After Como Dockside closing, St. Paul seeks ideas for pavilion's next vendor

The Como Dockside restaurant has closed and St. Paul is seeking input from residents on ideas for the lakeside site.

St. Paul will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Monday to talk about Como facility.

Hola Arepa owners unveil new Asian street food spot in former strip club

The couple behind influential Hola Arepa are shining the spotlight on the flavors and casual ease of southeast Asian street food.

Winter doesn't faze 87,000-square-foot aquaponics farm in St. Paul

Three-plus months after debuting in its new, vastly larger location, Urban Organics continues to expand.

How the night before Thanksgiving became the 'biggest drinking day of year'

Also referred to as Blackout Wednesday or Black Wednesday, Drinksgiving was coined about a decade ago.

Thursday's Vikings game blitzing some Minnesotans' Thanksgiving dinners

Are you planning your T-day plans around the big football game?

Recipes: Poblano Rings, Chicken Pot Tot Hotdish, Creamed Rice With Vegetables and Ham

Poblano Rings Serves 6. Note: The fairly mild heat of this pepper translates well to an onion-ring preparation. You’ll need an instant-read thermometer for monitoring…

Recipe: Lentil and Macaroni Soup With Swiss Chard

Lentil and Macaroni Soup with Swiss Chard Serves 6 (makes 10 to 12 cups), Note: The soup thickens upon standing, so add a little more…

Marcus Samuelsson to host TV special honoring the James Beard Foundation

Samuelsson hosts James Beard Foundation tribute Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s groundbreaking Aquavit restaurant, once a jewel of the IDS Center, may have closed in 2003, but…

Hot lines still available for Thanksgiving cooking questions

Help is at your fingertips today: “The Splendid Table” radio show: The annual “Turkey Confidential” live call-in takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.…

Homemade soup serves up comfort in a bowl

Lentils, Swiss chard and macaroni add a homespun flavor to this soup.

One nation, in all its flavors, celebrated in 'America the Great Cookbook'

A new cookbook celebrates the variety inherent in the many regions of the country.

A simplified porchetta offers a powerhouse of flavors

This classic Italian dish is simplified for easy weekday mealtime.

Thanksgiving wishbone put to the test

You know you want to win the wishbone battle. Here's how to help the breaks go your way.

A breakfast favorite – hash – gets a modern update

Time for a twist on a classic: two types of potato and a duck egg for the traditional hash.

6 essential recipes for Thanksgiving classics, and one crazy dessert to try

From turkey to cranberries, this last-minute Thanksgiving guide will guarantee a fantastic feast.

Look to Sonoma County for notable wines

The California county has a lot of offbeat, distinctive wines.

'Splendid Table' host offers ultimate Thanksgiving turkey

This recipe from Lynne Rossetto Kasper is definitely a contender for the "ultimate" title.

Perfect Thanksgiving is really all about the gravy

This is Thanksgiving's real star attraction.

Another trendy burger place is coming to Mall of America

There's a new kid on the block in MOA's food scene. Hy-Vee is partnering with the Wahlberg brothers for a restaurant called Wahlburgers that will open in Mall of America in the spring.