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Beat Bobby Flay: Review of Tofu Yum Yum Bowl

by Lee Guekguezian This week, I took on Sameh Wadi’s “Tofu Yum Yum Bowl”, a seemingly simple dish with mind-blowing, complex flavor. Wadi is the Palestinian chef/creative genius/mastermind behind World Street Kitchen, Milkjam Creamery, and Saffron Restaurant & Lounge. While Saffron recently closed, it was a groundbreaking institution in the Twin Cities restaurant scene for…

Beat Bobby Flay…Crepe Cake Edition
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Beat Bobby Flay…Crepe Cake Edition

By Lee Guekguezian ’17 This column is sort of like the TV show on The Food Network, “Beat Bobby Flay”, where Twin Cities chefs stand in for Bobby Flay, and try to recreate some of their signature dishes. Some key differences between this and the Food Network show: the chefs competing against me are completely…

Seeing the Bigger Pitcher: Dangerous Man Brewing Company
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Seeing the Bigger Pitcher: Dangerous Man Brewing Company

On this week’s Seeing the Bigger Pitcher, I was fortunate enough to “survive” the Dangerous Man Brewing Company, located in the Arts District of northeast Minneapolis. Once a dusty furniture store, this brewery has utterly transformed the building and the community that surrounds it. Sarah Bonvallet and Rob Miller, a couple from the Twin Cities…

The J&S Bean Factory: Midwestern gem with intriguing drinks
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The J&S Bean Factory: Midwestern gem with intriguing drinks

The J&S Bean Factory is a hidden gem nestled at the intersection of Randolph and Saratoga. Beautiful wood flooring, chairs and accents paired with floor to ceiling windows provide natural light, and a comfy cabin-like atmosphere out of the cold. Upon entering, it is noteworthy that local crafts are on display for sale, further contributing…

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