OWATONNA — The Smokin’ in Steele BBQ & Blues Festival next weekend will, of course, feature copious amounts of barbecue and music, but also several other events, from a 5K fun run and family bike cruise to a hot rod car show and big rig display.
Sarah speaks with one of the growing number of rock star chefs in the Twin Cities area. Emily Marks is the pastry chef at the Bachelor Farmer and also happens to be Sarah's sister
John Hammer and the Owatonna Kinights of Columbus have created one of the most successful blues fests in Southern Minnesota, for no other reason than they just wanted to.
OWATONNA — Giving Owatonnans a taste of El Salvador is Elva Escobar, owner of Pupuseria La Paz located downtown on the corner of West Bridge Street.
OWATONNA — Regular customers of Grace’s Tex Mex didn’t need an online poll to tell them where to find the best nachos in Minnesota, but to settle the record, WCCO gave the title to the Owatonna restaurant.
OWATONNA — This weekend’s forecast calls for blue skies and a variety of blues music and barbecue for the eighth annual Smokin’ in Steele Festival, but that’s not all.
Jay C. (Flip) Pappas and his wife Layla have carried the Pappas family restaurant tradition into the 21st Century with Pappageorge in Mankato
Every day we celebrate movies. Golden Globes, Oscars, Cannes Film Festival and every large city has a Movie Critic. But there are the Classics that we watch over and over again; Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, Schindler's List, Star Wars, Jaws, Psycho, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Sha…
Bill Yosses knows a thing or two about cooking. He also has some knowledge in teaching young children and adults about eating better.
January. The first month after the calorie-laden Holidays; the biggest sales month for Health Clubs and Gyms. You’ve got both feet into the hot-dishes and comfort foods meant to bulk you up and keep you warm. You’ve got lots of bulky sweaters and bathing-suit weather is not even close to on …
Mark Schiller and Simeon Rossi have the only operating whiskey distillery in Southern Minnesota. After a little more than a year in business, this award winning company is growing and headed for a bright future.
The Caves of Faribault has done it again. The company just added a pair of 2014 Good Food Awards to its growing awards collection for producing exceptional cheese.
Food lovers in Owatonna will have a pair of new eating establishments to try soon as two new restaurants are set to open, one of which is bringing a new type of cuisine to the city.
You've seen Guy Fieri roam the country in his convertible, bringing you hundreds of Diner's Drive-Ins and Dives. You've seen Rachel Ray get along for $40 a Day. Over on the Travel Channel there's Adam Richman downing six-pound burritos and 3,000-calorie omelets.
If you want it deep-fried, with ice cream, on a stick or in a bun, you can find it among the Heritage Days food trucks this year.
As a nod to both the community’s future and its heritage, a new festival featuring bikes and brews is set to take over downtown Faribault next weekend.
We have an eclectic bunch tucked away in the newsroom here at the Daily News. The two newest recruits to the Daily News team, Eric Dolski and Cristeta Boarini are from far-flung reaches like Green Bay and Chicago. As they try to immerse themselves in the lefse-making, winter sports-loving li…
Whether it’s a caffeine pick-me-up or a quick bowl of oatmeal to tide you over until dinner time, a new coffee kiosk now open in Faribault hopes to be the go-to spot for all your commuter needs.