The Feed Podcast

Chef, Restaurateur and TV Host Rick Bayless joins forces with James Beard Award-winning food journalist Steve Dolinsky, to bring the world of food and drink into your ears and have a little fun in the process.

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Growing up in the Upper Midwest, you get used to cold weather dishes – lots of casseroles and pot roasts and hot dish. The Twin Cities has the largest Scandinavian population in the U.S., which may be why Marcus Samuelsson opened an Aquavit there over a decade ago.  Scandinavian traditions run deep, and a nascent movement is underway – at least at one restaurant – to try to label the region, and its food, as the “North.”

Native Minnesotan Steve Dolinsky heads back to Minneapolis to talk to a couple of chefs, as well as the city’s long-time restaurant critic, about how the new generation of talent in the kitchen is simultaneously adapting traditional Swedish techniques, but also breaking new ground.

Direct download: Minnesota_Swedes_Show.mp3
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