Get ready to celebrate Valborgsmässoafton like you've never celebrated Valborgsmässoafton before! Also, try saying that three times fast (or just one time correctly!). The American Swedish Institute, in conjunction with their café Fika, will be throwing a traditional Swedish celebration of the ap ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. In Sweden, to fika is to break for coffee and a snack. You can fika midday, fika as a low-pressure date, or fika to delay getting started on your taxes, but rega ... More >>
This weekend Heavy Table hosted the sixth installment of its North Coast Nosh series, an event that features a large array of local food purveyors dishing up a variety of samples to hungry ticket holders. North Coast Nosh VI was held at the American Swedish Institute in the Whittier neighborhood of ... More >>
Another week in October, another series of epic, not-to-be-missed festivals this Week in Food -- make space in your stomach and your weekend.
Sun Street Breads is hosting its first beer dinner (you read that correctly) tonight by featuring a "A Road Trip Down Highway 61" with heaps of Fulton ... More >>
OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulCafe Maude at Loring (City Pages first look)1612 Harmon Pl., MinneapolisCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S Fifth St., MinneapolisCow Bella Gelato1700 Grand Ave., St. PaulEat Shop Kitche ... More >>
OPENCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S 5th St., MinneapolisDilla's Ethiopian1813 Riverside Ave. N., MinneapolisEl Burrito MercadoInside Midtown Global MarketFoxy Falafel (City Pages coverage) 791 Raymond Ave., St. PaulFika at the American Swedish Institute (City Pages review)2600 Park A ... More >>
This Week in Food is a standout thanks to its range of unique events. Whether you like a picnic with your outdoor opera or boozing your way down the streets of historic White Bear Lake, we're confident you'll find an activity to suit your appetite.
Drink your way through historic downtown Whi ... More >>
Another week of summer has flown by at lightning speed, while the Cities are buzzing with food and drink news. Here are a few of the week's top stories from the Hot Dish.~Be in the know about which restaurants are newly opened, closed, or coming soon with our August edition of the Month in Revi ... More >>
See also:Fika restaurant to open at the American Swedish Institute in July
New Nordic food movementFika opened its doors to diners earlier this month as part of the American Swedish Institute's new Nelson Cultural Center opening.The chef behind the new endeavor is Michael Fitzgerald, formerly of Aur ... More >>
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle -- open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy., Minneapolis Birdhouse (City Pages preview)2516 Hennepin Ave. S., MinneapolisCowboy Jack's126 Fifth St. N., MinneapolisDevil's Advocate ( ... More >>
If you have never had a reason to visit the American Swedish Institute, this summer may be the ideal time to go. This amazing museum, which was once the residence of the influential Turnblad family, is in the process of completing its build-out of the Nelson Cultural Center, and it will include a ne ... More >>
courtesy of Nordic WareA Bundt for all seasonsWe're kickin' it old school this week in food thanks to events that harken back to a time when every table in the state sported a steaming hotdish and a sticky-sweet Bundt for dessert. Dig in!
Welcome home. The Gingerbread Man aces out Tom the Turkey (much to his relief, no doubt) this Week in Food.
Craving some wine on a Monday night? Take a wine tour of Piedmont, Italy, with Sommelier Tim Edmunds at Crave in the Galleria. Sample a variety of wines and ... More >>
Enzian44The mighty meterwurst.We have to admit--St. Paul is gaining an edge. On Tuesday chef Lenny Russo opens up Heartland's Farm Direct Market, where patrons can buy the restaurant's house-made charcuterie, jams, and jellies. It also will offer locally raised meats and poultry. But you'll have ... More >>
Nikki MillerFire on a stick is good. Deep-fried candy bars on a stick are better. The Great Minnesota Get Together returns this week, and with everyone stretching their stomachs, digging out their fat pants, and shotgunning 2% in preparation for the all-the-milk-you-can-drink stand, it's hard to ... More >>
American Swedish InstituteIt's a shame airfare prices have gone a little over-the-top lately. With airlines trying to recover costs from volcanoes erupting and the economy tanking, how could they not? So those dreaming of a summer getaway will have to wait until it won't break the bank to experie ... More >>
Pretty signage for a Shitty Session. Rustle up your chaps and cowboy boots and buckle up for a Shitty Barn Session, Hops and Horses, and Tour de Farm this Week in Food.
Summer is fast coming to a close. Enjoy these last warm Wednesdays out on the veranda--or in a shitty bar ... More >>
How far would you go for these babies? Everybody's got an angle this week be it four-legged friends, film stars, or Scandinavian hot dogs. Pick your poison, this week in food.
Hit the deck--Sea Change and Gastro non Grata present another Monday patio night. $5 g ... More >>
(Find out what's on top and bottom of this image at "Exquisite Robot." Artwork by Rogue Citizen)It's an insanely awesome weekend for free stuff. In this edition of Freeloader Friday we have a dance night that encourages bold displays of affection, a party celebrating nerds, art that features both ... More >>