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Washington County Pioneer Press NANCY NGO   Alaska Eatery is now open in St. Louis Park in the former Shelly’s Woodroast off Interstate 394 just east of Louisiana Avenue. Owner Bruce Taher, who also runs Wayzata Eatery in Wayzata, is basing his menu on seafood found in Alaskan waters, such as salmon, skate wing, halibut […]

Wayzata Eatery, Minnesota Monthly: Best New Restaurants

11/01/07 10:40 SUBURBAN Wayzata Eatery and Wine Bar Diners in the western suburbs don’t need to venture to downtown Minneapolis for remarkable eating since the Wayzata Eatery opened in the Colonial Square shopping center last summer. The interior is far classier than the strip-mall surroundings might indicate: A raised platform of dark wood booths and […]

Seafood and chops are tops on Alaska Eatery menu

New restaurateur Bruce Taher just might be tackling the dining-out world one suburb at a time. His Taher Inc., which manages 400-plus food service operations in schools, nursing homes, summer camps, businesses and other institutions, waded into the restaurant business earlier this year by opening the appealing Wayzata Eatery. Now he’s taking on the familiar […]

New school of lunches: Firm tries to help students eat right

By Holly Ebel Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN Indian curry, Thai noodles and fish tacos in the school lunchroom? Indian food, including roti wraps served with cashew slaw and cilantro mint raita, was on the menu recently at Kasson-Mantorville High School. Regional Chef Shari Jarett of Rochester, left, serves Indian food to students, including junior Danyel Hythecker, […]

Wayzata Eatery

NOVEMBER 2007 By Peter Lilienthal Address 1179 E. Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata, 952-288-2866, wayzataeatery.com The Scene Tucked in a corner of a Lunds-centric strip mall in Wayzata, the former Louie’s Habit has been converted into a compact, comfortable, and copacetic neighborhood dining spot. Aside from a handsome Persian carpet, the dcor is minimalist: latticed beams sporting […]

Diving in: Taher Inc. joins restaurant scene

By Mike Mitchelson Bruce Taher, CEO of Taher Inc., doesn’t describe his business as a catering company. “Sometimes people think catering is food prepared elsewhere and brought in,” he said. Taher Inc. operates more than 400 kitchens located in private schools, universities, corporations and retail outlets in 10 states. Each location has an executive chef […]

Taher Serving Local Schools To Go Trans Fat Free

WMTV MADISON 8:19 PM Jan 27, 2007 Last Updated: 8:10 AM Jan 28, 2007 Reporter: Dana Brueck New York city officials voted to ban trans fat. Now, a Minnesota food service company that serves a number of area schools will do away with the unhealthy ingredient in an effort to give children healthier school lunches. […]