Food & Drink

Chef Mike Shannon at Cooks of Crocus Hill originally hails from South Carolina. Eight years ago, he shifted his creative focus to cooking when he left the engineering world to attend Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School.

Food is a universal language. No matter where you live, people appreciate food for both sustenance and pleasure. Americans can learn about good eating habits from attitudes expressed toward food in other regions of the world.

Rack it up with a platter of baby back ribs and a game of bocce ball at Pinstripes.

June brings the promise of summery weather and family get-togethers like Father’s Day. So fire up the grill or sharpen up the spit: barbecue season has arrived.

Special thanks to Flowers of Edina, Paper Source and Cooks of Crocus Hill for our beautiful brunch display.

Mother’s Day is right around the corner—one of the busiest days of the year at many of Mom’s favorite restaurants.

Taste of Edina’s competing chefs: Evan Freeberg, Brad Berg, Scott Thole and Nelson Pinos (not pictured).

This month, the Taste of Edina will test out its new venue at the Westin Galleria. Though its previous venue, Centennial Lakes, is a beautiful area, having the event outdoors always meant gambling with nature.

Catering season is in full swing, with spring celebrations and milestone events like graduation parties. Edina has some of the most renowned caterers in the Twin Cities.

Which came first, the chicken or the egg dish? Few foods have more versatility than eggs. We enjoy them fried, boiled, baked, whipped, coddled, scrambled, poached and basted. When it comes to eating, the egg possibilities are endless.

A sample of the pizza served at Mozza Mia.

Mozza Mia, the popular Italian restaurant at 50th and France, has rolled out a new feature this year.

The Edina area has no shortage of elegant fare that pleases the eye as well as the palate. Local restaurants and bakeries take pride in crafting creations worthy of both the most important formal occasions and simple, everyday splurges.

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