Double Dose of Pork Belly

Executive Chef and Owner of Charlie T's Foods, Charlie Torgerson made a Double Dose of Pork Belly! it's a hot new item that's available at the Minnesota State Fair this year. He opened Charlie T's Foods in March of 2016 in order to simplify restaurant operations with high quality meats that are easily executed and can easily adapt to a...

TCL in Your Town: Pie Night

Twin Cities Live is celebrating the town of Prescott, Wisconsin! TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson, takes us to Nesbitt's Nursery in the town along the river for dinner. Yes – to a nursery for dinner! It's called, "Pie Night."

Melon Mania

Melon is a delicious fruit packed with tons of nutrition. With 25 varieties of melons to choose from you can pick your favorite and use them in juice, desserts, fruit salads or custards. Chef and author Robin Asbell shared some of her favorite melon recipes.

Good Company: Haskell’s

TCL In Your Town is featuring the gorgeous town of Excelsior. This water community has just about everything you can think of right in the heart of Water Street. Haskell's is among the companies that have a long history of serving the community. They are just steps away from the lake. In fact, if you show up on the dock and need an order,...

Honey Drinks

The Radisson Blu Mall of America teamed up with the University of Minnesota Bee Squad to house a colony of honeybees. They actually use the honey that is produced in some of the drink recipes from Radisson Blue's Firelake Grill House and Cocktail Bar.

Urban Organics

The historic Schmidt Brewery is home to something you may not expect. A portion of it is now a farm. Urban Organics opened its second location in June. Urban Organics first launched three years ago in the historic Hamm's Brewery. Their new location is in a 87,000 square foot space. This expansion helps them keep up with the demand from area...

Uncle Franky’s Hot Dogs

Next time you eat a hot dog, don't put ketchup on it because those are the rules. It's National Hot Dog month in July and Steven Krelitz, owner of Uncle Franky's Hot Dogs, explains what you can do to make your hot dog less boring to eat!

Patriotic Potluck Desserts

The 4th of July and backyard barbeques go hand in hand so you'll want to bring something red, white and blue for the dessert table. The cooking mom, Amy Hanten is the author of two cookbooks, which have a variety of recipes including festive treats

Best Fancy Sodas

The craft beer movement is booming, and another is on the rise. Sodas (or pop if you're a true Minnesotan) are going beyond the mass produced stuff in the can. Food critic Mecca Bos shares picks for four made in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Bald Man Brewing

Some of the best breweries aren't in the cities, they're in the burbs. Throughout the summer, Twin Cities Live is going to feature some of them. Our first stop is Bald Man Brewing in Eagan. It's a hot spot for folks wanting good beer and a good vibe.

Underrated Patios

When the weather is as pleasant as it's been the past few days...there's nothing like enjoying a meal outside. But where to go? We challenged the Food and Dining Editor of the Mpls. St. Paul Magazine to determine the three most underrated patios you'll find around town. The ones not getting the praise they deserve. Stephanie March's picks are...