New cookbook features recipes from top local chefs

'Twin Cities Chef's Table'
'Twin Cities Chef's Table' by Stephanie Meyer
Book cover courtesy of publisher

Food writer Stephanie Meyer joined The Daily Circuit to talk about her new collection of recipes from local chefs.

We asked listeners to tell us about their favorite local dishes they wish they could make at home.

21 coveted local dishes, according to you:

1.Burch's fried semolina, brown butter, sage (Meyer suggests making a gnocchi with ricotta to replicate texture)

2. Buca di Beppo's garlic mashed potatoes (an imitation recipe found here)

3. Salty Tart's plum tart (recipe in Meyer's book)

4. Modern Cafe's kale goat cheese cranberry

5. Walleye (you can find Minnesota-caught walleye in Red Lake)

6. Local co-op's baked tofu cilantro pesto

7. Cossetta's pizza dough

8. Oceanaire hashbrowns

9. Corner Table's pork belly and ratatouille (Meyer tried to replicate ratatouille recipe here)

10. Heartland's trout dish (recipe in Meyer's book)

11. Haute Dish's mushroom roll stuffed with crab and gruyere (recipe in Meyer's book)

12. Quang's Pho Ga

13. 112 Eatery's stringozzi with lamb ragu and their foie gras and lardons salad

14. Duluth Grill ratatouille (They have a cookbook)

15. Ciao Bella's burger

16. Bar La Grassa's gnocchi with orange and cauliflower

17. Rustica's danish and butter cakes

18. Brasa's jalapeno creamed spinach

19. George and the Dragon's 5 spice pork

20. Afro Deli's Afro steak dinner

21. Saffron's Moroccan duck kefta

What dishes have you tried in the Twin Cities that you'd like to try making yourself? Have you tried to replicate a dish from a restaurant? Leave your comments below.

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