Five Twin Cities chefs are among the contenders for Best Chef: Midwest, and the full list of James Beard Award semifinalists features several other local chefs and restaurants.
Food & Drink
The holidays are over, and after all those family dinners and parties, you probably don’t want to look at your stove for weeks. But taking kids out to eat can sometimes be a hassle. On one hand, you get out of the house and don’t have to cook.
Make your visions of sugarplums a reality this December with seasonal specialties from local restaurants and bakeries. From the traditional to the fanciful, our picks are sure to keep you jolly as an elf, and you don’t have to go over the river and through the woods to get them.
Hallelujah! Our Farmers Market is open for the season. A jaunt to the outdoor
market is one of our favorite summer pastimes. It’s so much more than just a
place for farmers to peddle their produce; at the very least, it is a community
The holiday season is ripe for entertaining, and these two Maple Grove spots offer unique items that put a new spin on the holiday meal while leaving a lasting impression on your guests.
Maple Grove residents are by no means deprived of options when it comes to food...and the types of foods being offered around town are certainly shifting. Many families are now taking part in the healthy-foods and shopping-in-the-organic-aisle crazes.
Although Maple Grove doesn’t have its own craft brewery, you can still experience the great local brews Minnesota has to offer. Here, we’ve mapped out a brew hop of six bars in Maple Grove with local beers on tap for your sipping pleasure.
Eating out involves more than food these days: the dining experience has grown into an interactive activity that builds community, and trivia nights have hit Maple Grove by storm. Many restaurants, bars, pubs or taverns feature some kind of trivia contest event.
Philadelphia created the Philly Cheese Steak. The South is known for their smoky barbecue chicken and pork sandwiches. Omaha claims ownership of the Reuben. But in Maple Grove? Subs piled high with meat, cheese and veggies seem to be the most popular sandwich candidate.