The history of umami, what it is, where it comes from, what it tastes like, and how Umami was discovered is a fascinating journey wrapped up in culture and chemistry.
Gathered along the Cannon River, Northfield presents the quintessential Midwestern hamlet with pubs and restaurants with beguiling names like Froggy Bottoms Pub and tidy streets featuring artisan shops like Northfield Olive Oils and Vinegars.
Traveling to Portland for the first time, I didn’t know what to expect, but I was instantly in awe of the scenic beauty and the thriving downtown.
There’s so much to see and do in Chicago’s Loop; there’s no way you’re going to do everything. So whether you’re going to Chicago to eat, check out the nightlife, see a show, shop on the Miracle Mile, or just…
Old Quebec is a city worth exploring for anyone who loves food or history. Quebecers have worked hard to preserve their city and are proud of its long history and French heritage.
It was a long bitterly cold winter in Minnesota this past year, the kind of winter that makes you think about how you can’t wait for global warming to get here.
If you’re looking for a fun place to learn about and buy fresh spices check out The Spice House. They’ve got great tips about cooking trends and how to keep your spices fresh.
In South Minneapolis, City Kid Java is creating an intersection between kids, coffee, and social entrepreneurship to help people transform their lives.
Have you ever wondered why wines are scored on a 100 point scale? Take a read through Emperor of Wine, Elin McCoy’s biography of Robert Parker, and learn how Parker transformed an entire industry.
As a new resident to the North Loop, in Minneapolis, my natural inclination as a foodie is to search for a place with great wine and great food. After walking around the neighborhood, I found Toast.
No fantasy of Tuscany is complete without an Italian teaching me their mother’s secret recipes while we roll out dough and hang noodles on clotheslines to dry in the sun.