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  • Dining with Dara: Asian fusion, Minnesota style
    Asian fusion cuisine has been a national trend for years, but it's had a harder time taking root here in Minnesota. A couple of big-name attempts at Asian fusion in the Twin Cities have flopped, but some homegrown fusion restaurants are having more success.August 18, 2011
  • Ice cream makers try to eat high ingredient costs
    The cost of the milk, butter fat and sugar that are key to making ice cream have spiked this year, but most ice cream makers haven't passed much of the cost along to customers. They don't feel like they can, saying customers will only pay so much in a down economy, even for high-end treats.August 14, 2011
  • Dinner Party Download's Icebreaker Episode
    Back by popular demand, it's another all-star, all-icebreaker show on the Dinner Party Download -- almost every joke we've aired in the last year, collected in one segment.August 12, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: The Lazy Gourmand's Guide to Great Fishing
    This week, Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl has a tip for a fishing experience that's quite different than the traditional one.August 3, 2011
  • Bright Ideas with Chef Isaac Becker
    Bright Ideas host Stephen Smith speaks with chef Isaac Becker from 112 Eatery and Bar LaGrassa. Becker won this year's James Beard award for best chef in the Midwest.Midday, July 29, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Wine Like Cola
    Last week we focused on white wines in the summertime and the way they can resemble lemonade. This week, red wines like cola!July 20, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Drink Whites Like Lemonades, Reds Like Colas
    Our food and wine authority Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl has a lot to share about wine today.July 13, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Vellee Deli Food Truck
    Our food and dining guru Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl says the taste of the upcoming weekend is undoubtedly Vellee Deli, the Hmong (and Vietnamese, and Korean, and Thai) Food Truck, to Celebrate The Annual 4th of July Hmong Sports Festival.July 1, 2011
  • Tasting upper Midwest pies with the Heavy Table
    Jim Norton and friends at the Heavy Table blog actually took on the task of tasting some 14 pies this weekend from pie bakeries from around the region, and he joined All Things Considered to talk about the results.June 22, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Minnesota Knows Candy
    Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl checked in this morning with her take on some of the best candy in the twin cities.June 22, 2011
  • Talking about Minnesota food with James Norton
    As a new feature on All Things Considered, we're going to look at the food and trends of Minnesota — and not just the Twin Cities — with someone food writer and blogger James Norton.June 15, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Street Food and Chef Truck Season Is Here!
    It's food truck season.May 6, 2011
  • Dining With Dara: Ramen, And Not The Styrofoam Kind
    Each Wednesday, Minnesota Monthly Senior Editor Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl talks to The Current's Steve Seel and Jill Riley about what's new and noteworthy on the Minnesota food scene.April 27, 2011
  • What's your favorite restaurant dish?
    Restaurant critic Rick Nelson has put out a list of some of the classic dishes from Twin Cities eateries. Midmorning invites you to share some of your favorites.Midmorning, April 21, 2011
  • FDA proposes calorie counts on menus
    The requirements will force chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, along with bakeries, grocery stores, convenience stores and coffee chains, to clearly post the amount of calories in each item on menus, both in restaurants and drive-through lanes.April 1, 2011

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