Bite Squad, which was founded in Minneapolis and acquired by Louisiana-based Waitr, has added breakfast service for individual and small group orders in its home market. Breakfast will be delivered every day starting at 8 a.m. The expanding morning delivery services, launched on Tuesday, April 16, and it’s the second Bite Squad market in the country to offer this new option.
Feeling particularly creative and lucky? The deadline to submit your application to the Powderhorn Park Culinary Arts Show in October is June 3.
There aren’t a lot of firsts in the competitive world of foodservice, so it was quite the coup d’etat that Reinhart Live was the first-ever food show held in the revised historic Minneapolis Armory, on April 16.
If you’re looking for something to celebrate in May, look no further than the humble hamburger. May is National Beef Month and National Hamburger Month. You can plan seven days of diner visits during National Hamburger Week, the second week of May. Or, fire up the grill on May 28, National Hamburger Day. Not enough for you? Don’t worry: Americans love burgers so much that July 28 and December 21 have also been designated Hamburger Days. If you like cheese, make note that September 15 is National Double Cheeseburger Day and September 18 is plain old National Cheeseburger day. Whew—that’s a lot of beef!
It’s not every day that the James Beard House takes its dinner on the road, so we thought we’d give you the menu of the Minneapolis stop of the Celebrity Chef Tour, held at Eastside in Minneapolis, April 14 (highlights from the event will be in the editor’s letter in the May issue).
It almost sounds like a step backwards to go from a semi-finalist to a nominee, but in the James Beard Awards world that distinction means you’re one step away from being declared the winner in this prestigious annual pageantry.