Don’t Judge a Wine by Its Label

To grab attention in the liquor store aisles, winemakers are spending more money to make fancier labels. But don't let that be the deciding factor on what you purchase. TCL's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, shares four wines with less than glamorous labels that aren't worth passing up.

Best Supper Clubs

The supper club culture invites people to visit with friends, enjoy a hearty meal and remains an important part to the Minnesota dining scene because it allows guests to feel at home. Food critic for the Minnesota Monthly, Joy Summer gave a roundup of her favorite supper clubs in the Twin Cities.

Best Spots to Picnic in the Twin Cities

It's time to pack up a picnic basket and enjoy the nice weather in Minnesota. The Editor of Edina Magazine, Angela Johnson, and her team compiled a list of the best Twin Cities parks for having a picnic, along with nearby spots where you pick up food to-go.

Cooking for a Grad Party

Rob Barrett from Cooking For Dads thinks it's crazy how people who have never cooked for crowd need to feed potentially hundreds of people for a graduation party. So he stopped by the TCL kitchen with advice from his own experiences with grad parties (including one that ended with a trip to the hospital!) along with great recipes for a crowd.

Hog Wild Week: Mojo Pork la Chuleta Can Can

Tim McCarty has been the Executive Chef at the Mayo Clinic Foundation House in Rochester, Minnesota for 20 years. In 2016, Chef McCarty won a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championship in the sandwich category, finishing 5th in the world. Tim McCarty shared his recipe for Mojo Pork la Chuleta Can Can, which is a deep fried pork chop in honor...

Best Restaurants in Northfield

TCL In Your Town is celebrating the best of Northfield! To kick things off, the Food and Dining Editor at Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, shares three restaurants in the community worth the drive.

Minnesota Salsas

May is National Salsa Month. To celebrate, reporter Emily Engberg has four Minnesota Made Salsas that not only taste great, but also have interesting stories. Here are four.

Pumpkin Lasagna

Best week ever continues with Chef Mary Jane Miller! Over the years, Twin Cities Live has prepared a lot of yummy food on the show. Elizabeth loved her Pumpkin Lasagna recipe, which is simple to make!

Best Restaurants in the Twin Cities

The restaurants featured in City Pages 2017 Best of the Twin Cities issue aren't exclusively in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Food critic Mecca Bos from City Pages shares three spots worth checking out, including two located in surburban strip malls.

Upton 43 for Brunch

We're celebrating the breakfast lunch hybrid all this week and today James Beard nominated Chef Erick Harcey shared some popular choices on the Upton 43 brunch menu.

Brunch at Jax Cafe

Jax Cafe has serves steaks and seafood in an elegant, old-school setting with a garden patio. To view their weekly special or to make a reservation click here.