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Alma, Jenkins, and a Gluten-Free Controversy

A Q&A conducted by Pioneer Press food critic Kathie Jenkins with Alma chef Bryan Morcom unearthed a seemingly rich nugget of controversy. When asked about a trend he’d like to see die, Morcom said: “Gluten free is the one that kills me. I’m sympathetic to dietary restrictions, but everything in moderation.” Morcom’s defense for his […]


Minnesota State Fair 2009: Year of the Potato

June isn’t too early to start talking about the Minnesota State Fair, apparently. As Pioneer Press’ Tad Venzer reports, “‘Last year was the year of the bacon. This year is the year of the potato,’ said Dennis Larson, Fair license administration manager who has final say on what food makes it into the Great Minnesota Get-Together.” […]