food

Prayer Bus Tour Brings Awareness to Different Cultures in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-There are people from over 100 different countries living in Sioux Falls and several organizations want to bring awareness to the different cultures. The Multi-cultural Center along with Presentation Sisters and Pax Christi held their second Prayer Bus Tour of the year. On these trips people learn about different cultures, such as Ukraine, Armenia and Turkey. You don’t…

Falls Park Farmers Market Opens for the Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s now farmers market season and Saturdays warm temperatures brought a lot of people outside. Falls Park Farmers Market opened and will run until the last Saturday in October. It’s from eight a.m. to one p.m. every Saturday. They’re open regardless of the weather, but are hoping this will be a nice spring and summer season. They…

South Dakota Schools Celebrate ‘School Lunch Hero Day’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-   Lunch is an important part of a child’s school day. School districts across South Dakota strive to serve nutritious meals, but they aren’t able to do this without the help of all their school nutrition professionals. This is why today they are honoring these people as a part of ‘School Lunch Hero Day.’ Lunch time at John…

Hy-Vee Gears Up For Super Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, SD-  A lot of people are disappointed they won’t be watching the Minnesota Vikings play in the Super Bowl, but there are always the commercials and of course the food. Hy-Vee is gearing up for their version of the Super Bowl, a food super bowl. While they’re not competing for a championship, there’s a lot to do to get…

Swamp Daddy’s Opens Downtown Restaurant

Sioux Falls, S.D.- A popular Louisiana-based eatery is making its return to Sioux Falls. Swamp Daddy’s Cajun Kitchen officially opened their storefront today. The restaurant is located off of north Phillips avenue in downtown Sioux Falls. The popular eatery began as a food truck many years ago, and the new restaurant space is designed to replicate that same small and intimate…

One of the Best, Most Unused Features of Fitness Trackers

If you're serious about losing weight, your food is also something you need to follow

Fitness trackers continue to be one of the most commonly requested gifts for the holidays. We love them, but we appear to rarely be using them to their full potential. Augustana Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Brittany Gorres-Martens explains the benefits of tracking what you eat.   Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews

“Food Not Bombs” Coming to Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USDA estimates that Americans wasted 133 billion pounds and $161 billion worth of food in 2010. Now, a Sioux Falls man is bringing a global movement here to reduce food waste and help those in need, all at the same time. “Food Not Bombs” was founded in 1980. It’s a program where volunteers go around…

Empire Mall Taking Advantage Of Construction Traffic, Leasing Parking Lot To Food Trucks

The Empire Mall in Sioux Falls has some new tenants for the summer. As part of a pilot project, the mall is leasing some spots in their parking lot to food trucks. If all goes well they hope to make this an annual thing. “It’s about attracting a new crowd, a different crowd, a bigger crowd,” said The Empire Mall…

Sioux Falls Business Seeks Out Immigrant Workers

Grand Prairie Foods Finds Success

All the rumblings out of Washington DC, about building a wall and banning certain people from entering the country has one Sioux Falls couple concerned. Kurt and Valerie Loudenback own a food processing company that sends products all over the country and they hire people from all over the world. Immigrants make up the vast majority of the workforce at…

A Taste Of Ode To Food And Drinks’ Restaurant Week Menu

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Some of the most popular restaurants in Downtown Sioux Falls are showing off their top food selections for Restaurant Week. Each participating restaurant will feature a menu offering three courses for $30 per person, before tip. Ode to Food and Drinks stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to show off their special menu. Chef Bob says when he…

Beer, Books, Storytelling and that Aha Moment

The REACH Brewhaha is a fundraiser with beer tasting, true tales and storytelling.

When you think reading, you think of beer, right? That’s the thought anyway behind this year’s REACH Brewhaha fundraiser. REACH is a small non-profit that teaches adults to read, write and improve life skills. The event is March 30th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will feature seven storytellers from around the area that will  have five to 10 minutes…

Pita Pit Offers Healthy Food Alternatives

Looking for a healthy food choice while on the go? Pita Pit is right up your alley.

Tom and Annette Cruse, owners of all three Pita Pit locations in the Sioux Falls area, stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share healthier and more flavorful alternatives to traditional fast food. “It’s more of a flatbread,” Pita Pit owner Tom Cruse said, “You won’t be stuffed with the thick bread. We stuff it with 90 percent ingredients and only…

South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation “Prime Time Gala” Brings The Beef

The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Prime Time Gala to raise money to provide beef food-insecure families across the state. It’s part of an ongoing partnership the foundation has with Feeding South Dakota. In true cowboy fashion, it’s go big or go home, so the event is a huge country music concert along with a special…

Want Girl Scout Cookies? Here’s Where To Find Them

Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing, but the where and how you buy cookies has changed over the years. The girls still sell door to door, but there’s now an option to buy online while still contributing to the troop of your choice. Jessica Binkerd and Ann Gerberding, two of the moms of Sioux Falls Troop 40291, say…

Sioux Falls Multi-Cultural Center To Host “Decadence In Chocolate” Fundraiser

The event helps fund their 19 community programs

A sweet pre-Valentine’s Day event is coming up this Saturday, where you can not only get your fill of chocolates and wine, you can also help raise money to support some programs in the community. The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls is hosting the 5th annual Decadence in Chocolate fundraiser. Roxie Kelly, assistant director at SFMCC, says they will have…

Hy-Vee Chef Scott Teal Talks Healthy Meal Prep

With busy schedules and winter weather, it’s hard to find the motivation to eat right and prepare healthy meals. However, with some simple meal prep your efforts will go a long way. Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee teaches classes at the Hy-Vee on South Louise Avenue, including one that teaches you how to prepare simple meals that can serve four…