Chili Experiment #1: Iowa Girl Eats Chipotle Turkey Chili with Apples

I sort of can’t believe I spent that whole last entry waxing poetic about chili without talking about how I never ate it as a kid. It’s true. I am a (mostly) reformed picky eater. I didn’t like chili when I was young for texture reasons, mainly I  hated picking bean skins out of my… Continue reading Chili Experiment #1: Iowa Girl Eats Chipotle Turkey Chili with Apples

Minnesota State Fair Part Two: Electric Boogaloo

If last Saturday was about old favorites, this Saturday was about new stuff. I kicked off the day with a Strawberry Donut Delight from The Strawberry Patch. This tastes exactly like you think it would. Macerated strawberries, a glazed doughnut, canned whip cream, another strawberry on top. If you like all of those things, this… Continue reading Minnesota State Fair Part Two: Electric Boogaloo

The Rooftop at 4 Bells

I feel like I’m pretty late to the game on 4 Bells. I’ve seen people raving about the food, particularly the fried chicken, for months. Maybe I should have waited a year to do “4 BELLS REVISTED?” At any rate, I found myself there on a warm but pleasant Minneapolis evening and made a beeline… Continue reading The Rooftop at 4 Bells

Restaurant Week Postmortem

How was your MSP Restaurant Week everyone? Where did you go? What did you have?   I only made it to two places this time around. I started out the week at Citizen Supper Club in the Intercontinental (formerly Crowne Plaza) hotel. Citizen Supper Club offers updated takes on 60s style supper club fare and… Continue reading Restaurant Week Postmortem