Off The Menu


Society & Culture, Places & Travel

“Off The Menu” hosted by Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and the Twin Cities' most well known food critic. Dara takes you on a culinary journey from the hottest restaurants in Minnesota to the best wine and cocktails to what comes out of your kitchen! "Off the Menu" airs Saturday mornings from 11:00 AM- Noon on WCCO!


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7-15-17 - Off The Menu

July 15th, 2017

What is Kernza beer? Sandy Boss Febbo (Bang Brewing) and Lee DeHaan (The Land Institute) explain. Chef Sean Smalley previews next weekend's Lumberjack Days. Plus, Dara shares her top salad dressing recipes.

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7-8-17 - Off The Menu

July 8th, 2017

In this "Best of" edition, Dara chats with authors Gary Taubes ("The Case Against Sugar"), Samin Nosrat ("Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat"), and Emelyn Rude ("Tastes Like Chicken").

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7-1-17 - Off The Menu

July 1st, 2017

Breaking Bread executive chef Lachelle Cunningham and Appetite for Change co-founder Michelle Horovitz talk about the practice of social enterprise restaurants. Plus, Dara shares her top kohlrabi recipes.

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6-24-17 - Off The Menu

June 24th, 2017

Dara talks with chef Jean Christian Jury about the best vegan cookbook she's ever read. Travail owner Mike Brown discusses his restaurant's philosophy. And Dara explains her top coleslaw recipes.