Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1

The Hot Five dives into some fancy hand pies for the Big Game, presents some killer chilaquiles from Mercado Central and more.

The Deliciously Polyglot Flavor of the North: A Minneapolis-St. Paul Dining Guide

Here’s a different kind of Minneapolis-St. Paul dining guide – one focused on restaurants run by women and people of color producing profoundly delicious and soulful food.

The Morning Bun at Honey and Rye Bakehouse

The fabled morning bun, a staple in Madison, WI bakeries and cafes, is given loving treatment by Honey & Rye Bakehouse in Minneapolis.

Heavy Table Hot Five: Jan. 19-25

A New England IPA called Rain Drops from Barrel Theory, pasta from Italian Eatery, quiche from Sift Gluten-Free Bakery and more on the Hot Five.

Cheesecake at Brianno’s in Eagan

There are many good reasons to get out to Brianno’s Italian deli in Eagan, but the homemade cheesecake may rank among the finest.