Food & Drink

A bottle of Pa's Sauce and Such Barbecue Sauce

It’s been more than seven years since Steve Trusten of White Bear Lake started a journey that would change his life. While caring for one of his grandchildren, Trusten began exploring avenues that would allow him to also work on other projects. He started making his own barbecue sauce.

Chef Lee Wolfson with a pizza.

The Wolfson family cooks up American standards and Moroccan stew.

Michael Twitty cooks food at Fort Snelling.

Resident Kevin Maijala brings food historian Michael Twitty to Fort Snelling.

quad city pizza mahtomedi minnesota

Search “Quad City–style pizza” on Wikipedia, and 28 results will come up. There were 27—and not a single one near Minnesota—until one day in June, that changed. Mahtomedi made the list and Quad Cities native and QC (“Quad Cities”) Pizza owner Dennis Schneekloth rejoiced.

Greg Knothe hasn’t always been a French-trained chef, but he’s always enjoyed making good food.  In 2004, after working as a machinist for many years, Knothe left the world of manufacturing to pursue

Carol Jackson, manager of the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, offers a suggestion for a good read for adults.

For only a few short months in the land of 10,000 lakes, fall ushers in prime weather for pumpkin and apple picking, strolling through parks and festivals involving beer, harvests and mazes.

Fall isn’t simply a change in the weather. It brings a transformation in decor, activities and flavors.

Step in to Black Sea restaurant any day at lunch or dinner time, and you’ll see tables packed with happy diners.  The first Turkish restaurant to open in Minnesota, and until recently, the only one, Black Se

Adult Choice
Carol Jackson, manager of the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, offers a suggestion for a good read for adults.

When he first opened his restaurant 17 years ago, Sam Supunniam featured Chinese food rather than food from his native Thailand.

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