Ruminations on Food

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A food forum where you can find recipes, restaurant reviews of some of the best (and worst) in the Twin Cities, discussions of food news, and really anything else that might be remotely related to food!

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
Tags: recipes, restaurants, food


Blogger Reviews

Recommends Everest On Grand

Restaurant Review :: Everest on Grand:

"This restaurant gem is on Grand Avenue in St. Paul, right in between Lexington and Hamline."

"This place rocks."
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Recommends La Cucaracha Mexican Restaurant

Restaurant Review :: La Cucaracha:

"Let me first go on the record as saying that 95% of the time, I love La Cucaracha. It's a fantastic little dive-y Mexican food joint."

"...if you're in St. Paul and craving Mexican food, you should certainly consider La Cucaracha"
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Recommends Cafe Twenty-Eight

Restaurant Review :: Cafe Twenty Eight:

"Oh joy! "

"If you're out in Linden Hills, do check out this neighborhood joint. Sit on the patio, order a Surly, and enjoy one of the many fantastic items they have on the menu. You will not be sorry."
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Recommends Heartland Restaurant

Restaurant Review :: Heartland Restaurant - Midwestern Eats All Classed Up:

"This place is a locavore's dream."

"Damn delicious."
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Recommends Common Roots Cafe

Restaurant Review :: Common Roots:

"The menu totally rocks."

"Mmmmmmm so tasty."

I had no idea that I was missing out on such a wonderful cafe."
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Blog Posts

Pasta with Toasted Bread Crumbs on Feb 3, 2012 in bread crumbs, pastaLast week I attended my first Minnesota Food Bloggers event at Heidi's restaurant in Minneapolis.  I was so excited to meet some of the people who write blogs that I draw inspiration and recipes from.  The Twin Cities has a lovely community...

Lentil Fritters with Cucumber Sauce on Jan 23, 2012 in lentil fritters, dinners, cucumber sauce, lunch, recipeOften times I'll decide to make something from a magazine or a cookbook but months later, I'm wondering why I have these ingredients in my cupboard.  It usually happens with new oils or vinegars and then I have to page through all of my food sou...

Friends on Food on Jan 22, 2012 in Friends on FoodI love garlic.  I feel as though I use garlic in everything, even when the recipe doesn't call for it.  I usually double the amount of garlic called for in a recipe, and 98% of the time, my hands smell like garlic.  I'm like walking va...

Sweet & Sour Vegetables on Jan 20, 2012 in dinners, sweet and sour vegetables, recipeIt seems like winter has finally caught up with us Minnesotans.  By late January, we're usually accustomed to bundling up, wearing arctic-approved boots and mittens, and having our eyelashes freeze during the brief walk from car to work.  B...

Restaurant Rumination :: Day by Day Cafe on Jan 17, 2012 in day by day cafe, st. paul, restaurant reviewI had Monday off of work in honor of Martin Luther King day.  I intended to lay low, get some things done around the apartment, and relax.  But I got a call from my parents, asking if I wanted to get some brunch.  I always want to get...

Fig & Shallot Pizza on Jan 15, 2012 in fig, dinners, shallot, pizzaSaturday night I stayed home and enjoyed some popcorn, wine, and my Glee DVDs.  But then I pulled up my blog and decided to change some things.  Then I decided to add a Pinterest button.  Then I decided to join...