The James Beard Foundation on Wednesday dished out the list of semifinalists for the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards and they include 11 Minnesota restaurants and chefs. The foundation received close to 40,000 nomination submissions, open to anyone, for the restaurant and chef awards, according to its website . Then critics, writers and editors chose the Read more →
The second wave of James Beard Foundation awards were handed out last night in New York City, but unlike Friday, when Twin Cities based Andrew Zimmern was among the winners, the awards went elsewhere on the culinary map. Restaurateurs Michelle Gayer of “Salty Tart,” and Jack Riebel, of “Butcher & the Boar” had been finalists Read more →
Travel Channel host and food writer Andrew Zimmern, and “The Perennial Plate” hosts Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine, get to bring James Beard Foundation media awards home to the Twin Cities. The prestigious awards were announced Friday night in New York City. Zimmern was named Outstanding Personality/Host for his show “Bizarre Foods America.” Klein and Read more →
Writers have the Pulitzers, actors have the Academy Awards, and foodie fans have the James Beard Awards, which are handed out tonight and Monday in New York City. Minnesota had a big showing in the semifinal round, as we reported here in February. When the final nominees were announced in March, the showing had been Read more →
Even the most enthusiastic winter lovers are getting a little tired of this… (Auto dealership on March 5, 2013, in Bloomington, Minn./AP photo) Here are are 10 things to look forward to as you wait out the coming storm…feel free to add to the list 1. That day it’s obvious spring has arrived (Lyndale Read more →
A struggling restaurant would get to stay open, while the city of St. Paul takes a $487,000 loss under a proposal that goes before the city council next week.
Hmong American produce growers are scoping for parcels to rent or purchase in time for the spring planting.
Beek’s is where many of us earned our first paychecks or went on our first nerve-wracking dates.
A new cookbook traces Minnesota’s Asian food origins.
Bruce Springsteen performs at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images) During his pair of concerts this week at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, rock star Bruce Springsteen called on fans to help fight hunger- and they answered. Fans donated more than $17,000 to Second Harvest Heartland food bank, about $6000 more Read more →