Rastafari (ital) cuisine: strictly vegetarian (except for fish), no salt, all natural.
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.
Interestingly tasting fusion buckwheat & egg crepe with shiitake mushrooms, black bean paste, romaine, pickled root vegetables, cilantro & fried potato crispies.
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.
Minneapolis’ only Jewish Deli. Hard to believe in the land of the Frozen Chosen but true.
Minneapolis has the highest Somali population in the U.S. Numerous restaurants are spread all over the city, most of them rather little snack bars than restaurants (like Hamdi).
Somali cuisine varies from region to region and is a fusion of Somali, Ethiopian, Yemeni, Persian, Turkish, Indian and Italian culinary influences.
The meal is often an elaborated main dish of, believe it or not, pasta (baasto) or rice (bariis). Beyond the many styles of stew (maraq), rice is also served with meat and/or banana on the side. Another side, the soft cornmeal referred to as soor, is mashed with fresh milk, butter and sugar.