Taste
May 26
Serve blanched asparagus with herbed cashew dip.

Asparagus is spring's freshest finger food and perfect for dipping

With so many ways to prepare asparagus, it's easy to forget that sometimes less is more.
Taste
May 21
Rick Nelson • Star Tribune BLT Sandwich from Sandcastle.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Taste editor Nicole Hvidsten and restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Taste
May 21
Above: From left, friends Lensa Chaffe, Dumbushe Hussein, Amina Abdul and Fayo Abdulahi met at 6Smith in Wayzata to celebrate Eid with an early dinner

66 Twin Cities area restaurant patio suggestions to start your summer

These patios belong on everyone's dining-out list.
Taste
May 20
Grab your chance to work with Murphy-Goode winemaker — and Minnesota native — Dave Ready Jr.

Murphy-Goode Winery wants to pay you $10,000 a month to work for them

The nationwide contest is looking for someone passionate about wine.
Taste
May 19
The first Pillsbury Bake-Off was held in New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria hotel grand ballroom in 1949. A hundred bakers competed for $100,000 worth

It's the 50th Pillsbury Bake-Off, and you still have time to enter

Started in 1949, the contest looks a lot different now. (Hint: it's all virtual.)
Variety
May 19
Bella (Nhi) Lam is opening Coconut Whisk Cafe on Nicollet Mall.

6 Twin Cities restaurant openings and reopenings you should know about

The restaurant scene is updating at a brisk pace.
Taste
May 19
Add new recipes to your rhubarb repertoire, including these Rhubarb Graham Muffins.

Rhubarb evokes fond memories and tasty recipes, sweet and savory

Rhubarb season is memorable but fleeting: Here's how to make the most of it.
Taste
May 19
Breakfast of champions: Make your own granola and fruit sauce to top yogurt.

Top yogurt with homemade crispy granola and rhubarb sauce for breakfast on the go

Take time to make homemade yogurt, granola and fruit sauce for breakfasts in minutes.
Taste
May 19
Sweet and Hot Pepper Antipasto Sandwich Spread adds zest to sandwiches.

Raise your picnic game with these simple salad spreads

Simple and tasty, these antipasto spreads are the condiments you'll want for your next picnic.
Eat & Drink
May 14
Macarons by Nikkolette’s Macarons at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis

5 best things our restaurant critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Our restaurant critic highlights the favorites of his recent dining experiences.
Taste
May 14
Top, chef Joshua Hedquist visited with John and Lisa Keiser at a Joey Meatballs pop-up at Tilia last month. Above, a tattoo on Hedquist’s arm depict

New Twin Cities restaurant Joey Meatballs will serve pasta with a side of redemption

Food Network prize winner and former felon Joshua Hedquist wants to create "a flagship for second chances."
Eat & Drink
May 13
All Saints is opening in the former Bardo in August.

Two Esker Grove veterans are remaking the former Bardo in Minneapolis into All Saints

The vegetable-centric restaurant is expected to open in August.
Eat & Drink
May 12
“The Perennial Kitchen” is the handiwork of photographer Mette Nielsen, food stylist Abby Wyckoff and writer Beth Dooley.

A new book by Twin Cities author Beth Dooley explores new ingredients coming from Minnesota farms

"The Perennial Kitchen" provides recipes that bring out the best in a wide range of ingredients coming out of a new generation of Minnesota farms.
Taste
May 12
Susan Brown keeps hives on the roof of her St. Paul chocolate shop, Mademoiselle Miel, and uses the honey in many of her confections.   RENÉE JONES S

Beekeepers are tapping into Minnesota's unique flavors and the honey is something to celebrate

Beekeepers tap into the intricacies of local flavors with delicious results.
Taste
May 12
The vertically revolving patio (Ferris wheel) is a popular draw to Betty Danger’s in northeast Minneapolis.

6 Twin Cities restaurant openings to put on your calendar, from the Butcher's Tale to Buttered Tin

The restaurant scene is busy with openings, expansions and rebrandings.
Eat & Drink
May 10
Augustine’s on Selby Avenue in St. Paul is reopening on May 20 with a new culinary team.

Augustine's in St. Paul reopening soon with new format and new chef

Consultant Lenny Russo has recruited Dakota chef Derik Moran to run the kitchen.
Eat & Drink
May 8
Jamie Malone

7 Twin Cities chefs talk about their favorite mom-made dish

In many cases, it's pretty safe to say that behind every great chef, there's a great mom.
Taste
May 7
Spinach-feta Boughatsa at Gardens of Salonica.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Taste editor Nicole Hvidsten and restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Variety
May 7
The Angry Trout Care — and its patio — are open for business.

3 seasonal favorite restaurants in Minnesota, Wisconsin worthy of a road trip

Destinations offer delicious food along with lovely scenery.
Eat & Drink
May 7
The restaurant Noa is going into the former Mission American Kitchen space in the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis.

IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis lands a new restaurant

Noa will open in the space vacated by Mission American Kitchen.