Owamni in the News

One of Minnneapolis’ Newest, Hottest Restaurants Is Also One of the Country’s Most Important
Resy, September 2021, Deanna Ting

The Sioux Chef: Rediscovering Indigenous American cuisine
Illinois Times, September 2021, Peter Glatz

Sioux Chef’s new restaurant Owamni makes us think, in a delicious way
Pioneer Press, September 2021, Jess Fleming

Sean Sherman: What Can We Learn From Indigenous Culinary Traditions?
NPR, September 2021, Manoush Zomorodi

Why You Should Visit Minneapolis This Fall
AFAR Magazine, September 2021, Andrew Parks

Decolonized menu at Owamni by the Sioux Chef
Indian Country Today, August 2021, Shirley Sneve

Minneapolis Indigenous restaurant Owamni is a can’t-miss experience
Yahoo News, August 2021, Audrey Kennedy

These 7 salads at Twin Cities restaurants will brighten your summer
Star Tribune, August 2021, Rick Nelson

Now open: Minneapolis’ first full-service Indigenous restaurant, Owamni by the Sioux Chef
Star Tribune, August 2021, Sharyn Jackson

The pioneer: how chef Sean Sherman is shining a light on Native American cuisine
National Geographic UK, August 2021, Delle Chan

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous restaurant Owamni is now open
KARE-11, July 2021, Heidi Wigdahl

Sean Sherman’s First Brick & Mortar Restaurant Is A Tribute To Indigenous Foodways
Food & Wine, July 2021, Cinnamon Janzer

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week
Star Tribune, July 2021, Nicole Hvidsten

Sneak Peek: Owamni by The Sioux Chef
Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, July 2021, Stephanie March

‘Our whole mission is Indigenous education and Indigenous food access’: A Q&A with owners of Owamni by The SiouxChef
MinnPost, June 2021, Jim Walsh

Sioux Chef Sean Sherman’s new Minneapolis restaurant Owamni will blend the past and future
Star Tribune, June 2021, Rick Nelson

The Man Who Sees A Future Where Indigenous Foods Are Ubiquitous As Burgers
Esquire Magazine, May 2021, Kate Nelson

New downtown Minneapolis park blends mill ruins, Indigenous culture
Star Tribune, May 2021, Susan Du

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Food Movement, Next Generation of Parks
Minneapolis Parks Foundation Press Release, March 2021

Minneapolis Gets A New Park Celebrating Food From Its Native and Pioneer Past
Frommers, March 2021, Pauline Frommer

Indigenous Cuisine: Owamni Restaurant Will Serve Native American Dishes
Globetrender, February 2021

Wunderman Thompson Intelligence, January 2021, Emily Safian-Demers
Indigenous Dining

The Twin Cities Most Anticipated New Restaurants, 2021
Eater Twin Cities, January 2021, Joy Summers

Sioux Chef Restaurant to Open This Spring
Specialty Food Association, January 2021

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Restaurant Owamni Eyes Spring Opening
Mpls/StPaul Magazine, January 2021, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl

A New Minneapolis Park Puts Indigenous Culture Center Stage
Next City, December 2020, Cinnamon Janzer

New riverfront restaurant by popular American Indian chef to open on original Fuji-Ya site
Star Tribune, September 2017, Amelia Rayno

Chef Sean Sherman
and The Sioux Chef Story

The Man Who Sees A Future Where Indigenous Foods Are Ubiquitous As Burgers
Esquire Magazine, May 2021, Kate Nelson

Indigenous Cuisine Tells the Story of Connected Continents
Taste, May 2021, Anna Hezel

7 Dishes that Define Minnesota Cuisine and Where To Try Them
The Daily Beast, May 2021

14 Outstanding Chefs Who Made A Positive Difference in 2020
Departures, May 2021

The Future Is Now
MOLD Magazine, April 2021, Alyshia Galvez

A Conversation with Sioux Chef founder Sean Sherman
Illinois State University, WGLT’s Grow, April 2021, Sarah Nardi

Eat Well: 16 People Redefining Healthy Eating
SELF, March 2021, Carolyn Todd and Esther Tseng

Twin Cities restaurants fight food insecurity — even as their industry struggles
Star Tribune, March 2021, Rick Nelson

10 Food World Luminaries on Why Food Matters
Artful Living, March 2021, Julia Heffelfinger

ChangeMakers: Sean Sherman teaching Indigenous food traditions as cultural preservation
MPR News, November 2020, Kathryn Styer Martinez

Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef: This is The Year To Rethink ‘Thanksgiving’
Huffington Post, November 2020, Julia Kendrick

Despite industry upheaval, The Sioux Chef plans for the future of Indigenous Foods
Tribal Business News, October 2020, Josh Spanninga

Strengthening Their Identity
Longfellow Nokomis Messenger, October 2020, Margie O’Loughlin

Sean Sherman’s 10 Essential Native American Recipes
New York Times, November 2019, Sean Sherman

How a Feast for 1,000 Inspired an ‘Essential’ Dish From the Pacific Northwest
New York Times, November 2019, Sean Sherman

The Essentials of Native American Cuisine
New York Times, November 2019, Sam Sifton

Sean Sherman Plans to Open America’s First ‘Decolonized’ Restaurant
Food & Wine, October 2019, Katherine Martinelli

Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods
Foodtank, July 2019, Lisa Waterman Gray

The Sioux Chef’s Sean Sherman Honored by James Beard Foundation
Mpls/StPaul Magazine, May 2019, Stephanie March

Sean Sherman of The Sioux Chef wins James Beard Leadership Award
MPR News, March 2019, Chris Graves

The Thanksgiving Tale We Tell Is A Harmful Lie. As a Native American, I’ve Found a Better Way to Celebrate the Holiday
Time Magazine, November 2018, Sean Sherman

“Sioux Chef” Challenges Definition of Local Food with Indigenous Restaurants
Minnesota Monthly, October 2017, Anne Kopas

The Revival of Indigenous Ingredients
Eater Twin Cities, October 2017, Vox Creative

Sean Sherman Leads the Movement to Revitalize Native American Cuisine
Artful Living, May 2017, Trejal Rao

The ‘Sioux Chef’ Reviving Native American Cuisine
The Atlantic, November 2016, Nicola Twilley and Cynthia Graber

The Sioux Chef Spreading the Gospel of America’s First Food
Saveur, September 2016, David Treuer

Sioux Chef’s Kickstarter breaks individual-backer record for restaurants
Star Tribune, September 2016, Amelia Rayno

The Movement to Define Native American Cuisine
New York Times, August 2016, Tejal Rao

Sioux Chef serves up Native American cuisine
Star Tribune, February 2014, Lee Svitak Dean