Tag: meat

Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Sandwich Shop in Minneapolis

France 44 Cheese Shop Located at 44th and France in Linden Hills, this expansive corner shop is half wine and liquor emporium, half specialty cheese, meat and sandwich shop. In the gourmet grocery, you’ll find knowledgeable staff at the cut-to-order cheese counter who can help you select the perfect amount of cream or funk for…  Read More

Revival is One of the Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in America

Revival St. Paul This town was a barbecue waste land, until my friends Thomas Boemer and Nick Rancone opened their second location of Revival in St. Paul and decided to add classic smoked meats to the menu, celebrating Boemer’s southern roots. The fried chicken and burger were reason enough to battle the crowds getting their southern comfort…  Read More

Where You Buy Your Meat Matters

Lowry Hill Meats When Erik Sather opened Lowry Hill Meats in the fall of 2015, let’s just say I was excited. There are less than a handful of great, old-world butcher shops in the Twin Cities, and LHM’s standard for every product they sell—from meat to eggs, cheese, spices and coffee—is exceptionally high. I always…  Read More

Shashlik on Kirova

Amazing Shashlik in Almaty In Kazakhstan’s biggest city, there are hundreds of places to eat shashlik (grilled skewered meats), but the best we found were at the extremely popular Shashlik on Kirova. The level of attention and care that went into this food was unreal. The owner oversees every part of the process, starting with…  Read More

Meat is the New Pink

Inventing Better Tasting Pork Support Carl Blake’s Indiegogo campaign here. Last month Bizarre Foods America profiled Carl Blake, one of the best guys on the planet. He’s the pig farmer who is trying to build a better hog from the ground up. He is also resuscitating the family-farm concept, remaking the diet of his animals…  Read More

Meat is the New Pink

Inventing Better Tasting Pork Support Carl Blake’s Indiegogo campaign here. Last month Bizarre Foods America profiled Carl Blake, one of the best guys on the planet. He’s the pig farmer who is trying to build a better hog from the ground up. He is also resuscitating the family-farm concept, remaking the diet of his animals…  Read More