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.

What do Super Bowl parties, cut-throat cook-offs, fevered disagreements and multicultural appeal have in common? Give up? Chili, silly! As the warmth fades from our days, our appetites naturally turn toward rib-sticking heartiness, and nothing satisfies like chili.

a little spice is just what you need, so we’ve scoured the area for the
best spicy dishes and found a little something for everyone. From those
who prefer to sweat while you eat to those who are a certified “one

Cooking meals at home reaps many benefits, but keeping up with the latest nutrition trends sometimes proves to be a land mine of confusing choices; eggs are in this week; coconut oil is suddenly good for you; the coffee debate rages on.

  With the last month of summer upon us, trips to the beach become scarcer and back-to-school shopping will commence. But just because September is quickly approaching doesn’t mean that the joys of summer are gone yet.

One of the best parts of summer might very well be putting your feet up with an ice-cold beverage in hand. And lucky for us, there’s a plethora of local restaurants serving up everything from thirst-quenching margaritas to fruit-filled smoothies. Here are nine of our favorite picks. Bottoms up!