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June 2011


June 30, 2011

Scott Pampuch: Gone From Corner Table?

A press release regarding Bloomington’s Minnesota Valley Country Club didn't worry me—until Scott called. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (5)


June 29, 2011

Fabulous Food Truck Vellee Deli to Celebrate 4th of July Hmong Sports Festival!

Vellee Deli, the Hmong (and Vietnamese, and Korean, and Thai) Food Truck, will be selling to Hmong visitors from around the world this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Saute of Tomatoes and Okra with Bacon

June 28, 2011

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Saute of Tomatoes and Okra with Bacon

Okra sauteed with bacon emerges tender-crisp and sweet! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


June 27, 2011

A Feast For Every Age

A classic salad Nicoise should be in every cook's arsenal. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


June 24, 2011

Top Minnesota Candy! Mademoiselle Miel, B.T. McElrath & Sweet Jules Caramels

It’s a sweet time to be a Minnesotan with a sweet tooth! Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: The Lowbrow

June 23, 2011

DeRushaEats: The Lowbrow

If I lived near The Lowbrow, I think I'd be a frequent visitor. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (5)


My Favorite Minnesota Ice Cream Treats

June 22, 2011

My Favorite Minnesota Ice Cream Treats

I'm an Izzy's girl for many reasons—and can't wait for the Fair. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (4)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Warm Fruit Souffle

June 21, 2011

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Warm Fruit Souffle

Souffles are so easy to make! I promise. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Savvy Mom: Bowling and Lunch at Elsie's

June 20, 2011

Savvy Mom: Bowling and Lunch at Elsie's

Elsie's is one of the kid-friendliest places around. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota’s Top Gelato—Till Now. Welcome Edina’s Pandolfi!

June 17, 2011

Minnesota’s Top Gelato—Till Now. Welcome Edina’s Pandolfi!

Looks like it's going to be a sweet, sweet summer. Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (5)


DeRushaEats: North Dakota Barley Inside Your Summit

June 16, 2011

DeRushaEats: North Dakota Barley Inside Your Summit

Summit forged the way for a lot of the other beers we're seeing in Minnesota. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Wonder Yogurt From Traders Point Creamery

June 15, 2011

Wonder Yogurt From Traders Point Creamery

I wanted to try more as soon as my bowl was empty. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Savory Pancakes)

June 14, 2011

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Savory Pancakes)

Cool, crisp vegetables rolled in warm savory pancakes–yes! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


June 13, 2011

Guyaba, The Other White Fruit

Don't miss the semi-insane experience that is the Hmongtown Marketplace. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


June 10, 2011

Azima! My New Favorite Kenyan Restaurant

I got a tip from a reader, and it paid off. Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: First Look at Bullfrog Cajun Bar

June 9, 2011

DeRushaEats: First Look at Bullfrog Cajun Bar

The hushpuppies were the most delicious I've had in the Twin Cities—but will the restaurant survive? Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (6)


Watch the Doughnut, Not the Hole

June 8, 2011

Watch the Doughnut, Not the Hole

June 8 is National Jelly Doughnut Day. Ah, the jelly doughnut… Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

June 7, 2011

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

A salad-as-a-meal formula to play with all summer long. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


June 6, 2011

The Inn Is Out

I'm bummed that this six-month-old restaurant has already closed. Read more »

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (2)


June 3, 2011

So Angry I Could Spit! Time to Defend Our Vietnamese Restaurant Scene.

Despite what I read, we have one of the most vibrant Vietnamese restaurant scenes in the country. Read more »

Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (96)


DeRushaEats: The Sanctuary Tasting Menu

June 2, 2011

DeRushaEats: The Sanctuary Tasting Menu

You can go to Sanctuary and get a five-course meal for $35. Seriously. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Honoring My Favorite Food Group

June 1, 2011

Honoring My Favorite Food Group

It's National Dairy Month! Let's start with cheese, wonderful cheese. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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