Jorge Guzman, Steven Brown named finalists for James Beard 2017 Best Chef: Midwest

The James Beard Foundation Awards list of finalists was announced today, March 15. Among the five finalists for Best Chef: Midwest is Steven Brown, who has added to the success of his Linden Hills institution, Tilia, with a elegant new-French vibe of St. Genevieve. Also a finalist: Jorge Guzman (above), who has received national acclaim … [ Read more]

Get to know the Minnesota chefs & restaurants up for 2017 James Beard Awards

The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semifinalists for 2017 chef and restaurant categories today, and Minnesota was well-represented with 13 chefs and two restaurants making the cut. The Best Chef: Midwest category, which last year was awarded to The Bachelor Farmer’s Paul Berglund, includes Thomas Boemer of Corner Table, Mike Brown, Bob Gerken, and James … [ Read more]

St. Genevieve named to Bon Appetite’s 50 Best New Restaurants of 2016

St. Genevieve has been named to Bon Appetite Magazine’s list of the 50 Best New Restaurants for 2016. The magazine cites the wine program, small plates, and ambiance of Steven Brown’s Parisian-style bistro in South Minneapolis, writing that it’s “the kind of place you want to go to with a notebook to sit at the … [ Read more]