French Meadow News

December 14, 2018

How happy are we to be included (two page spread, no less!) in the brand new guide to the world’s truly exemplary, organic, sustainable, and ethical restaurants, Truth, Love & Clean Cutlery (Abrams, 2018)?  Thrilled!  
 

The restaurants featured in the guidebooks and accompanying website were selected by a small group of the world's best food writers, including Minneapolis writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl;  the U.S. edition was edited by the legendary Alice Waters.   There are four editions of the book -- U.K, U.S., Australia, and World -- and French Meadow was not only celebrated both the U.S. and world editions, it is the only  Minnesota restaurtant to be featured in the world edition.  

From the guide: 
"Is there an Alice Waters of American baking? If so it might well be Minneapolis’ Lynn Gordon, who, as a health-minded macrobiotic cook in 1985, had her neighborhood cafe and yeast-free bakery certified as the country’s first organic bakery. Later, she was i...

February 14, 2018

 Chef Samantha Jensen brings out brilliant specials this February with something for everyone.  


Pictured above (left) is house-made Red Pepper Tagliatelle with Braised Beef, mushrooms, spinach, and peppers in a champagne cream sauce; and (right) Quinoa Stuffed Pepper with braised greens, spiced tomato sauce, roasted cauliflower, and grilled shard stems.

Below (left) is Mediterranean Stone Bass with Barley Risotto, broccoli, kale, roasted micro bulls blood carrots from Dragsmith Farms, and a balsamic tomato sauce; and (right) Stonebridge Farm Grilled Ribeye with Savory Bread Pudding, sauteed greens, caramelized onions, and garlic herb butter. 



September 3, 2017

We have a new pasta special starting at our Lyndale Avenue location tonight:

House-made goat cheese gnudi, local corn, local greens, organic cherry tomatoes, bacon beurre monte, and parmesan.

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