Minnesota chef Justin Sutherland has 'Northern Soul'

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Chef Justin Sutherland is out with a new cookbook, "Northern Soul."
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Chef and restaurateur Justin Sutherland has been taking the cooking world by storm. 

Maybe you’ve tried the ribs at Handsome Hog, his pork-centric restaurant in St. Paul. He also operates Obachan Noodles and Chicken, Chickpea Hummus Bar, The Gnome, Woodfire Cantina and Gray Duck Tavern. 

This fall, he came out with a new cookbook that returns to his roots, “Northern Soul: Southern-Inspired Home Cooking from a Northern Kitchen.” 

And, he’s been making a splash on television. He won an “Iron Chef America” battle, was in the top six chefs on Bravo’s “Top Chef” season 16 and currently hosts “Fast Foodies” on TruTV. 

MPR News host Angela Davis talks with Sutherland about learning to cook from his grandmother, his restaurants and projects and his recovery from a boating accident this summer. 

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