Tag: recommendations

My Hometown: Edward Kim’s Chicago

Edward Kim on Where to Eat & Drink in Chicago After graduating from culinary school, chef Edward Kim worked in kitchens in Los Angeles, Seoul and New York City—most notably under Thomas Keller at Per Se—before returning to his native Chicago to open Ruxbin in Wicker Park. After the wild success of his globally-influenced 32-seat neighborhood BYOB,…  Read More

My Hometown: Andrew Taylor & Mike Wiley on Portland, Maine

Where to Eat & Drink in Portland Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley are the chef-owner duo behind Portland’s Eventide Oyster Co., Hugo’s and the brand new, noodle-focused The Honey Paw. A modern take on the classic American oyster bar, I love Eventide for their amazing raw selection, inventive Asian-influenced lobster rolls served in steamed buns…  Read More

Where to Eat in Milan

Five Great Meals in Milan By Devan Grimsrud Host of the 2015 World’s Fair, Milan is expected to draw a staggering 20 million visitors this summer. The 1 million square meter exhibition area features architecturally stunning pavilions built by participating countries, all exploring the overarching theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Learn about the…  Read More

Hawaii’s Big Island Recommendations

Da Poke Shack If I could only eat one thing while visiting Hawaii, it’d have to be poke. A Hawaiian word meaning cut or slice, poke is a raw seafood salad typically made with fresh Ahi tuna. It’s refreshing, luxurious, and so simple. The best part? You don’t have to shell out the big bucks…  Read More

9 Places to Eat & Drink in Downtown Minneapolis

Our Picks for Pre- & Post-Game Dining Lucky for hungry baseball fans, Target Field sits next to some of Minneapolis’ best restaurants and bars. Just in time for the 2014 All-Star Game, here’s a round-up our favorite Downtown and North Loop establishments, from raucous pubs and local breweries to after hours fine dining.   Pre-Game…  Read More

Montréal

Indulge in Montréal Montréal is not only one of the most beautiful and captivating cities in North America, it’s also one of the most exciting places to eat and indulge. Our neighbor to the north celebrates foods like poutine (French fries and cheese curds smothered in gravy), maple syrup and decadent foie gras, so a…  Read More

Paris

Indulge in the City of Light The French take their food very seriously. This is the country that created the tasting menu, doesn’t believe in low fat, and treats pastries as a kind of religion. Here are my favorite restaurants and hotels in Paris, from old school French bistros and Michelin-starred dining to casual spots…  Read More

Best Fall Beverages

What to Drink Now We are in the thick of sweater-weather here in Minnesota, time to bring out the soup recipes and pumpkin carving tools, to go apple picking and embark on fall foliage drives. It’s also the season for mulled wine, hoppy beer and hard cider and whether you’re sitting around the fire-pit or…  Read More

Best Fall Beverages

What to Drink Now We are in the thick of sweater-weather here in Minnesota, time to bring out the soup recipes and pumpkin carving tools, to go apple picking and embark on fall foliage drives. It’s also the season for mulled wine, hoppy beer and hard cider and whether you’re sitting around the fire-pit or…  Read More