John Birge Feature Archive

As college students leave their campuses with diplomas and empty stomachs, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton talk about where students can learn a valuable life skill: how to cook. (05/30/2014)
With Memorial Day weekend upon us and many people heading to their cabins, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton look at a couple places to eat in the Brainerd Lakes area. (05/23/2014)
With Amtrak now running out of Union Depot in St. Paul, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton talk about where to eat if one were to take the train to Red Wing, Minn. (05/16/2014)
As the fishing season opens, John Birge and Rachel Hutton talk about where to find Minnesota's state fish without the use of a rod and reel. (05/09/2014)
The University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium celebrates its grand re-opening with a concert by the Minnesota Orchestra. John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton talk about where to eat before the music begins. (05/02/2014)
This week's Moveable Feast falls a few days after Earth Day, which is why John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss eating locally and sustainably. (04/25/2014)
It's Easter weekend, and for a lot of people, that means brunch. That's why on this week's Moveable Feast, John Birge and Rachel Hutton talk about places that are good for brunch, whether Easter or any special occasion. (04/18/2014)
Minnesota Opera's new 'Magic Flute' is not merely a new production; it's a brand-new way of putting opera on a stage. And Mozart's original music remains pristine. We heard some of it sung as cast members Jesse Blumberg and Tracey Engleman join Classical MPR's John Birge in the studio. (04/11/2014)
With tax day approaching on April 15, John Birge and Rachel Hutton talk about good places to find cheap eats if you owe taxes, and good places to splurge if you're receiving a tax refund. (04/11/2014)
Monday, April 7, is the Minnesota Twins' home opener. That's why on today's Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton talk about places to eat in and around Target Field. (04/04/2014)
The words "Brass Symposium" raise the pulse of many music lovers, so you'll find plenty of excitement at the Brass Symposium at the University of Minnesota School of Music this weekend. Professor of Trombone Tom Ashworth organized the event, and he stopped by to talk about it with Classical MPR's John Birge. (04/02/2014)
This time of year means March Madness basketball. And what better to pair with that than a good-tasting craft beer? John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss Minnesota's craft-beer industry on this week's Moveable Feast. (03/28/2014)
It may not look like it outside, but spring arrived yesterday. That got John Birge and 'Minnesota Monthly' editor Rachel Hutton talking about seasonal foods on this week's Moveable Feast. (03/21/2014)
Moveable Feast is about where to go and what to eat, so with Monday's Irish observance on the horizon, John Birge and Rachel Hutton talk about places to go for St. Patrick's Day. (03/14/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Rachel Hutton talk about some delectable finds that were discovered in the writing of Minnesota Monthly's 2014 Food and Wine issue. (03/07/2014)