Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: March 27-April 2

This week’s Hot Five includes sublime dessert from Basha Mediterranean Wood Grill, ice cream from Froz Broz, and more.

Prairie Dogs at Lyn-Lake, Minneapolis

Prairie Dogs serves up gourmet hot dogs and sausages with aplomb and crazy amounts of skill.

Chefs Depart Barbette and Red Stag, The Last Saint Dinette Pop Up and More

Chefs depart Barbette and the Red Stag, J.D. Fratzke starts writing at the Pioneer Press, and more.

Beard Nominees, How Find Great Chinese Restaurants, and More

A look at the Beard Award nominees for Best Chef: Midwest, beer jellies, a fight over water quality, how to find great Chinese restaurants, and more.

Becca Dilley Photography

Feasting on Frozen Waters: A Boundary Waters Meal with J.D. Fratzke

A group gathers in the Boundary Waters to eat a five course meal cooked on site by J.D. Fratzke of The Strip Club Meat and Fish.