Edit ModuleShow Tags

New Food at the Walker Art Center!


Published:

In honor of the Sculpture Garden's 25th anniversary, the Walker Art Center opened its artist-designed mini-golf course this week and introduced a few new food options! I had the good fortune to play the course on Wednesday night (bundled up in a winter hat and long underwear), fueled by one of the hot dogs from the new D'Amico Dog House food stand. They're offering a short selection of Hebrew National franks stuffed into pretzel-bread buns: a Chicago-esque dog, one topped with sauerkraut, a kids' dog, and a special, which I decided to try.

My "Chihuahua" Dog got big points for creativity and effort—house-made mole, white cheddar, pickled chile, fried tortilla strips, and smashed plantains—though I don't think I'll repeat the plantain-hot-dog combo.

If you get to the Walker's restaurant, Gather—the view of downtown from its terrace is one of the best in the city!—there's a new anniversary cocktail to try, the muddled-cherry-and-bourbon "Bridge Over Cherry Water," and a new Chocolate Spoonbridge Sampler dessert. I was always wowed by the looks of the restaurant's original Spoonbridge dessert, but thought its flavors could have used a little more fine-tuning, so I'm excited to try the new one designed by Randee Zarth, pastry chef at D’Amico Catering. It's described as a "triple-threat salute to art" that includes a chocolate mousse dome on chocolate shortbread, a chocolate almond cake filled with cherry cheesecake, and a bittersweet chocolate tart drizzled with cherry compote.

Intriguing...Anyone tried it yet?

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Herbed Parmesan Crab Cakes with Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

Whip up crispy and tender restaurant-quality crab cakes at home

Kick Cancer - Buy Jam!

Lucille's Kitchen Garden co-owner Amy Glass is fighting stage IV breast cancer. Three farmers markets will help.

Three Things to Eat: Sept. 19-25

After a shuddering incident with a whale-sized spider, Joy dives into her three favorite decadent Halloween treats
Edit ModuleShow Tags

About This Blog

TC Taste answers your restaurant and dining questions, dishes on latest discoveries, reflects on breaking news, and generally brings the plate to the page with a skilled crew of experts: Learn more about the TC Taste bloggers.

Have a food-related question? Email rhutton@mnmo.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Recent TC Taste Posts

Herbed Parmesan Crab Cakes with Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

Whip up crispy and tender restaurant-quality crab cakes at home

Kick Cancer - Buy Jam!

Lucille's Kitchen Garden co-owner Amy Glass is fighting stage IV breast cancer. Three farmers markets will help.

Three Things to Eat: Sept. 19-25

After a shuddering incident with a whale-sized spider, Joy dives into her three favorite decadent Halloween treats

Mexican-Style Potato & Vegetable Salad Recipe

Add a variety of vegetables to your menu in this quick and easy salad with a kick of mustard vinaigrette

Can Stewart Woodman Soar Again At Lela?

He had huge success at Heidi's and Heidi's 2.0—will diners now flock to the suburban restaurant to experience Stewart's food?
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags