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.

Zoe's Cafe Uptown Minneapolis coffee shop

Jack McCrery serves as co-owner and general manager of Zoe’s Cafe, and he brought along the whole family, too.

Owners of Minneapolis cat cafe Cafe Meow sit at a table with two cats.

Café Meow brings cat lovers and café-goers together.

Eugenio Meschini and Teresa Thein Meschini, co-owners of Famiglia Meschini winery, enjoy a glass of their creation.

Think you have a long commute from your City South–area home? Just imagine running a vineyard in South America. It’s more than 5,000 miles to Argentina and this south Minneapolis family is making it work.

Members of a cooking club gather around a meal.

Pam McCarthy-Kern shares how starting a cooking club filled more than just the bellies of her group of friends.

Brooklyn Brewery's Black Chocolate Stout

This iconic Russian Imperial Stout has been a standout in the Brooklyn portfolio since it was first brewed in 1994.

Quietly tucked into the Kenwood neighborhood of Minneapolis, across from Kenwood School and next to Birchbark Books, is The Kenwood Restaurant.

When we last heard from Nancy Fink, she had just launched Spoon Optional, her St. Louis Park-based business selling sippable soup.

Here at City South Magazine, we’re always looking for ways to extend summer. That gets harder when the kids are back in school and morning temperatures dip into the 40s.

When deciding with friends where this weekend’s brunch will take place, often the conversation revolves around which restaurant has the best eggs Benedict, the best breakfast potatoes, the best chicken and waffles. But what if you added local sourcing into the conversation?

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