The Twin Cities newest food delivery business launches at 9:00 AM today (May 7th) in Minneapolis! ClusterTruck is not an actual food truck, it is a one of a kind delivery-only service that creates from scratch dishes in their downtown kitchen and delivers them fresh and fast. Bonus: The curbside delivery is always FREE! Continue reading Comin’ in Hot: The Newest Food Delivery Business In Minneapolis Launches Today
“Every Hundred Feet The World Changes” ~ Roberto Bolaño
There’s something to be said about taking the scenic route, in both life and travel and the lesson here is, you don’t have to trek very far to find an adventure. John and I had the opportunity to experience a brief but action packed 24 hours in Shakopee, MN last weekend. This historic city is just across the river from our home in Chanhassen but other than our outings to Canterbury Park, or the occasional trip to Valley Fair when the kids were young, we haven’t had the opportunity to spend much time there. The essence of discovery is something that we embrace so we really looked forward immersing ourselves in this mini-vacation.
Continue reading Travel Minnesota: 24 hours in Shakopee
“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating”
Lucky for those of us living in the Twin Cities; we are provided with seemingly endless opportunities to not only eat, but to do so abundantly well. I field frequent inquiries from friends and family regarding restaurant recommendations and I love sharing my culinary experiences so I decided to create a new feature. It will be a brief overview of our culinary adventures from the prior month.
“Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back”
There is an ever-present and intense drive amongst artists, restaurateurs/chefs, food writers and influencers to be creators of beauty and nourishers of souls. The new Artists In The Kitchen Exhibition, happening now at the Textile Center, hits both marks in the most remarkable way. The exhibit highlights a magnificent display of 50 works by women artists inspired by 50 women chefs and restaurateurs (see the list of participants at the end of the article). The artists ability to translate unique and powerful culinary experiences through the use of textiles is extraordinary and the outcome is well worth seeing.
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make” ~ Jane Goodall
At Living Greens Farm in Faribault they are taking sustainability to new heights. Their impact on how produce is grown is significant.
The pinnacle of football game days is almost upon us and the anticipation has been building. There are throngs of exciting events surrounding this colossal affair. The Bold North is ready! We’re bursting with immense cultural activities, tremendous musical talent, ice bars aplenty and of course bounteous opportunities for dining and imbibing.
We are in seasonal purgatory. That middle place between the crisp days of fall and the eagerly awaited birth of spring in Minnesota. During these arctic months John and I devote a fair amount of time to discussing our anticipation of warmer weather and the outdoor festivities that spring and summer will bring.