John Birge Feature Archive

This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss local high-end restaurants moving in more casual directions. (02/13/2015)
The King's Singers' Valentine's Day concert in Minneapolis this weekend is special for a couple of reasons: It's a program that's never been performed before, and it's created as a tribute to two special people, arts patrons Jerry and Cathie Fischer. John Birge speaks to two members of The King's Singers ahead of the concert. (02/11/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton talk about what to do, see, and eat in the northern Minnesota town of Ely. (01/30/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton look at places to visit in the summertime. (01/23/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss the hottest restaurant to open in 2014 -- Spoon and Stable. (01/16/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton examine the most anticipated restaurant openings coming up in 2015. (01/09/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss food trends -- what's in and what's out for 2015. (01/02/2015)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss the most notable restaurant openings and closings of 2014. (12/26/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton offer last minute ideas on what to buy for the people in your life who love food. (12/19/2014)
Composer Abbie Betinis continues a family tradition begun in 1922 by her great-grandfather by writing a new carol every year. For the 14th consecutive year, Betinis premieres this year's carol on Classical MPR. Her new carol is called 'Peace with Me Now'. (12/17/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss the "Restaurateurs of the Year" -- the chef/owners of Travail. (12/12/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss three brand new restaurants which rose to the top of the pack this year. (12/05/2014)
Giving Thanks, the annual Thanksgiving special hosted by Classical MPR's John Birge, is a poets' corner of sorts this year, featuring work by Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou and Dylan Thomas, among others. "A lot of things came together that I wasn't even necessarily planning," Birge says. (11/25/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss more sustainable, humane alternatives for purchasing a Thanksgiving turkey. (11/21/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss three new and interesting restaurants on St. Paul's Payne Avenue. (11/14/2014)