Eat & Drink
September 29
Fairgrounds Coffee and Tea is giving away a free 12-ounce cup of Adelaide’s Blend with the purchase of any breakfast or lunch item.

Where to get free and discounted coffee for National Coffee Day

Wake up and smell the coffee — there are deals to be had.
Eat & Drink
September 28
The Bapmobile is the new food truck spinoff of St. Paul's Bap & Chicken, bringing Korean-style fried chicken to other parts of the metro.

10 new and soon-to-open restaurants and bars in the Twin Cities

The next few months in the Twin Cities dining scene will be tasty ones.
Variety
September 26
Jay Rogotzke’s boat, the Rip Runner, pulls up to a tender boat, which carries supplies to fishing boats and helps them unload their catch.

This Minnesota family spends summers fishing Alaskan salmon to sell back home

The Rogotzke family says building their Alaskan salmon business in Minnesota took "an astounding act of faith."
Eat & Drink
September 25
Round two of the Minnesota State Fair Food Parade is now officially sold out. During the summer run of the food parade, Devin Johnson and Rob Lambert

Minnesota State Fair Food Parade sells out: Renaissance Festival to the rescue

The lucky ticket holders get access to the fairgrounds for a meandering drive past 16 food vendors.
Eat & Drink
September 24
Terzo was among the 24 Minnesota restaurants recognized by Wine Spectator magazine for its wine program.

24 Minnesota restaurants win Wine Spectator awards

James Beard may have taken a break this year, but the 2020 culinary awards season isn’t a total bust for the hurting restaurant…
Variety
September 24
Incorporate a big pan of roasted vegetables into dishes throughout the week.

3 key strategies for making weeknight meals stress-free and tasty

Plan ahead, make it fast and don't forget about slow cookers.
Eat & Drink
September 24
Eat Street is a pop-up food truck inside Lunds & Byerlys in Eagan.

Indoor food truck opens inside Lunds & Byerlys in Eagan

O'Cheeze is in residency for six weeks, until another food truck takes over.
Eat & Drink
September 23
Adam Theis and Aaron Klocker walk the Milk & Honey orchards in St. Joseph, Minn.

2 Minnesota cideries are leading the return to traditional cidermaking

Keepsake Cidery in Dundas and Milk & Honey Ciders in St. Joseph led the way in planting the heirloom apples prized by traditional cidermakers.
Taste
September 23
Swiss Chard Parmesan.

Anything kale can do, Swiss chard can do better

Available in markets now, chard can be a side dish or the main attraction.
Taste
September 23
Nut Goodie Thumbprints

The timer is ticking on Holiday Cookie Contest

If you haven’t submitted your entry for the 18th annual Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest, you’d better get baking. The deadline is just two weeks…
Eat & Drink
September 21
Bardo chef and owner Remy Pettus in the restaurant, which closed Sunday night.

Minneapolis bistro Bardo has closed

The pandemic claims another restaurant.
Eat & Drink
September 19
Copperwing Distillery’s first ready-to-drink cocktail offering, an Old Fashioned.

These 7 Minnesota distilleries are making cocktails that are ready to drink

From spiked coffee to bottled Old Fashioneds, seven Minnesota distilleries have raised the prepared cocktail bar.
Eat & Drink
September 18
Young Madelyn was looking for hidden fairy houses and found Justin Sutherland's knife roll stashed in the bushes across from his Cathedral Hill restau

Chef Justin Sutherland's heirloom knives were stolen; a St. Paul girl found them

The Handsome Hog owner had given up hope that they would be returned.
Eat & Drink
September 18
The popular lakeshore hangout Lord Fletcher's — shown in pre-pandemic days — will close for the winter.

Lake Minnetonka institution Lord Fletcher's will close for winter

The last day of service — for now — is Oct. 11.
Eat & Drink
September 17
Rosalia Pizza is now open in Linden Hills.

8 hot new restaurant openings in the Twin Cities

Pizza, soul rolls, hot chicken and wine and cheese are on the menu at these new restaurants.
Taste
September 17
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St. Paul taproom's Black Is Beautiful beer supports minority entrepreneurship

Drink beer, do some good. Now through mid-October, the Lab Taproom is donating all proceeds from its new Black Is Beautiful IPA…
Variety
September 17
Cook’s Country magazine paired its Minnehaha Cake Frosting with a white layer cake.

How to make the Minnehaha Cake, a 150-year old recipe that swept the nation

Scratch layer cake was named for a literary character and favored by an early Minnesota-based female food entrepreneur.
Magazine
September 17
Minneapolis Cider Company's Raspberry Fields Forever combines its Pomologie line of cordials with raspberry cider, honey and bitters.

Minnesota cideries are experimenting with the versatility of apples

These Minnesota ciders are autumn in a glass.
Taste
September 16
Fried Green Tomato BLTs are a tasty late-summer treat.

BLT makes great use of green tomatoes

Don't let the frost get those unripe tomatoes. You'll need them for this end-of-season treat.
Taste
September 16
Grilled Flank Steak Salad helps usher in a new season.

Grilled steak salad greets the new season

Freshly cooked white beans and roasted peppers make a good combo for a salad.

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