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Where to Eat Vietnamese Food in Minneapolis

The Twin Cities’ Best Vietnamese Restaurants Home to a vibrant Vietnamese community, the Twin Cities are a pho-lover’s paradise. And in a town chock-full of great Vietnamese restaurants, it’s difficult to name the best. From fantastic noodle soups to Banh mi sandwiches, bao to broken rice platters here are our favorite Vietnamese spots. Quang If…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself Update

In May, we decided to take a short hiatus from the Go Fork Yourself Podcast. Our dear producer, Beth K. Gibbs, left the nest to follow her passion. We’re excited for her, but she leaves big shoes to fill. Andrew, always an optimist, said we’d be back up and running by the end of June.…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: O Canada!

O Canada! Rap Session This week Andrew and Molly trade stories about the time Andrew got stuck at a Canadian airport, the Austin Food and Wine demo no one will forget, Andrew’s lawyer’s hippie dance and more. Plus, Andrew speaks a bit about alcoholism and chemical dependency. Go Fork Yourself will be taking a short hiatus.…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: On the Road Again

On the Road Again Just Checking In Andrew and Molly are both on the road, so they gave each other a call to check in this week. They talk about Molly’s road trip to Vermont, Andrew’s media adventures in New York, and they take a little time to smack talk Gary, Indiana. Questions We want…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Under the Radar

Under the Radar Unsung Heroes Andrew tells us where the hottest travel spot in the next five years will be, Molly digs in to the nomination process for the James Beard Awards, and they discuss under-the-radar chefs. Plus, Andrew remembers Hamaro Cantu. This episode is sponsored by: Find out how to get a free sampler…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Positivity

Positivity Hopeful Future From unnecessary lawsuits to Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” law, Andrew and Molly discuss the need for positivity and healing in how we interact with each other. Plus, Andrew and Molly share some of their favorite contemporary cookbooks. Read: What Indiana’s Shifting ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Really Means for LGBT Diners (Eater) This episode is sponsored by:…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Simon Majumdar

Simon Majumdar Fed, White & Blue Simon Majumdar, author and Food Network stalwart, talks about the importance of breaking bread, how he got to where he is today, and his journey to create his new American family. Discover: SimonMajumdar.com Read: Fed, White and Blue by Simon Majumdar Adopt: Warren! Find out more about him on Hey…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Big Gay Ice Cream Returns!

Big Gay Ice Cream Returns Most Likely To… Bryan Petroff and Doug Quint of Big Gay Ice Cream join Andrew and Molly to talk about their new book, their “business plan,” and who has the best hair in food. PreOrder:  Big Gay Ice Cream Book by Bryan Petroff & Doug Quint Listen:  Check out @bethkgibbs on…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Food Forward

Food Forward Future of Food What Andrew learned at South By Southwest, why great chefs go under the radar, and why not all restaurants are created equal when it comes to restaurant reviews. Questions We want to include your listener questions in upcoming podcasts. If you want to ask Andrew & Molly a question, call…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Leah Cohen

Leah Cohen Pig & Khao Chef Leah Cohen of Pig & Khao and Top Chef talks about life after being on television, ethnicity and authenticity, and New York’s “cool club.” Find: Leah Cohen on Twitter, @chefleahcohen Read: Go to the Grand Canyon Now! (Hey Eleanor!) Questions We want to include your listener questions in upcoming podcasts. If…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Stephanie March

Stephanie March Just Start Stephanie March, senior Food & Dining editor of Mpls St Paul Magazine,  joins us this week to talk about the restaurant review process, how to get an awesome food job, and why there were no women on the cover of “The Best Restaurants” issue. Questions We want to include your listener…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Fine Dining in America

Fine Dining in America Fine Dining in America Andrew and Molly talk about the state of fine dining in America and how we are approaching the fine dining experience. Plus, Andrew shares from favorite stories from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival weekend, and they both give advice on shopping for new kitchenware. See:…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss Learning Curve A throwback to one of our favorite interviews with friend of the show, Tim Ferriss. Tim talks about rapid learning, his approach to food and why hunting was an important experience for him. Listen: Andrew Zimmern on Simple Cooking Tricks, Developing TV, and Addiction (The Tim Ferriss Show) Questions We want to include…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: A Love Letter to Food

A Love Letter to Food With Love, Go Fork Yourself We celebrate the season of love by letting our crushes know how we really feel. Andrew, Molly and many of our food-loving friends like Lidia Bastianich, Hugh Acheson and Dana Cowin pour their hearts out on this special Valentine’s Day episode of Go Fork Yourself.…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Paul Kahan

Paul Kahan “Our Focus is Hospitality” Chef Paul Kahan talks about the restaurant business, the importance of hospitality and why he finds the time to be a mentor to his staff. Plus Andrew and Molly discuss their major gripe with restaurant reviews. Questions We want to include your listener questions in upcoming podcasts. If you…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Molly’s Honeymoon

Molly’s Honeymoon Down Under Molly returns from her honeymoon with travel tips and tricks for visiting Austrailia and New Zealand. Andrew adds in his favorite places down under. Plus, Andrew shares his opinion of a controversial restaurant review. Read: 12 Things You Should Probably Know Before Going to New Zealand (Hey Eleanor!) Read: Review: Spoon & Stable…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: What’s Next?

What’s Next? Welcome to 2015 Andrew goes solo on this week’s episode of Go Fork Yourself. He talks about his prediction for the next big trend of 2015, where to eat in 2015, and what he’s listening to right now. Read: Restaurant Eliminates Tips, Gives Employees $35,000 a Year (Eater) Read: The National Eater 38: Where to Eat…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Andrew’s Kitchen Tips

Andrew’s Kitchen Tips Advice from a Pro Some of Andrew’s best cooking advice from over the years, from how to cook the most flavorful shrimp to how to properly season a cast-iron skillet. Questions We want to include your listener questions in upcoming podcasts. If you want to ask Andrew & Molly a question, call…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Best of 2014: Part 2

Best of 2014: Part 2 Best of 2014 To celebrate the end of a great year, here is part two of our Best of 2014 episodes. One of our favorite interviews from 2014, Andrew sat down with Alton Brown in his trailer on the Cutthroat Kitchen lot to have a very honest and personal conversation…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Best of 2014: Part 1

Best of 2014: Part 1 Best of 2014 It’s part one of our favorite moments from 2014! Michael Symon talks about his hometown, Cleveland. Kevin Pang shares his insight into food journalism. Andrew’s son, Noah asks Molly the important questions. Lidia Bastianich tells us about how she has seen the food world change. And Guy…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 Happy Holidays! Andrew & Molly share their favorite gift ideas for the food and travel lovers in your life. Plus, Molly’s bathroom prank and they give the Icarus Award to a man claiming to have cured alcoholism. Molly’s Gift Guides Food Nerd Edition>>> Book Worm & Movie Buff Edition>>> Watch: Icarus Award…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Danielle Walker

Danielle Walker Against All Grain Paleo author Danielle Walker explains how changing her diet saved her life, and they discuss why cooking is a spiritual experience. Plus, Molly shares her Pumpkin Pie story and Andrew tells us all about sous vide cooking. Try Danielle’s Peruvian-Style Chicken>>> Check Out: All things Danielle Walker (AgainstAllGrain.com) See: Molly’s Kitchen Snafu…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Francis Mallmann

Francis Mallmann Mallmann on Fire Argentine chef Francis Mallmann joins Andrew & Molly to talk about his new book Mallmann on Fire and why we are returning to cooking outdoors. Plus, Molly makes a confession for Andrew. Watch: I MIGHT Boycott Bath & Body Works RANT! Check Out: Francis Mallmann on Instagram (@francismallmann) Questions We want to include…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Novembruary We get a behind-the-scenes take at what’s coming up on Bizarre Foods when Andrew calls in from Kazakhstan. Andrew & Molly discuss horse meat, misleading shrimp, and advice for your Thanksgiving meal. Read: What’s fishy about your shrimp? (CNN) Recipes: Thanksgiving Recipes This episode is sponsored by:   For a free trial and 10 percent off, visit squarespace.com,…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: IKandy

IKandy Awkward Encounters Andrew calls in from Vietnam to chat with Molly about restaurant openings, mayo lawsuits, and food textures. Plus, Andrew makes a new friend. Read: Hellmann’s Maker Sues Company Over Its Just Mayo Substitute Mayonnaise (New York Times) Watch: Ladyfriend fundraises for HUGE Theater’s Improvathon. Donate>>> This episode is sponsored by: Find out how to get…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Johnny Iuzzini

Johnny Iuzzini Sugar Rush Johnny Iuzzini talks about his relationship with Dorie Greenspan, how new bakers should approach a recipe, and his days as a club kid. Plus, Andrew shares his litmus test for dealing with a bad experience at a restaurant. Get: Sugar Rush (Amazon) Go:In Celebration of Chocolate, Destination Chocolate See: Big Blue Tailgatin’…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Kevin Pang

Kevin Pang For Grace Food journalist Kevin Pang joins Andrew & Molly to talk about his new film For Grace, the end of Hot Doug’s, and the state of print journalism. Plus, Andrew gives his advice on eating bushmeat and shares what he thinks is the next new thing in beverages. Read: Researchers retract study supporting…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Erika Lenkert of GFF Magazine

Erika Lenkert Gluten Free Forever Erika Lenkert of Gluten Free Forever magazine talks about why she wanted to create the magazine, why her Kickstarter campaign was the hardest thing she’s ever done, and how we are slowly changing the way we eat. Plus, Andrew and Molly talk about tourist traps, gas leaks, and the New…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Pumpkin Spice Podcast

Pumpkin Spice Podcast Strippers and Spice Andrew and Molly pinpoint the moment Pumpkin Spice jumped the shark. They discuss the best new restaurants in America. Plus, they talk about strippers…more than the usual amount. Read: ERS’s Food Consumption and Nutrient Intake Data—Tools for Assessing Americans’ Diets (USDA) Read: Best New Restaurants 2014 (Esquire) This episode is sponsored…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: Bacon Craze

Bacon Craze “Fat is no longer the enemy” Andrew calls in from LAX to talk about the evolution of bacon with Molly. Plus, Andrew and Molly’s biggest regret after visiting Germany. Read: The Bacon Boom Was Not an Accident (Businessweek) This episode is sponsored by: Find out how to get a free sampler box at NatureBox.com/FORK. Questions…  Read More