Food

Leading Through the Pandemic: Restaurateur Tim Niver

“Leading Through the Pandemic” is a series focused on Twin Cities leaders and their reflections on the year of living during a pandemic and leading...
Tomme Beevas holds a handful of scotch bonnet peppers.

What Does Social Justice Taste Like?

With picnic tables lining the sidewalk and dancehall music floating into the street, the front of Pimento Jamaican Kitchen and Rum Bar is open, and...

Does your neighborhood affect your eating habits?  

“THE ACCESS THEY DESERVE” What are the restaurants like in your neighborhood? Are you able to walk somewhere to buy fresh produce? What kinds of foods are...

Our food system doesn’t work. So what can we do about...

A FULL-SERVICE SYSTEM “In the heartland, we have more than enough food to go around,” says Allison O’Toole of Second Harvest Heartland. “Our current food...

Local Chefs Come Together to Stop Asian Hate

Christina Nguyen knows food. But the chef/owner behind two of the Twin Cities most popular restaurants, Hai Hai and Hola Arepa, wasn't sure what...

Relish: Curried Lentils and Kale Mallung by Heather Jansz

WATCH: Local chef Health Jansz shows you how to experience "a rainbow in your mouth" by making some drool-worthy Sri Lankan food in your...

Minnesota Central Kitchen Is on a Mission to Feed Hungry Minnesotans  

GLOBAL CRISIS, LOCAL SOLUTION For Liz Mullen, the world almost stopped turning on March 16, 2020. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz had signed Executive Order 20-04, ordering the temporary closure...

Relish: Two Recipes with American Hazelnuts by Beth Dooley

WATCH: Local food lover and cookbook author Beth Dooley takes you from farm to kitchen with the versatile American hazelnut. Chef Yia Vang hosts.  SCROLL...

Relish: Tamales by Gustavo Romero

WATCH: Tamales? Did someone say tamales? Chef Gustavo Romero gives you the inside skinny on how to make Mexican "energy bars," a.k.a tamales. Chef...

What does food insecurity mean in Minnesota?  

  Hunger takes many forms in Minnesota: Parents skip meals so their children can eat, they water down milk so there's enough to go around...