A Fargo-Moorhead Mini Guide

Every city has landmarks, places that attract lots of visitors and attention thanks to their location, history or stellar marketing campaigns. They’re eye-catching, they show…

Comfort Food at Cracked Pepper

The corner of 45th Street and 17th Avenue South in Fargo is a hot spot for new chain eateries (three restaurants and a coffee shop…

The Sweet Taste of Summer

I had a different series of stories planned for this week, but the dreamy summer afternoons have been calling me to get out of my…

A Peek Into Surprise-Inside Cakes With Amanda Rettke

Today, In Studio moves into the kitchen for a chat with writer and baker Amanda Rettke. Amanda is a Fargo native and a mother of…

Josie’s Corner Cafe & Bake Shop

There are lots of reasons to check out Josie’s Corner Cafe & Bake Shop, a sunny little shop on the north edge of downtown Fargo,…

Sweet Treats and Great Prices at Halstad Bakery

There are only two things you need to know about the food at Halstad Bakery. First, it’s delicious. The little bakery’s menu is abbreviated —…

A Slice of Heaven at Exit 307

The Midwestern food scene is getting more diverse and interesting every day and my adopted state of North Dakota is no exception. But even as…

Our Town Bakery: The Perfect Coffee Break Between Grand Forks and Fargo

Gathering places are important in every community, but I’d argue they’re even more so in small towns, where there’s a strong tradition of lingering over…

Sweet Haven Bakery And The Non-Ironic Joy of Hipster Cookies

Editor’s Note: Sweet Haven Bakery will close its doors on October 12, 2013. Eat now, or forever hold your peace. I don’t know why, but…

Nichole's Fine Pastry Fruit Tart

Seriously Sexy Desserts at Nichole’s Fine Pastry

It’s just not summer until I have a fresh fruit tart. There are other desserts in the world, but the fruit tart has a special…