Shrimp salad with peas (or celery), dill, and tarragon.

Here's the story and the recipe behind the ultimate in summer salads

This salad is a highlight from what may rank as 2020's most useful new cookbook.

Corn and tomatoes turn quiche into a summertime favorite

July 8
Bacon, Corn and Tomato Quiche.
There's plenty of bacon in this mealtime pleaser.

A cold and delicious treat with local berries

July 8
Any Berry Sorbet or Granita
Think granita or sorbet from local berries.
Eat & Drink
July 10
Scoops of Lemon Party, Tres Leches with Strawberry Churros and Cherry ice cream, from Bebo Zito Ice Cream.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week

Food writers Rick Nelson and Sharyn Jackson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Eat & Drink
July 10
Marine Landing b.o.t.m. in Marine on St. Croix offers spectacular river views.

Soak up the sunshine on these 5 Twin Cities restaurant patios

Grand Catch Dig into a shellfish boil on the restaurant’s quiet alley patio. Chef Sameh Wadi also packs his menu with fried green tomatoes, lobster…
Customers and former employees visited with Muddy Waters staffers on the restaurant's last night of service. It was an emotional scene at Muddy Waters
Eat & Drink
Restaurant roll call: Closings continue, but a few openings brighten the mood
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What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.
Eat & Drink
July 8
Bellecour is launching a bakery/cafe pop-up at Cooks of Crocus Hill in the North Loop. Credit: Rick Nelson

Chef Gavin Kaysen is opening a Bellecour bakery pop-up in the North Loop

The bakery/cafe will take over a portion of Cooks of Crocus Hill, across the street from Kaysen's Spoon and Stable restaurant.
Eat & Drink
July 7
Many farmers markets across the Twin Cities will reopen in the coming days.

These Twin Cities farmers markets are open or will be opening in the next week

As the growing season progresses, more and more farmers markets are up and running in the metro area.
Eat & Drink
July 7
Fuji-Ya.

Fuji Ya, one of Minneapolis' first Japanese restaurants, closes after 60 years

Pioneering riverfront sushi spot later moved to Lyn-Lake, where it has been a mainstay since 2000.
Eat & Drink
July 7
In Bloom, located in St. Paul’s Keg and Case Market, featured a dramatic 20-foot wood-burning hearth.

In Bloom, the four-star anchor to St. Paul's Keg and Case Market, has closed

The fine dining restaurant, which focused on hearth cooking, opened in 2018.
Eat & Drink
July 5
The patio at the new Handsome Hog in St. Paul.

Place these 6 Twin Cities patios on your outdoor dining list

Patio dining is more essential than ever before. Here are some spots to try.
Eat & Drink
July 4
Dwight Alexander, right, loaded chicken wings into his smoker, on the street in front of his takeout restaurant Smoke in the Pit.

'Food is how we grieve': Cooks feed mourners and demonstrators at the George Floyd memorial

Tents, carts, food trucks and trailers, grills and a smoker radiate out from this intersection-turned-memorial.
Inspired
July 3
The Dripping Root juice bar is expected to open in August in south Minneapolis.

Delayed by pandemic and unrest, new black-owned juice bar coming to south Minneapolis

"I am a black woman. I am a single mom. All odds are literally supposed to be against me. And it's happening," says owner of the Dripping Root.
Taste
July 3
Community-supported agriculture groups, or CSAs, are growing in popularity.

CSA members and fresh-food fans, join our 'Out of the Box' Facebook group

Ever at a loss for what to do with all the kohlrabi in your CSA box? Ever go crazy snapping up food at the farmers market and then wonder, now what? This group is for you.
Taste
July 3

Out of the Box

Whether you are a CSA member or a farmers market devotee, we want to help you make great meals with seasonal, fresh produce. Can’t figure out what to do with those radishes or kohlrabi and various types of squash? This is the place for you.
Eat & Drink
July 3
Doughscuit from Trattoria Mucci.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week

Food writers Sharyn Jackson and Rick Nelson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Eat & Drink
July 2
Customers and former employees visited with Muddy Waters staffers on the restaurant's last night of service. It was an emotional scene at Muddy Waters

Restaurant roll call: Closings continue, but a few openings brighten the mood

What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.
Eat & Drink
July 1
Bent Paddle Venture Pils

10 easy-drinking Minnesota beers for summertime

There are plenty of options locally for the festivities.
Taste
July 1
Stuffed roasted peppers

Time to pick up some peppers

The colorful ones have the best flavors.
Variety
July 1
Gingered Thai Steak and Pepper Salad

A celebration of food, flag and each other for a flavorful July 4th

There will be fewer of us than usual at the picnic this weekend. In fact, you may be able to count everyone on one hand.…
Eat & Drink
July 1
The bar inside of Keegan's Irish Pub Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Minneapolis, MN.

Keegan's Irish Pub and Red's Savoy in Northeast are permanently closed

Facing losses from the virus, the Irish bar and the pizza restaurant have closed their doors
Eat & Drink
June 30
Rush River Produce in Maiden Rock, Wis., has acres and acres of blueberries. TOM WALLACE • Star Tribune file

Minnesota blueberry and raspberry U-pick farms are open and ready for visitors

Those blueberries and raspberries aren't going to pick themselves.
Eat & Drink
June 29
Rustica is opening its long-planned Southdale location on June 29.

Rustica bakery is opening a Southdale location next week

The new Edina location debuts on June 29.
Variety
June 27
State Fair food vendors are setting up in parking lots, vacant county fairgrounds and grassy areas all over the metro area, to draw those hungry for a

Corn dogs at the VFW, mini-donuts in a parking lot: Vendors get creative to hawk State Fair food

With the Minnesota State Fair called off, vendors are thinking outside the midway.

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