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January 2019

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Nadia Cakes' Owner is Both Sugar and Spice

Abby Jimenez was attempting to run a cake business out of her kitchen while surrounded by three kids in diapers fighting for her attention as the fondant slowly hardened and her hands cramping with severe carpal tunnel.

From the Editor: Tat Tales

Sometimes the things I dread the most in life turn out to be the most pleasant.

Server Speak: What’s Your New Year’s Restaurant Resolution?

What’s Your New Year’s Restaurant Resolution?

News and Noteworthy

Chef Vincent Francoual, culinary director for Cara Irish Pubs, has been named Global Best Chef by the Irish Hospitality Global Association that includes North America, Europe, Asia, and Ireland.

Industry Ink

On the very day NASA landed on the red planet, Dawn Kuehl was showing off her Russian cosmonaut tattoos to me.

Coffee Talk

The owner of Gogi Bros. House, a Korean barbecue concept in Eden Prairie, just bought Burrito Loco, a full bar and grill in Dinkytown.

Made in Minnesota: Revol Greens Takes Growing Indoors

The LED lights emit a purple hue that stands out from the stark white of the surrounding snow covered fields.

Meet the 2019 Charlie Awards Finalists

You are all outstanding and on January 27, 14 of you will be making your way to the stage of the Pantages Theater.

Institutional Dining: What It Takes to Feed Homeless at Franklin/Hiawatha Camp

The important thing to remember, says Camille Gage, is that every person living in the much publicized Franklin/Hiawatha camp was homeless before.

Cultural Districts Benefit Foodservice Businesses

Restaurants, coffee shops, markets and other food-centric businesses in parts of St. Paul could benefit in 2019 from a $1.8 million budget initiative touted by Mayor Melvin Carter and city planning and economic development staff.

Made in Minnesota: ‘Apron Lady’ is Replacing Chef Coats

I’m not so sure the real reason BA Craftmade Aprons have reached cult status both in the Twin Cities and abroad isn’t because of the woman making them, Kate Meier.

Ask the Experts: David Shea Talks Noise Abatement

Sometimes noise levels add to the ambiance of a busy bar scene, but a four-top wants to be able to converse once they move to the dining room. So one noise-abatement plan doesn’t fit all areas of a restaurant.

New Products: From Iced Tea to Hot Toddies

MRA Report: Revised Minnesota Food Code Tips

The revised Minnesota Food Code (officially Minnesota Administrative Rules Chapter 4626) finally cleared the required hurdles of committees, revisers, notices, public hearings, administrative judges, etc., and is effective January 1, 2019.

Commodities Report: It’s a Mixed Bag

The 2018-19 domestic feed crops are estimated to be big.

Buy the Numbers: Opening Up New Sources of Capital

Strong branding allows successful restaurants to rise above the fray, remain recognizable in a crowded field of competitors and resonate with loyal customers.

Common Foodsense: Applying the Best Buy Theory to Foodservice

I’ve been spending some time looking at corporate forensics lately and I’m beginning to think I need a hobby.

Hangin’ with Klecko: A Conversation with Matt Reichter

Just recently I stopped in at the Day By Day Cafe for pancakes and ran into Matt Reichter, one of the Capital City’s premiere history writers.

Chocolate Milk Back at School

The National Milk Producers Federation is happy with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s steps for returning low-fat (1%) flavored milk as part of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.

Faces + Places To Know: New Year, New Opportunities

The start of a new year brings an opportunity for change and improvement.

ACF News

Minneapolis Chapter

Events Calendar

Events around the Twin Cities
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