From dismemberment to boxing, preposterous plot points make up this French film
In America, there's a certain Thursday in November that wine drinkers look forward to. This is also true in France, but the holiday is a week earlier and it doesn't involve as much food, but it does involve a lot more wine. The point is, this Thursday is Beaujolais Nouveau Day! When the clocks ... More >>
Spending an evening at a great wine bar is one of life's most elegant, refined, and enjoyable dining experiences. Whether you're rediscovering a favorite wine; exploring little traveled regions, wineries, or varietals; seeking a perfect match of food and beverage; or just relaxing in good company, T ... More >>
A trip to Alsace via Edina's SalutLet's get right to it: The best part of this week in food is a last chance to get your fill of the popular food trucks next Saturday. Sure, it's going to cost you $125 (for charity!), but might we float the idea that it's worth it for one last paper boat of I ... More >>
Courtesy of Eric AustinIf you follow the local food scene at all, you'll surely recognize chef Eric "Big E" Austin's name. Known for both his sophisticated neo-soul fare and some very public endings to multiple business partnerships, Austin has made his presence known in the Twin Cities since ... More >>
Mike Phillips of Green Ox teams up next Tuesday with Corner Table's Scott Pampuch to host a "whole hog" dinnerNext Tuesday, local chefs Scott Pampuch of Corner Table and Mike Phillips of Green Ox will celebrate being featured in a new butchers' cookbook. And how better to celebrate than by go ... More >>
I sample over a thousand wines a year (yes, I spit many, for the sake of my health and liver), and very few wines are what I deem undrinkable. My dad, for example, loves his Tisdale Merlot, which is usually on sale at Morelli's in St. Paul for $2.00. I consider it drinkable, especially for ... More >>
Having recently returned from a trip to Paris, the Kleins are serving a "Tour" of regional menus.If you're wondering what to to with your newly free schedule after the World Cup watching dries up, check out Meritage's lineup of Tour de France-themed dinners, designed to "tour" the food and wi ... More >>
Wash down your fancy wine and cheese with a PBR at tonight's wine tasting at the Eagles Club.
Local French cafes will make you say, "Ooh la la!"
Controversial documentary 'Mondovino' just might drive you to drink
A man named Flaming Youth cruised the tearooms, drag weddings hit Lake Minnetonka--and everyone remained cloistered in the closet: An excerpt from Ricardo J. Brown's memoir of gay life in old St. Paul