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May 2012


May 31, 2012

DeRushaEats: Why is it so Hard to Split Checks?

It's the question that often gets an eye roll, but I've never understood why it's so hard for servers. So I asked. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (7)


Orange Peel and Red Wine Sausage, Comin' Your Way

May 30, 2012

Orange Peel and Red Wine Sausage, Comin' Your Way

Steven and Jodi Ohlsen Read of Shepherd’s Way just introduced several new varieties of specialty sausages. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Devil’s Advocate: A Food Truck in Restaurant’s Clothing?

May 29, 2012

Devil’s Advocate: A Food Truck in Restaurant’s Clothing?

Can a single-item menu and a stellar craft beer list break a real estate curse? Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Rachel’s Restaurant Recs: Day-Trip Dining Destinations

May 25, 2012

Rachel’s Restaurant Recs: Day-Trip Dining Destinations

Kick off summer with these river-town restaurants, where the food is as good as the views! Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Chef Adam Vickerman Gems at Cafe Levain

May 24, 2012

DeRushaEats: Chef Adam Vickerman Gems at Cafe Levain

The dining room is open to the kitchen—perfect for you to keep your eye on a young chef who's getting the job done. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


New Urban Farm Ready to Serve Minneapolis

May 23, 2012

New Urban Farm Ready to Serve Minneapolis

Starting in mid-June, California Street Farm will be fulfilling CSA shares to members and hosting an onsite farm stand. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Basil Blossom Sangria

May 22, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Basil Blossom Sangria

Add fresh herbs and orange blossom water for a fast hit of flavor. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Lefties Catch a Break

May 22, 2012

Minnesota Lefties Catch a Break

The Left Handed Cook, named after leftie chef and owner Thomas Kim, is now officially open in Midtown Global Market. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Asparagus Never Looked So Good

May 21, 2012

Asparagus Never Looked So Good

If you're an asparagus fan, or haven't visited the lovely Black Forest patio in a while, don't delay. Spargelfest is running now through May 27. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Why I Bought Barrio a New Toilet Seat

May 18, 2012

Why I Bought Barrio a New Toilet Seat

My first week on MNMO's food beat, and I've already encountered a doozy... Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (10)


DeRushaEats: Angel Food Bakery

May 17, 2012

DeRushaEats: Angel Food Bakery

I'm excited about Angel Food Bakery in downtown Minneapolis, despite some opening day hiccups. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


The Buzz About Bees—And Beez Kneez

May 16, 2012

The Buzz About Bees—And Beez Kneez

From Community Bees on Bikes and Beez Kneez to Minneapolis allowing beekeeping in the city, there's a lot to learn. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Potato Galette

May 15, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Potato Galette

Buttery layers of crispy potatoes make a lovely meal! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Mother’s Day Mozzarella, 1-2-3

May 14, 2012

Mother’s Day Mozzarella, 1-2-3

The best time to eat fresh cheese is minutes after it’s made, still gooey and barely cooled. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Slow Fire by Dr. BBQ

May 11, 2012

Slow Fire by Dr. BBQ

Time to (wo)man the grill. Let Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe guide you with this cookbook—and his GrillFest demos. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


DeRushaEats: The Hot List

May 10, 2012

DeRushaEats: The Hot List

Four columns for the price of one today. From the Beard to Bubba, to Francioli and Farmers, here comes the DeRushaEats Hot List. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Wisconsin Roadtrip Pitstop: Castle Rock Organic Dairy

May 9, 2012

Wisconsin Roadtrip Pitstop: Castle Rock Organic Dairy

Wisconsin is a nearby getaway with plenty of options for hungry travelers. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

May 8, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

A Sunday brunch favorite, perfect for Mother’s Day! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Peanuts, Popcorn, and More at Target Field

May 7, 2012

Savvy Mom: Peanuts, Popcorn, and More at Target Field

A Twins adventure worth fighting for! Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


New Vintage May 15—Patio Season

May 4, 2012

New Vintage May 15—Patio Season

Next up for our wine club is wine best enjoyed in the warmer months! Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


DeRushaEats: Mona Restaurant

May 3, 2012

DeRushaEats: Mona Restaurant

So far Mona Restaurant, led by chef Lisa Hanson, is extremely promising. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Duo's Farming Dream is Just Ducky

May 2, 2012

Duo's Farming Dream is Just Ducky

Thanks to a Kickstarter fundraising campaign, LTD Farm can raise more ducks and produce many more eggs. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


FreshTartSteph: Nettle Salt

May 1, 2012

FreshTartSteph: Nettle Salt

Be a forager in your own back yard, then make this lovely salt! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (5)


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