Food Features

Minnesota Spoon: Bibimbap, Urban Roots, and Eddie Wu

We live in a world saturated by the pursuit of brand and audience. Social media has turned us all into intimate personal entrepreneurs marketing the … [Read More...]

From Eat Streets to Food Deserts: Nonprofits aim to fix a broken food system in the Twin Cities

A thriving, nationally recognized food scene is one part of living in the Twin Cities. So is the troubling existence of food deserts in economically … [Read More...]

The Mill: Parlour Bar to open a St. Paul location near Xcel Energy Center

The eastward migration of Minneapolis restaurateurs to St. Paul is showing no signs of slowing down, especially in light of the news that Parlour … [Read More...]

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Restaurant News

The Mill: Como Dockside is closing its doors

Como Dockside is closing its doors, with opportunities for one last lakeside po’ boy lasting until its final day on Wednesday, November 22. The … [Read More...]

New day at Nighthawks: Local restauranteur takes over management at the popular late-night spot

Nighthawks Diner, located in the Kingfield neighborhood of South Minneapolis, is officially under the management of Bartmann Group, which also manages … [Read More...]

East Meets West: Minneapolis restauranteurs are crossing the river to join in St. Paul’s restaurant resurgence

The Twin Cities are born of the same mother and, like most siblings, took very different paths in life. The two cities have taken such different … [Read More...]

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Recipes & Education

Recipe: Eddie Wu’s Bi Bim Bop

This month, Minnesota Spoon's Steve Hoffman joined Eddie Wu of Cook St. Paul in the gardens of Urban Roots. After picking fresh vegetables, Wu assembled his version of bibimbap, the classic Korean "mix-rice" bowl. Read this month's Minnesota Spoon … [Read More...]

One Dough Three Ways: Versatile baking with Zoë François and Jeff Hertzberg

Zoë François and Jeff Hertzberg met in their children’s toddler music class and bonded over a shared passion for food. Zoë is a trained pastry chef with 20 years experience in professional kitchens. Jeff is a physician-turned-consultant who had been … [Read More...]

Bran muffin recipe by Bellecour’s Kelsey McCreight

In this month's Minnesota Spoon, Steve Hoffman spends an afternoon in the company of baking genius with Steve Horton of Baker's Field, Diane Yang of Spoon & Stable, and Kelsey McCreight of Bellecour, during which he learns the flavor power of … [Read More...]

On the Hunt for Dinner: Chef Jon Wipfli on his new cookbook, ‘Venison’

If you ask local chef and food writer Jon Wipfli, he’ll tell you that there are two types of meat out there. First, there’s the individually wrapped cuts on the supermarket shelf, uniform and predictable—you can cook the same thing every night. The … [Read More...]

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