Culinary happenings in Minnesota.

Fermentation party: Ginger Ale & Sauerkraut.

Fermentation party: Ginger Ale & Sauerkraut.

Homemade kale chips. One of the healtheist snack alive!

Homemade kale chips. One of the healthiest snack alive!

Homemade buckwheat flax bread. Gluten free.

Homemade buckwheat flax bread. Gluten free.

Pop-up Birchwood Café at Verdant Tea serves a fusion of American soul food and delicate Chinese cuisine. The result is certainly intriguing, although at times slightly too subtle, at least for my tongue sensors.

Chinese-style Crepe. Buckwheat & egg crepe with shiitake mushrooms, black bean paste, romaine, pickled root vegetables, cilantro & fried potato crispies.

Chinese-style Crepe.

Interestingly tasting fusion buckwheat & egg crepe with shiitake mushrooms, black bean paste, romaine, pickled root vegetables, cilantro & fried potato crispies.

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Birchwood Savory Waffle.

Divine sweet potato, brown rice & kale buttermilk waffle topped with kumquat honey preserves, cilantro butter, pistachios, sunny side up egg, bacon lardoons & green tea powdered sugar.
Served with Sambal maple syrup.

Get yourself pickled.

Get yourself pickled at Rye Deli.

Minneapolis’ only Jewish Deli. Hard to believe in the land of the Frozen Chosen but true.

House rye sandwich.

House rye sandwich.

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