The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Dim Sum at Yangtze

Dim sum is the kind of “brunch” that has always remained antithetical to “wellness-driven” brunches, even if you choose to believe that açai bowls and smoothies are not more sugar-laden than the Froot Loops cereal I enjoyed as a child.

Yes, dim sum is mostly refined carbs. But dim sum never pretended to be anything else than a comforting Sunday lunch that induces a hangover that will persist until evening. It’s glorious.

Yangtze, the St. Louis Park institution, will sate your dim sum need with nearly anything on the menu. The smallish space can get crowded

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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Try the crispy pork belly, five spice duck breast at Flint area virtual restaurant

GENESEE COUNTY, MI — A boutique-style virtual restaurant located inside of a Flint area steakhouse has the perfect dishes for foodies who want to explore different and bold flavors.

The Macanese Grill, located inside the Redwood Steakhouse and Brewery at 5304 Gateway Center in Mundy Township, simply offers a pick-up area for customers to retrieve their meal and enjoy at home.

Chef Luis Fernandes, executive chef and managing partner of Redwood Steakhouse, operates and owns the Macanese Grill, which features a fusion of recipes from his Portuguese and Chinese roots.

The chef has training and experience ranging from cooking at

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Star-studded San Francisco Bay Area Culinary Scene Shines Bright: 2021 MICHELIN Guide to California Recognizes 114 Bay Area Restaurants | News

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The San Francisco Bay Area retained its distinction as the top destination in the U.S. for fine dining following the long-awaited unveiling of the 2021 MICHELIN Guide to California this month. The Bay Area enjoys the greatest concentration of Michelin three-star restaurants in the U.S. and the most Michelin-starred restaurants in California.

Six Bay Area restaurants received the coveted three Michelin stars in the 2021 MICHELIN Guide: Atelier Crenn, Benu, Quince, The French Laundry, SingleThread and Manresa. Eight restaurants were awarded two Michelin stars, including Birdsong, which added a second star.


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The 10 best restaurant dishes in the D.C. area, according to Tom Sietsema

Lots of luscious things passed my lips in the course of dining around the region for my 22nd annual fall restaurant guide. These 10 dishes are the ones I can’t stop thinking about. Let the ordering begin.

Mushroom soup

A diner’s first taste of Imperfecto in the West End is a splendid amuse-bouche: mushroom soup that gets its texture and depth from a host of ingredients — braised pureed leeks, cauliflower, guajillo pepper, dried porcinis, allspice, cream — and arrives in a

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