Food and Drink

‘The best weekend of my life‘: Minneapolis Chef Christina Nguyen lifts up family after big award night
Minneapolis-based chef Christina Nguyen reflects on her experiences after winning being named the Best Chef in the Midwest by the James Beard Foundation.
Appetites: Amateur baker brings a slice of Minnesota to the Great American Baking Show
An amateur baker from greater Minnesota made it to the finals on the Great American Baking Show, but not without bringing a piece of Minnesota with her.
Doing dim sum right: A brunch connoisseur shows a newbie around
You may think of eggs Benedict and mimosas when it comes to brunch — but what about shrimp dumplings and tea? That’s what dim sum is all about. And MPR News reporters Nicole Ki and Kyra Miles went out to find the best dim sum in town.
The Minnesota DNR wants your tasty fish recipes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants anglers to add their favorite fish recipe to the Wild Minnesota Recipe Exchange. The agency hopes the exchange will inspire people to try new ways to enjoy their piscatorial success.
Feel like the restaurant industry is failing? It may just be moving
The gut punch of losing a favorite dinner spot and the constant drum beat of restaurant closure news can make it feel like the industry isn’t doing well. But a new report suggests that might not be entirely true.
Charles Barkley asked: Where should he eat in Minnesota during Western Conference finals?
After the Minnesota Timberwolves made a historic comeback and won Game 7 against the Denver Nuggets, NBA analyst Charles Barkley asked for recommendations on where to eat in Minnesota while he’s in town for the Western Conference finals.
After long detour, Chef Sameh Wadi revives Saffron, the restaurant that never left his mind
After shuttering Saffron nearly eight years ago, Chef Sameh Wadi went on to World Street Kitchen and Milkjam Creamery in Minneapolis. Now, he’s ready to return to his roots.
Sean Sherman featured on ‘Top Chef: Wisconsin’ episode highlighting Indigenous cuisine
Sean Sherman, also known as the “Sioux Chef” was featured as a judge on the newest episode of “Top Chef: Wisconsin.”
Red Lobster closes dozens of locations across the U.S.
A restaurant liquidator announced that it’s auctioning off the equipment of over 50 Red Lobster locations that were recently closed. None of Red Lobster’s Minnesota locations are on the list — but a couple just across state lines are.