Minneapolis to Me – Jordan Swiler

Minneapolis to Me – Jordan Swiler

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 Jordan Swiler! Chef Jordan Swiler was appointed to lead the culinary operations […]

Mexican Chef Exchange in Minneapolis

Mark your calendar for October 13, 14 and 15 as four prominent chefs from Mexico City will take over three Twin Cities restaurant hotspots, cooking some authentic cuisine of Mexico City (we’re told they’re even brining ingredients directly from Mexico with them to ensure flavor and authenticity). The exchange is part of an initiative by Sabores CDMX […]

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 […]

Luminaries Retreat in the St. Croix Valley

If you’ve ever wanted to go on a wellness and/or fitness retreat but weren’t quite sure where to find one in the area, your answer is here: Luminaries Retreat in the St. Croix Valley. Located just 45 minutes north of the Twin Cities in the twin towns of Taylors Falls, MN and St. Croix Falls, […]

Little Mekong Night Market

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend that includes great culture and outstanding food, check out the Little Mekong Night Market, on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24. Happening in the heart of Little Mekong District in St. Paul on Western Ave. and expanding into the new upcoming Little Mekong Plaza, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 15 – 17

Is it really already the middle of July? Seriously, how did that happen? Time flies when you’re having fun, they say, so we must be having a blast. And, another weekend is upon us with once again lots to do. In our Pick 3 Events, we have a local business on national TV, an annual […]

Farm to Table at Parkway Pizza

Every summer, Minneapolis-based Parkway Pizza offers their “Farmer’s Market Pizza,” using fresh ingredients from the local farmers market. This year, however, instead of hitting the farmers market every week, Parkway Pizza has partnered up with Growing Lots Urban Farm in the Longfellow neighborhood. The locally-owned pizza shop has purchased a CSA share from Growing Lots […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events May 13 – 15

Raise your hand if you can’t believe it’s already the middle of May! And per usual, the calendar is filled with lots of great stuff happening this weekend. It was hard to narrow it down to just three events, but we did it. And if you like ghosts, history, food, beer, giving to a good cause, […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events May 6 – 8

Welcome to the first full weekend in May! Of course, Mother’s Day is Sunday and it looks like Mother Nature is going to cooperate with some sunny skies and warm temps. As per usual, there is a lot more happening this weekend such as an anime festival, Kentucky Derby viewing parties, and a belated Cinco de […]

The Anthony Pizza Garden

What do you get when you combine students from a Minneapolis middle school with a neighborhood pizza place? The answer is the Anthony Middle School Pizza Garden. The idea grew (pun intended) from special education teacher, Dan Magnuson, who got involved in gardening through the Minneapolis Public Schools. Inspired by what he had learned, Dan wanted to […]