The Heat is On: Chef Janene Holig is leading Hot Indian Foods through a period of intense growth

Hailing from Swanville, Minnesota, and of Scandinavian and Polish stock, Janene Holig is not anybody’s initial idea of an Indian chef. In fact, in 2013 when she tried out for the position of head chef for the soon-to-be-launched Hot Indian Foods, the cuisine of India was an almost-complete blank for her. “I’d never worked with … [ Read more]

Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2016

The Minnesota State Fair announced 32 new food items that will grace the fryers at the upcoming Great Minnesota Get-Together. If there are three new items you’ll need to try, here are the early favorites: 1) The Carpe Diem, The Rabbit Hole, International Bazaar This looks like the sundae of our dreams. A buttermilk-miso waffle cone filled … [ Read more]

Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Opens This Sunday, May 22

The Details: Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Every Sunday, 9am to 1pm. May 22–October 30, 2016 Upton and 43rd—Settergren’s Ace Hardware The Vendors: Linden Hills features a great number of small food artisans, alongside your standard produce and proteins (See a full list of vendors here). A few highlights: Shrubs and Switchel: Calvit’s Drinking Shrubs (pictured, above) is … [ Read more]

New Foods at the 2015 MN State Fair

The new foods for the 2015 Minnesota State Fair have been released to the usual mix of excitement and revulsion. Early favorites for best new item are imports from Midtown Global Market – The Rabbit Hole (roasted pig tail, curry & kimchi poutine) and Hot Indian Foods (butter chicken samosas and indi frites) should bring … [ Read more]

5 Things To Eat & Drink at Tonight’s Pride Dabbler

27 food trucks paired with 27 breweries. So much good eating and drinking is about to happen at tonight’s Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride in Loring Park. Among all the terrific pairings you’ll be in for, here are five things you should be sure not to miss. 1. The debut of Bauhaus Brew Labs … [ Read more]

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