Event Tickets My Account Advertise About Us Contact Us Archive RSS Newsletters

October 2012


A Lutefisk Alternative at ASI

October 31, 2012

A Lutefisk Alternative at ASI

Does Grandma always drag you to the Swedish Institute feed? Start a new holiday tradition this year. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


October 30, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Momofuku Ginger Scallion Sauce

Toss with hot noodles for the best meal you’ve had in weeks. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (4)


How to Get Your Chestnuts Roasting

October 29, 2012

How to Get Your Chestnuts Roasting

'Tis the season—but follow these tips for buying fresh chestnuts and roasting them to perfection. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Bangkok Thai Deli Moving!

October 26, 2012

Bangkok Thai Deli Moving!

Get your fix before Oct. 31st Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Red Pepper Hummus with Seasoned Fresh-Baked Pita Chips

October 25, 2012

Red Pepper Hummus with Seasoned Fresh-Baked Pita Chips

It’s super easy to make your own hummus for parties or snacking. Fresh-baked pita chips make it even better! Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Zucchini Frico (Toasted Parmesan Crisp)

October 23, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Zucchini Frico (Toasted Parmesan Crisp)

Time for a dinner party! Crunchy fried cheese, ready in minutes. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Savvy Mom: Top Halloween Candy

October 22, 2012

Savvy Mom: Top Halloween Candy

So many variables, and so many sweet choices. Here are my picks—with some healthier alternatives from the co-ops. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota-Made Halloween Candy for Grown-Ups

October 19, 2012

Minnesota-Made Halloween Candy for Grown-Ups

Why raid a kid's stash when you can treat yourself to the good stuff? Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Thai Turkey Meatballs

October 18, 2012

Thai Turkey Meatballs

These easy-to-make exotic-flavored meatballs work equally well atop rice for a main dish or as hors d’oeuvres—with optional green curry or Asian dipping sauce. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


DeRushaEats: First Drink - Summit's Newest Beer

October 18, 2012

DeRushaEats: First Drink - Summit's Newest Beer

Old 152 is crisp, clean, slightly bitter, and really a nice fall beer. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Rush Creek Reserve is Back!

October 17, 2012

Rush Creek Reserve is Back!

Uplands Cheese released their first batches of Rush Creek Reserve this week. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Linh Ho’s Collard Greens via Chef Doug Flicker

October 16, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Linh Ho’s Collard Greens via Chef Doug Flicker

Chef Doug Flicker’s staff meal from Come In, We’re Closed is rib-stickin’ Southern goodness. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Skyr is the New Greek Yogurt

October 12, 2012

Skyr is the New Greek Yogurt

Star Thrower is one step ahead of the trend Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Autumn Harvest Salad

October 11, 2012

Autumn Harvest Salad

Apples join spinach, dried cranberries, and a little bacon—which makes everything better—in a nutrient-packed salad. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


October 11, 2012

DeRushaEats: On The Road In Chicago

When I go back to Chicago, my wife and I always try to sneak away to the city to eat. Two great recent finds: The Purple Pig and Smoque BBQ. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Feeding a Hungry Zombie

October 10, 2012

Feeding a Hungry Zombie

Yes, you can eat brains in the Twin Cities. Plus: limited edition Brain Belt beer. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


FreshTartSteph Recipe: Pork Burgers

October 9, 2012

FreshTartSteph Recipe: Pork Burgers

Why the heck isn't a juicy, porky burger on every menu in this town? Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (3)


Savvy Mom: Hot Lunch is Now Haute Lunch!

October 8, 2012

Savvy Mom: Hot Lunch is Now Haute Lunch!

Time to give school lunches another try, you may be surprised by the improvements! Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Best Apple Everything, from Cider to Pie

October 5, 2012

Best Apple Everything, from Cider to Pie

Where to get the best hard cider, apple desserts, and more! Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Roasted-and-Stuffed Acorn Squash with Coral Pepper Sauce

October 4, 2012

Roasted-and-Stuffed Acorn Squash with Coral Pepper Sauce

Autumnal in spirit, this edible squash “bowl” is filled with summer goodness—tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini—and a red pepper sauce ramps up the drama. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Read and Eat with Slow Food Minnesota

October 3, 2012

Read and Eat with Slow Food Minnesota

If you’re busy squirreling away books and slow cooker recipes, Slow Food Minnesota has a couple of upcoming events for you. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Big Crowds for a Briny Feast

October 1, 2012

Big Crowds for a Briny Feast

St. Paul's Peter Street was packed for Meritage's 2nd Annual Oysterfest yesterday. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Ice Cream Outside, Before the Snow Flies

October 1, 2012

Ice Cream Outside, Before the Snow Flies

It's time to get to the lovely piazza at Crema Cafe, home of Sonny's Ice Cream, before it closes for the season. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


About This Blog

TC Taste answers your restaurant and dining questions, dishes on latest discoveries, reflects on breaking news, and generally bring the plate to the page with a skilled crew of experts: Minnesota Monthly Senior Editor Rachel Hutton, Sustainable Food Correspondent Marie Flanagan, Home Cook Stephanie Meyer, Chef Jason Ross, Savvy Mom Kristin Boldon, Food Writer Joy Summers, and Drinks & Real Food Senior Editor Mary Subialka. Learn more about the TC Taste bloggers.

Have a food-related question? Email rhutton@mnmo.com

Sign up for our monthly dining e-blast:

MNMO Dish Sign-up

The Latest in MNMO

REVIEWS QUICK BITES
Best New Restaurants Mosaic
Icehouse Cool Primebar
Haute Hot Dogs Technique
Culinary Cloning Fika
Birdhouse Takes Flight Corner Table
Best Bars Left Handed Cook
Creative Cocktailing A Lotta Burrata


* Access all reviews here. 

restaurants Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory