Food & Drink

A new approach to dining begins at 50th and France when Moderna Kouzina opens its doors this summer in the former Mozza Mia location.

World-renowned chef, culinary author, food television host, airline menu planner, charity ambassador and emcee, husband and father—Daniel Green wears many hats and not just toques. Dashing, dapper and deliciously entertaining, Green has all the star qualities of a world-class celebrity chef.

Sakana Sushi & Asian Bistro brings a new style of sushi to 50th and France. Sakana means fish in Japanese—a name befitting this shrine of seafood.

When Cristian, Alberto and Carlos Pinos, the owners of Cahill Bistro, recall their childhoods, their eyes light up with memories of growing up on a remote farm in the south of Ecuador, 75 miles from the neare

It started with a birthday gift and turned into a passion and family business. For James Ewen’s 21st birthday, he received a home brew kit from his father and brother (now business partner), Sean Ewen. But it wasn’t a quick journey.

Opening a restaurant is no easy feat. But for this experienced hospitality duo, restaurant openings, concept creating and working through the kinks of everyday restaurant life is old hat.

Quality honey is available in stores and at markets in Edina. Non-beekeepers can purchase honey year-round at Jerry’s Foods, Lunds & Byerlys, Whole Foods, Trader Joes or Cub Foods. During the market season, the Centennial Lakes Famers Market features local honey.

Jerry’s Foods has a full line of honey, including organic varieties. Flavors reflect the flowers the bees pollinate. Whipped honey melts into biscuits like sweet butter. $5.99–$10.99. 5125 Vernon Ave. S.; 952.929.2685;

Mary Jo Stromberg, food service operations manager for Jerry’s shares these fun recipes that are a snap to prepare.

Hear that buzz? Besides hornets, Edina has bees. A passion project evolved into a hive of activity for high school student Kurt Harmening. His research paper based on beekeeping, the decline of bees and collapse of hives grew into something bigger.