John Birge Feature Archive

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)
It's time for the annual Best of the Twin Cities issue of Minnesota Monthly. John Birge and Rachel Hutton discuss some of the winners of the culinary division. (11/07/2014)
This week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss fear and the foods we eat. (10/31/2014)
Philip Brunelle of VocalEssence and Dessa of the hip hop collective Doomtree join John Birge in the studio to talk about their collaboration and about the 'Made in Minnesota' concert on Sunday, Oct. 26. (10/24/2014)
Grilling season is coming to a close, so this week on Moveable Feast, John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton check out two places where you can get a good steak. (10/24/2014)
John Birge and Minnesota Monthly's Rachel Hutton discuss eateries on the west side of the Twin Cities, in Hopkins and Saint Louis Park. (10/17/2014)
Actors Sally Wingert and Kira Lace Hawkins, along with director Peter Rothstein, visit with John Birge about Theater Latte Da's production of Terrence McNally's play, 'Master Class'. They also perform a scene and an aria from the show. (10/16/2014)