Emily Newhall

Emily Newhall experiments with new recipes each week and keeps a mile-long list of restaurants to visit. By day, she is a proofreader and editor for a creative agency in St. Paul. Ever dedicated to Minnesota, Emily was raised in Minnetonka, attended Carleton in Northfield, and now lives in South Minneapolis. She is always impressed by fresh custard-filled doughnuts, perfectly spiced Indian curries, and restaurants that offer more than one vegetarian dish.

Barbette’s Prix Fixe Menu / Wine Pairing

From Nov. 19-23, Barbette will offer a special four-course prix fixe menu that pairs with Drouhin Beaujolais Nouveau-Villages 2009. The meal will include caramelized onion pissaladiere with nicoise olives and chevre, butternut squash soup with lamb meatballs, braised red deer shanks or seared arctic char, and red wine-poached pears with mascarpone, pistachios, and lavender honey. […]


October 7 Morning Roundup

Simple, Good, and Tasty recommends you become a food adventurer by eating something new, chowhounds discuss the best ethnic desserts around town, Well Fed Guide to Life hits Ginger Hop, Girl Friday loves the atmosphere and rockstar staff at OM, and Stephanie March reports that Landon Schoenefeld is leaving Sea Change to open Haute Dish […]


Beer Events at Brau Brothers

Brau Brothers Brewing Company is hosting two beer-related events this weekend in Lucan, MN. On Friday, 6:30pm, at The BrauHaus, there’ll be a four-course dinner with beer pairings for $25. Call 507.747.2796 for reservations. On Saturday from 11am to 8pm, the brewery is throwing HopFest [PDF], a festival with beer, food, and live music. Admission […]


October 6 Morning Roundup

Some upcoming classes on gluten-free sweets, soups, and salads from Food Snobbery, a wild rice primer (plus wild rice soup) at Green Your Plate, Rachel reports that Punch Pizza is coming soon to the U, Anna from True Thai describes the True Thai menu items most popular with her strongest, fittest clientele, and bloggers weigh […]


October 5 Morning Roundup

Aaron eats pizza at Chatterbox, Madeline Island’s The Pub, and Sauce Spirits & Soundbar, Scate lists her favorite burger joints, Teddy finds some rare ingredients at Marx Foods, Simple, Good, and Tasty gushes over the latest Harmony Valley produce, and, if you’ve got several hundred thousand dollars to spare, you could be the proud owner […]