Interesting vegetables: 8 takes on meatless meals in the Twin Cities

Michael Pollan’s maxim on eating is easy enough to follow. Eat food. We’re on board. Not too much. Not a problem. Mostly plants. Well yeah, but, wait—mostly? We give it an honest try, planning a week of lunch salads and shopping for brunch at the farmers’ market. Then Friday night rolls around, we go out … [ Read more]

New chef at The Third Bird, new menu emphasizes wood-burning grill

A few changes are afoot at The Third Bird on Loring Park. First, a new executive chef. Brian Hauke (formerly of Red Stag, Spill The Wine, Surly Brewing Co.) is now helming the kitchen, and his first order of business is making greater use of the grill. “The new menu really places a focus on the … [ Read more]