If there's one thing we can say about donut fans, it's that they're diehard. Something in those rings of deep-fried dough inspires a fiercely obsessive hunger that somehow makes triple the daily sugar allowance totally acceptable as breakfast. Mind you, we aren't complaining. We'll follow those tr ... More >>
Everyone seems to have enjoyed Cocktails at the Castle last night at ASI (if you missed it this time around, they'll be hosting another one soon), but it's the weekend now and the weekend is time for beer. Top billing goes to the very first Great Minnesota Food Truck Rally at Harriet Brewing th ... More >>
Without question, a gathering of food trucks is cause for celebration. Throw in some beer and local music and it's likely an evening of fun. Now, not every gathering has been a huge success, poor planning and high prices have plagued some other truck events. The difference with this event is that it ... More >>
Rock the Garden might be over, but if you still have a hankering for outdoor music, food, and summer celebrating, mark your calendar for Rock the 'Hills, coming up this weekend. Sure, it's on a much smaller scale and you may not recognize any of the names on the band lineup (though there is one ... More >>
This week, the Seward neighborhood's Tracy's Saloon & Eatery is celebrating the holiday season with TV's favorite secular holiday tradition, Festivus. To raise food and money for Second Harvest Heartland, Tracy's has dedicated the week to the Seinfeldian holiday by offering specials that encoura ... More >>
If you spent the weekend snacking on brains zombie-style, it might be nice to mix up the menu a bit and explore something a little less ... raw. Fortunately this Week in Food is packed with options, including City Pages' own Iron Fork competition.
Food Day arrives at Coffman UnionIn the lead-up to everyone's favorite candy-laden holiday it can't hurt to embrace some healthier activities before you go full-on gut-rot. Thankfully this week in food brings both the first Food Day at Coffman Union and a great charitable opportunity at Soler ... More >>
The charity event includes a FREE tasting open to the publicOn Sunday, October 30, many of the best-known chefs in the Twin Cities are partnering with Dragsmith Farms at Solera to host a dinner celebrating the local harvest to benefit those who have a hard time putting food on the table. We ... More >>
Today's the day to secure your half-off tickets!City Pages annual Iron Fork cook-off is coming up on Thursday, October 13, from 6-9 p.m. at International Market Square. Local chefs Donald Gonzalez from Forepaughs, Adam Vickerman from Cafe LeVain, Joe Wuestenhagen from Hell's Kitchen, JD Fra ... More >>
Second Harvest HeartlandGrocers give food to the hungry that would otherwise go to waste. MPR's series on hunger in Minnesota recently looked into food waste and reported that the state throws away nearly 715 million pounds of food every year. Wow. Considering the average person eats about fi ... More >>
Donate food, get Punchy!Punch pizza is running a promotion tomorrow to help Second Harvest restock its food banks. Last year, customers brought in more than 7,000 pounds of nonperishable food. Eat pizza and help Punch meet this year's goal of 10,000 pounds. Click to the next page for the coup ... More >>
Judge the brews AND feed the hungry.Ready to play a part in deciding who's roasting up the best brew in the cities? Then you need to hit up the Calhoun Coffee Festival 2010 on Saturday at Calhoun Square from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a $10 donation, festival-goers receive a commemorative mug ... More >>
Find out who took home first prize...In case you missed last week's Iron Fork and 4-Orange Iron Cocktail competitions at International Market Square, we've got the photographic recap for 'ya right here, right down to the presence of the 4-Orange vodka girls prancing around in some sort of ora ... More >>
Yesterday we gave Hot Dish readers a chance to win two free tickets to tonight's Iron Fork chef competition by telling us, in five words or less, why they deserve to go. Our winner is Jennifer Lesch for her touching and slightly desperate entry: NEW MOM NEED DATE NIGHT. Jennifer and a guest ... More >>
Ten bartenders mix for a trip to Miami!How's this for mixing it up on a Monday night? Ten local bartenders are competing tonight at the 4 Orange Iron Cocktail Competition from 6-8 p.m. at Chino Latino, emceed by Seth Bixby Daugherty. For the first round, bartenders must use 4 Orange vodka a ... More >>
Orchard mobster overwhelming the applesFruits of the City is looking for pickers to orchard-mob on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon by "storming" a Rush City orchard and relieving the place of its extra apples. The farm has donated its remaining crop, and the fruit will be turned over to Sec ... More >>
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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sponge Bob Square Pants children's TV show, the Mall of America is doing the two things they do best: Make it big and unite the fatties.