City Pages - Review Best Soul Food Minneapolis 2014 - SunnySide Cafe'
Gluttons for good soul food should look no further than the SunnySide Café, a cozy corner spot just west of downtown Minneapolis that’s only open on weekends. The Sunday lunch buffet changes weekly but is carefully chosen to attack the taste buds from every angle. Among the trays you’re likely to find chicken jambalaya, candied yams, peppered mac and cheese, porkless beans and greens, and a mountain of crispy chicken that’s marinated for days with spices, lemon, olive oil, and garlic before hitting the oven. But the centerpiece of the whole meal is a gooey cornbread dressing, which is reminiscent of Thanksgiving stuffing. “It’s like have a holiday meal every Sunday,” says the hostess. Funk music is heard every time the chef, James Baker, bursts into the dining room greeting customers.
Stop by Sunny Side Cafe' and to meet Chef James and Alice!
We are always excited to serve you. Chef James combines the ingredients of integrity, professionalism and experience to create an event marked with the special attention it deserves. Chef James' 40+ years of experience has earned him a reputation of knowing just the right mix of foods and atmosphere for your event.
Sunny Side Cafe'
Chef James and his staff at Sunny Side Cafe' prepare homestyle cooking and excellent service for your dining experience! There's more...
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Chef James Baker on CREATE the Community Meal:
Listen to an animated Chef James Baker, give us his insights and thoughts regarding CREATE the Community Meal. His 40+ years of experience as a chef, allowed him and his staff to execute the feeding of 2,000 people at a 1/2 mile long table. No small feat for any chef!
Listen to Seitu Jones talk about Executive Chef Baker and his staff, the army of volunteers, and the two years of planning it took to CREATE the Community Meal!
Chef James Baker was the chef that could prepare, cook, and serve the meal.