The James Beard Awards are among the most prestigious prizes for chefs and restaurants in the United States.
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The Willernie restaurant is a one-woman show run by Valerie Thao.
Ever wonder what chefs at your favorite restaurants cook at home for the holidays?
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.
“QC was always an idea in my mind … something scribbled on a napkin,” he says. “Then things just fell into place.” He can’t talk about his brand without gushing a bit about other beloved QC flavors. For Schneekloth all worthwhile culinary roads lead home.