New chef, new menus, new focus at the North Loop's Hewing Hotel

Goodbye, Nordic sensibilities. Hello, local and seasonally focused ingredients.
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Eat & Drink
May 20

Twin Cities' most influential Instagram food star is a suburban working mom

With more than 30,000 followers, social media star Kim Ly Curry has passion, persistence and "food porn"-quality photos. "Am I food-obsessed? Yes. I just love everything food."
Eat & Drink
May 20

Wine of the Week: Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier 2015

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier 2015 If I had one wish in the wine world, it might be a doubling of the amount of chenin blanc…
Taste
May 20

Sunday Supper: Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes and Ricotta

Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes and Ricotta Serves 2. Note: Your cast iron pan gets double duty with this one-pot dish that cooks the pasta in…
Eat & Drink
May 19

Summer Fun 2017: Twin Cities ice cream makers' favorite scoops

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson gets the inside story from a half-dozen local ice cream pros, and shares his own flavor favorites.
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Variety
May 19

Finnegans House partners with Badger Hill for new downtown Mpls. brewery

The operators of Finnegans House, the brewery being developed on the Kraus-Anderson mixed-use block on the east side of downtown Minneapolis, have shared new details…
Eat & Drink
May 19

Bacon takes center stage in cheeseburger at Erik the Red in downtown Mpls.

The thick-cut bacon, cured and smoked in-house, on the Thor's Burger at Erik the Red in Minneapolis is a crowning cheeseburger achievement. It's spectacular.
Stage & Arts
May 18
Art-a-Whirl revelers took in a concert outside the 331 Club.

Beer and bands boost business for artists during Art-a-Whirl

Now in its 22nd year, Art-a-Whirl is an opportunity for Minnesotans to check out fresh local artwork and witness the creative process in action.
Eat & Drink
May 18

Heartland vets opening sandwich shop in former Colossal Cafe in south Minneapolis

Chefs Andrew Lilja and Stephanie Kochlin plan to open their collaboration "soon."
Eat & Drink
May 18

Cookie dough craze comes to Minnesota with not one, but two food trucks

The cookie dough craze that started on the East Coast and has taken social media by storm has finally worked its way to Minnesota. It's just the latest fad food to take over cupcakes' one-time reign.
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Eat & Drink
May 18

A vegan bakery (croissants!) and restaurant is landing in St. Paul

Along with baked goods, Eureka Compass Vegan Food will serve lunch and multi-course, fixed-priced dinners. A preview pop-up is set for Memorial Day weekend.
Taste
May 17

Slow Food MN's annual foraged food dinner looks to nature for a nurturing meal

Slow Food foraged dinner It’s the 10th anniversary of Slow Food Minnesota’s annual foraged foods dinner on a farm. Dubbed “Where the Wild Things Are,”…
Eat & Drink
May 17

Rum is enjoying a full-fledged renaissance in Twin Cities bars

Once relegated to beachside blowouts and frat parties, rum has become a serious, sought-after spirit.
Eat & Drink
May 17

Red Rabbit draws a crowd in North Loop, for good reason 

REVIEW: A skilled chef — and a terrific bar — are the secret weapons at casual, affordable Red Rabbit.

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