Lead bartender Ben Kippley created the Blueberry Yum-Yum at 6Smith in Wayzata.

Celebrate the 'summer of the spritz' at these 3 Twin Cities restaurants

Bartenders are putting their own spin on the popular Aperol Spritz.

The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year ... so far

June 14
The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year ... so far
Let's take an opinionated and hunger-inducing look back at the first six months of Burger Friday.

Minneapolis restaurant's 'plea' on social media: Tell us why you don't eat here

June 14
The Town Talk Diner on Sunday, November 13, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minn.
Confusion over the historic sign might have something to do with it.
Eat & Drink
June 16
Another dish by chef Gustavo Romero was chile relleno with crunchy chinicuiles (dried red worms).

Superfood or super-fad? Twin Cities chefs are putting insects on the menu

Environmental and health concerns — and a love of adventure and social media hits — are helping drive the trend.
Magazine
June 14
Hundreds help Habib Abdi and Nafisa Mohamed celebrate their wedding in Minneapolis. Following tradition, the couple fed each other a piece of wedding

Photo essay: A feast of cultures at our tables

Chicken soup for healing and recovery. Coffee, with its heavenly smell, as a morning ritual. Colorful fruits and vegetables to bring home from a bustling…
Here are the winning cookies in the 2015 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.
Holiday cookie finder: Over 80 winning recipes
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Looking for a new cookie recipe this holiday season? Browse 16 years of winning recipes on our cookie finder.
Eat & Drink
June 14

Chocolate-Chip Cricket Cookies

Chocolate-Chip Cricket CookiesMakes 36 cookies.Claire Simons, co-owner of local cricket farm 3 Cricketeers, uses this recipe, from the blog Bug Vivant, to make cricket-fortified…
Eat & Drink
June 13
A rainbow of paletas from La Michoacana Purepecha

Make these fruit-studded Mexican popsicles your go-to summer treat

Twin Cities ice cream makers have a knack for creating on-a-stick frozen goodness — witness Joe’s Brrr Bars, the better-than-Dove Bars at Sebastian Joe’s, or…
Variety
June 13
Tyson Foods Inc. has also recognized the fast growth of products using plant-based proteins.

Not to be outdone, Tyson enters plant-based meat market

The fast-growing market for meat alternatives has a surprising new player: Tyson Foods. Tyson, one of the world's largest meat producers, will begin selling nuggets…
Eat & Drink
June 12
Cajun restaurant Bistro La Roux in Circle Pines is closing June 29, 2019.

Cajun restaurant in Circle Pines that started as a popular food truck will close this month

Say goodbye to smoked alligator and crawfish boils, for now.
Taste
June 12

Mississippi Market turns 40 and celebrates with block party; plus more food events and markets

Happy 40th birthday! Mississippi Market is turning 40 and will be celebrating in big style with a block party on Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at…
Taste
June 12
PDQ Radish Salsa is perfect served on black-bean nachos with sharp cheddar cheese.

The versatile radish serves up all sorts of side dishes

From pickles to salsa, this little vegetable heats up mealtime.
Variety
June 12
Mini Fruit Galettes.

Dessert for a crowd with mini galettes

For breezy entertaining, these hand-held treats are easier to make than pie.
Taste
June 12
Don’t put away the slower cooker for summer; use it to make an easy crunchy peanut butter granola.

Slow-cook an easy breakfast option of granola

The oval-base versions work best, to create more surface area.
Eat & Drink
June 12
Wines perfect for al fresco sipping.

Try these delightful summer wines, all less than $15

Whether for patio, picnic or poolside, these wines are just right for al fresco sipping.
Taste
June 12
Panko-Crusted Chicken Cutlets with Tangy Mustard Sauce.

For a fast meal, turn to chicken cutlets

Make the cutlets yourself from chicken breast for the best result.
Eat & Drink
June 12
Deep-dish pizza at the Fitz.

6 restaurants you should know about in St. Paul

From pizza to pulled pork, the St. Paul dining scene continues to grow.
Variety
June 11
Ethan Brown, center, CEO of Beyond Meat, attends the Opening Bell ceremony with guests to celebrate the company's IPO on May 2.

Is Beyond Meat overcooked?

The price for a share of Beyond Meat almost tripled on the first day of trading in May and that was just a taste of what was to come.
Eat & Drink
June 11
A Mucci's sign appeared on the building that was formerly Meyvn, at 901 W. Lake St.

Signs point to Mucci's Italian opening in old Meyvn spot in Uptown

It will replace the former Meyvn.
Variety
June 11

Amazon to shut down US restaurant delivery service

Amazon said Tuesday that it is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, DoorDash and others.
Eat & Drink
June 11
Gastrotruck co-owners Catherine Eckert, pictured, and Stephen Trojahn are planning a brick-and-mortar spot devoted to Maryland-style pit beef.

Gastrotruck goes brick-and-mortar with 'coal-fired pit beef' restaurant

Owners of the popular food truck were inspired by East Coast roadside stands.
Eat & Drink
June 10
Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson posed with her new truck Sweet Gypsy, where Liège waffles are made.

Travel inspires food truck vets and a Minnesota Lynx player new to the game

"Maryland barbecue" and "warm and sweet and comforting" Belgian waffles are among new Twin Cities offerings.
Eat & Drink
June 10
Summertime scoops and slices: pizzeria hosts ice cream pop-ups in St. Paul

Summertime scoops and slices: pizzeria hosts ice cream pop-ups in St. Paul

Mark your calendars: Sweet Science and Delicata pop-ups will hit the Como neighborhood over five weekends in June, July and August.
Eat & Drink
June 7
12 tasty ways to celebrate National Doughnut Day

12 tasty ways to celebrate National Doughnut Day

Where to get your sugar fix in the Twin Cities on this week's deep-fried holiday.

Poll: How do you like your doughnuts?

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