Taste
June 26
A zucchini salad is a fresh, light pairing to a bright, garlicky lamb burger in this simple summer menu. Food styled by Simon Andrews.

3 recipes for a simple summer party

This easy menu makes summer classics — burgers, salad and a fruit crisp — extra special.
Recipes
June 26
Two cocktail glasses with blueberry mojitos, garnished with mint leaves and lime wedges.

Blueberry mojitos are the best kind of fruit cocktail

Save some Minnesota blueberries for this refreshing drink — with or without alcohol.
Recipes
June 26
A wooden platter with three ears of grilled corn, all topped with smoky cotija butter that gets is flavor and color from a chile in adobo sauce.

Flavored butters are your grilling secret weapon

4 recipes that turn ordinary meats, vegetables and even pancakes into something extraordinary.
Eat & Drink
June 26
Caramel roll from Keys Cafe & Bakery

Where to eat in Minneapolis during the U.S. Olympic gymnastic trials

Events will criss-cross downtown, where there are plenty of good places to eat.
Eat & Drink
June 25
Forepaugh's in St. Paul will reopen later this summer.

Forepaugh's in St. Paul will return this summer — with a Tim McKee menu

Plus: Lake Street's landmark cocktail room returns, Khue's Kitchen lands a permanent address and more food news.
Taste
June 21
A cup that says "Sebastian Joe's" with soft vanilla ice cream flecked with rainbow colors, held up inside a busy shop

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

The best ice cream, empanadas and croffles the Taste team ate this week.
Eat & Drink
June 20
Mild-flavored halibut at Meritage in St. Paul is the right foil for a bounty of vegetables.

5 dishes from Twin Cities restaurants that will get you hooked on fish

Call him a fish out of water. Our island-born restaurant critic can't stop thinking about these fish dishes.
Taste
June 19
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Berry season is here: Where to pick your own berries

Strawberries are ready, and it won't be long before blueberries and raspberries will be ripe for the picking.
Taste
June 19
Estelle Alexander enjoys some sweet corn while at the Taste of Minnesota Sunday.

Come meet the Taste team at the Taste of Minnesota

We'll have a smorgasbord of activities waiting for you at the Star Tribune booth.
Recipes
June 19
Sheet Pan Honey-Miso Glazed Halibut and Asparagus is a quick weeknight meal but worthy of a special occasion, too.

Why miso is an essential cooking powerhouse

Use the traditional Japanese paste in this recipe for sweet-savory halibut and asparagus.
Eat & Drink
June 19
Lyla Abukhodair, co-owner of Falastin, Duluth’s first Palestinian restaurant, poses with her co-owner Sam Miller at their newly-opened storefront on

Duluth's first Palestinian market and deli aims to humanize the headlines

The new restaurant Falastin offers a taste of the country's culture with family recipes, deli bites and a market.
Eat & Drink
June 19
Restaurant-goers dine with views of Lake Superior in an enclosed solarium perched above the Lakewalk at Va Bene Caffe in Duluth on Sunday.

Where to eat and drink in Duluth right now

Stunning views of the lake, quirky undersung gems and tall scoops of cool ice cream. This is your summer 2024 to-do list when visiting the city by the lake.
Recipes
June 18
A pan of ham and cheese sliders, topped with sesame seeds and poppy seeds, with a single slider served on a plate and a bowl of sesame seeds on the si

A bite of nostalgia, in the form of ham and cheese sliders

Whether feeding a crowd or just each other, these simple sandwiches hit the spot.
Taste
June 18
Bachelor Farmer chef Jonathan Gans in the dining room.

Bachelor Farmer alumni to bring French-inspired burgers and cocktails to Linden Hills

Variety
June 17
The Muni bar in Rogers will close later this year, making way for a Craft & Crew restaurant.

Craft & Crew restaurant group is buying Rogers' Muni bar

The fast-growing northwest suburb's municipal bar will close later this year to make room for a new restaurant with a dog-friendly patio.
Eat & Drink
June 14
Cross-section view of a sandwich with sausage and greens, in front of a park-like setting with green trees

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

Do sandwiches taste better when someone else makes them? We test that theory as we tried a fresh batch of restaurants, food trucks and farmers market stands.
Eat & Drink
June 13
Fit Foodie Finds' Linley Hanson, Emily Richter and Lee Funke helped bring Hodgepodge food truck to Forgotten Star Brewing in Fridley.

Inside Hodgepodge, the new food truck at Fridley's Forgotten Star Brewing

A partnership between the food blog Fit Foodie Finds and Forgotten Star aims to change the way we eat at breweries.
Eat & Drink
June 13
Everyone's welcome in the biergarten at Schell's Brewery in New Ulm.

7 ways to celebrate Father's Day at Minnesota breweries (besides drinking beer)

Meat raffles, polka music, tribute bands and even a Battle of the Dads are on tap at local beer halls Sunday.
Taste
June 12
Father's Day is one of the most popular grilling days of the year.

3 new grilling recipes just in time for Father's Day

Shake up your backyard barbecue routine with marinated shrimp, charred bok choy salad and grilled plum dessert.
Recipes
June 12
A bowl of pasta salad made with spaghetti noodles, roasted cherry tomatoes and chickpeas, flavored with a tahini dressing.

Kick off pasta salad season with this Middle Eastern-flavored recipe

Spaghetti noodles tossed with roasted vegetables and a creamy tahini dressing make a bold salad statement.

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