Food & Drink

James Beard-winning chef Gavin Kaysen, owner of Demi, Spoon and Stable and Bellecour

James Beard–winning chef Gavin Kaysen opened Demi, his third restaurant in the Twin Cities, this year in Minneapolis. We chatted with him about the three distinct brands, what he loves about cooking in the Twin Cities and what’s on the horizon.

James Beard Award-winning chef Ann Kim of Young Joni embraces her mother.

The most prestigious awards in the restaurant industry have been handed out, and one Twin Cities chef is heading home with some hardware.

A local summer beer sits on a patio table next to a grapefruit.

LynLake Brewery, Waconia Brewing Company, Wooden Hill Brewing and Steel Toe Brewing offer up their best beers for summer nights.

A flight of craft beers sits on a bar. Behind, a row of craft beers on tap.

By: Anthony Brousseau

With so many different craft breweries and beers to try in Minnesota, how do you sort the wheat from the chaff?

Rincon 38, home chefs, home cooking

Rincon 38 co-owner Hector Ruiz offers tips for home chefs.

RINCON 38, tapas, tapas restaurants, Sergio Millan, Hector Ruiz, Spanish food, Spanish restaurants

At Rincon 38, the menu is all tapas all the time, but the complexity of the flavors, intense in all the right ways and places, will put you in mind of French cuisine.

Grapefruit Mojito, Drinks, cocktails, mojito recipe, summer cocktails, summer drinks, liquor boy

This light but flavorful cocktail recipe serves two - perfect for a spring or summertime date night!

happy hour, best happy hour, happy hour south minneapolis, happy hour st. louis park, nightingale, park tavern, lake and irving, mccoy's public house, yard house, the loop west end

Whether you’re grabbing an after-work drink or looking for an affordable date night, City South has plenty of great happy hour options.

Local foodie Instagram Influencer Shawn Rodgers

We tracked down one of City South's finest foodie influences for a Q+A that will have you craving all things food.

Doug Hudson holding a bottle of homemade wine from a winemaking kit

With the rise of cooking competition TV shows and Netflix streamers about homespun desserts, it’s easy to get caught up in the magic and pride that comes with creating restaurant-quality delicacies in the comfort of your own home.

Lake & Irving's cheeseburger, our editor's pick for the best burger in south Minneapolis

A special pick for the food & wine issue.