The most prestigious awards in the restaurant industry have been handed out, and one Twin Cities chef is heading home with some hardware.
Food & Drink
It’s that time of year again. Love is in the air. Stuck on what to buy your Valentine this holiday? Chocolate is a solid go-to option and many shops in the area offer festive specials.
To make the most of the citrus season, we turned to Rachael Perron, culinary director for Kowalski’s Companies, and Rick Frazer, executive chef at Cravings Wine Bar and Grille, for some suggestions and recipes. “It can be no coincidence that most citrus fruits resemble the sun,” Perron says.
January is an opportune time to step out of your wine comfort zone and taste a new blend. Whether with a hearty stew or a bowl of fresh fruit, flavors lend themselves to different pairings.
Woodbury recently received a culinary upgrade: Our local Kowalski’s Market is the first Twin Cities location to sell Vom Fass’s oil, vinegar and spice flavors. “Minneapolis and St.
It’s the best of times; it’s the worst of times. It’s dinner with the family. Like a good old-fashioned buffet line, when you’re with this crowd you get a little bit of everything. The plate-piled-high dinners, excited storytelling and happy news sharing over everyone’s favorite dessert.
This time of year, you’re doing a lot of serious eating. The holidays will do that to you. So when you go out this month, you might not have room in your belly for a tall stack of buttermilk pancakes, a full-on steak dinner or a stroll down the all-you-can-eat buffet line.
Name: Naomi Baird
Bar: The Tavern Grill
When to visit her: Weekdays during happy hour (3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close)
Of course the French invented it: in involves copious amounts of cheese, special equipment, and is deliciously decadent.
Every so often, a deep, rumbling, primal craving overtakes you, and a voice inside your head says with finality and absolution: Must. Have. Meat. No measly burger patty will suffice. No meatballs, no drumsticks, no chops. For this kind of hankering, there’s only one entrée that makes the cut.
With five restaurants already under its belt, Cowboy Jack’s opened its first east metro location in Woodbury in May.