Cook with Chef Gavin Kaysen, Kind Of

You probably know Chef Gavin Kaysen as the force behind Minneapolis Foodie-Favorite, Spoon and Stable. And if you’ve been lucky enough to snag a reservation at the ever-popular restaurant, perhaps you’ve even seen him in his element. But if you haven’t, don’t worry. You can cook with him. Kind of. Chef Kaysen is President Cheese’s Chef […]

The Country’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

By now, you probably know that the country’s first vegan butcher shop opened up earlier this year in Northeast Minneapolis. But did you know that many people have a hard time saying its name? It’s true. “I think we’re going to make a video on how to say ‘Herbivorous,’” says Aubry Walch, one-half of the […]

Cochon555 Trots into Minneapolis

What do you get when you combine five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers, five sommeliers, five barkeeps and more? Cochon555, of course, which is an epic culinary competition that’s returning to Minneapolis on February 21. So what exactly is Cochon555? It’s when five chefs cook five heritage breed pigs in a friendly competition for a cause. […]

Calling All Aspiring Female Chefs

Calling all aspiring female chefs: how would you like the opportunity to work alongside the likes of chef and restauranteur Kim Bartmann and other top industry leaders? The James Beard Foundation (JBF) is granting you the opportunity and is now accepting applications for its 2016 Women in Culinary Leadership Grant program. The mentoring program was launched in 2012 […]

Pay It Forward Thanksgiving

Taher, Inc. is a local contract food service management company. Although based in the Twin Cities, the company provides K-12 school lunch management, campus dining, senior dining, business dining and catering, summer camp dining, and vending and office coffee services to clients in a growing nationwide footprint. And for the past four years at Thanksgiving, the […]

Winter Markets 2015

Although it’s not quite winter, summer has definitely left us and the winter market season is upon us. And that’s not such a bad thing as the options are plenty for all sorts of winter markets in all sorts of settings. There are some that run throughout the colder months while others last only a […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events October 30 – November 1

Pick 3 Weekend Events October 30 – November 1

It’s a big weekend. Of course, Saturday is Halloween, and if you are still unsure what you want to do, check out these five ideas. If Halloween is not your thing but shopping is, be sure to check out Pop-Up Minneapolis on Friday and/or Saturday (and see how to get VIP tickets for half-price). And finally, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events October 23 – 25

Pick 3 Weekend Events October 23 – 25

Are you ready for the last full weekend in October? Of course, there is plenty of Halloween fun to be had, and the pumpkin patches are still going strong. And there is more. In our Pick 3 Events, we have a Preview Party at the Walker, an early Halloween festival and a chili cook-off. Check […]

Are You the Next MasterChef?

Do you like to cook? Do you aspire to be on a reality show? Do you think you have what it takes to be the next MasterChef? If you answered yes you might be interested to know that the MasterChef judges are coming to Minneapolis looking for the best home cooks in the country. It’s […]

Minneapolis to Me – Chef Josh Brown

Minneapolis to Me (MtM) is a segment where we feature someone with a connection to Minneapolis. Our goal with this is you to introduce you to people you may otherwise not get the pleasure to know, and hopefully learn an interesting nugget or two. This week, meet Chef Josh Brown!   Where do you live? South Minneapolis.   Where […]