• Healthy food effort starts at day care sites
    A new program designed to serve healthy, locally grown food to young children kicks off on Monday at 62 child care centers around Minnesota.June 17, 2013
  • Midwestern cuisine? They know it when they eat it
    Our guests discuss what we mean when we talk about Midwestern cuisine.The Daily Circuit, June 6, 2013
  • Appetites: Twin Cities home to numerous vibrant farmers markets
    It's time to talk farmers markets with Beth Dooley here on Appetites. She is the author of "Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers' Market Cookbook."May 1, 2013
  • Friday Festival: Cheese shop raises money for cheesemonger scholarship
    Local cheesemonger Benjamin Roberts is raising money for a cheesemonger education fund this weekend at the two cheese shops he runs -- France 44 in Minneapolis and St. Paul Cheese Shop in St. Paul. A portion of the proceeds will go for a cheese scholarship in honor of the woman he describes as his "cheese mentor." Benjamin Roberts spoke with MPR's Tom Crann.April 26, 2013
  • Surly Brewing to build new facility in Minneapolis' Prospect Park area
    Surly Brewing Co. has purchased a site in the Prospect Park area of Minneapolis to build a new brewery and taproom.April 15, 2013
  • Record number of entries in cheese contest
    Judges at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest will consider more than 1,700 cheeses entered in the contest at Lambeau Field.March 10, 2013
  • Appetites: 5 things you should know about the James Beard Awards
    Rachel Hutton, senior editor of Minnesota Monthly magazine, told MPR's Tom Crann five things you should know about the James Beards Awards -- including the chances of a local nominee winning.February 20, 2013
  • Butcher & the Boar gets James Beard nomination
    A new Minneapolis restaurant, Butcher & the Boar, has been named a semifinalist in the the James Beard Awards as Best New Restaurant in the country. A record 17 Minnesota restaurants and chefs have been named semifinalists for the awards, the pre-eminent competition that recognizes the culinary arts.February 19, 2013
  • Bright Ideas with Omar Ansari
    Omar Ansari, the founder of Surly Brewing Co., talked with MPR's Stephen Smith, host of the "Bright Ideas" series, before a live audience in the UBS Forum on November 27, 2012.November 27, 2012
  • Turkey Confidential
    On this Thanksgiving Day, we can help you in the kitchen. The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper hosts Turkey Confidential, a live call-in program from 10 a.m. to noon, to solve your last-minute turkey emergencies. She has help from chefs like Marcus Samuelsson and Rick Bayless.November 22, 2012
  • What happens if Twinkies really do go away?
    Let's not panic. We all know that Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder bread and the rest of Hostess Brands' oddly everlasting foods aren't going away any time soon, even if the food culture that created them is gasping its last.November 16, 2012
  • A new guide to the Twin Cities' best food
    The Twin Cities area has a vibrant and growing food scene. Food writer James Norton has made a valiant effort to catalog it and present it in a guide called "The Food Lovers Guide to the Twin Cities." He spoke to MPR's Tom Crann about some of the most notable eateries in the Twin Cities.October 12, 2012
  • Dining with Dara: Frozen yogurt is hot again
    Any attentive city dweller has noticed them: New frozen yogurt shops have popped up all over the Twin Cities. Our regular food and dining correspondent, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, senior editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, is here to tell us where they came from, and which are the best.May 31, 2012
  • Dining with Dara: Urban fish farms may transform MInn. food scene
    When you think of Minnesota fish, you usually think of 10,000 lakes, a boat and a line, and a campfire fish fry. But that may be changing, according to our regular food and dining critic Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl. She's says there's a new indoor trend for raising fish in Minnesota.May 17, 2012
  • Dining with Dara: Locally grown tomatoes in winter
    If you've been in a Minnesota grocery store during the last year you've surely noticed them: Minnesota tomatoes, being sold in months that shouldn't have Minnesota tomatoes -- months like March, April and May. Our food and dining correspondent, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine's Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, explains this tomato phenomenon.March 29, 2012

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