Ann Kim

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Treat Yo'Self! Five Nights of Anniversary Fun at Pizzeria Lola Starts Tonight

    If chowing down on some of the best local pizza pie is already your idea of a party, then you're in for even more thrills, compliments of Pizzeria Lola as it celebrates its fourth birthday. See also: Critically Acclaimed Pizzeria Lola Heading to Northeast Minneapolis

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon November '14

    NOW OPEN Agra Culture Kitchen & Press in the MIA (City Pages Coverage) 2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis Bistro LaRoux (from the owners of Cajun 2 Geaux food truck) Circle Pines, MN Bull Run Coffee (in former Anodyne Coffeehouse space, City Pages coverage) 4301 Nicollet, Minneapolis Buster's on 28th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Critically Acclaimed Pizzeria Lola Heading to Northeast Minneapolis

    Could it be that another beloved pizza place is on the move? Indeed, just a week after finding out that Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza would expand to Eat Street, we're getting word that Pizzeria Lola, the wood-fired pizza shop from queen of the slices Ann Kim, has purchased a property in northeast Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Zen Box's Ramen Massive Attack Brings Ramen Burgers to the Twin Cities This Sunday

    All of you ramen fans out there better get ready to hold onto your hats, because one of the biggest names in Twin Cities ramen is throwing down with a party of epic proportions. John Ng and Lina Goh of Downtown Minneapolis's Zen Box Izakaya are hosting their second annual Ramen Massive Attack! and c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    R.T. Rybak to emcee Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge

    While the bees are feasting on dandelion nectar, we'll be sampling treats made from their dandelion honey, at the first Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge. Chefs from all over the Twin Cities are set to compete in the event presented by the Beez Kneez on Thursday, April 10 at the Nicollet Island ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Hello Pizza adds delivery service [MAP]

    Hello? Is it de-liv-er-eeeee you're looking for? That's the question that Lionel Richie, patron saint of Hello Pizza, and fans of Ann Kim's pies have been asking since she opened her fast casual New York-style, by-the-slice concept in Edina last spring. Kim's dough slingers focused first on get ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2013

    Scrumptious twists on sandwiches in the Twin Cities

    Startling and sublime, these are some of our favorite concept sandwiches around town

  • Restaurants

    May 1, 2013

    Hello Pizza is a slice of heaven

    The new Edina pizzeria boasts excellent toppings, flavorful sauce, and an A+ crust

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Best of Hot Dish: March 25-29, 2013

    Spring is in the air! A perfect time to enjoy the best of the Cities' food and drink. Here's what's happening around town with this week's Hot Dish.~We pay a visit to Isaac Becker's new place, Burch Steak and Pizza Bar, and give you the scoop. Read our review and check out the slideshow.~Get to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Hello Pizza in southwest Minneapolis: A first look

    Ann Kim knows her way around a pizza pie. Now that her Pizzeria Lola has become a bit of a phenomenon, she has moved into a new location with a new concept. Say hello to Hello Pizza. We stopped by for a first look at the new Linden Hills/Edina-area pizzeria. See also: Primebar closed Twin Citi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Hello Pizza in Edina now open

    Ann Kim has been expanding her pizza empire. First she created considerable buzz and fan devotion with Pizzeria Lola. Now, after the greatest window picture ever, she has unveiled the new Hello Pizza.

  • Restaurants

    February 6, 2013

    My Thrifty Valentine

    Seven suggestions for a romantic date night in the Twin Cities under $50

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Top 15 places to eat with kids in the Twin Cities

    For parents who love good food, finding a restaurant that they and their kids will enjoy is like finding gold. The criteria can be formidable: The atmosphere should be fairly casual and noise-tolerant, so kids and adults can relax; the menu should offer simple and familiar food for kids but sophis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: April 2-April 6, 2012

    It's been another fine week filled with the tastiest of food news here at Hot Dish. Here are a few of the week's top stories.~In Chef Chat, we chatted up John Kraus of Patisserie 46 and discussed his recent victory in the Food Network Chocolate Challenge.~Another local makes the natio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Pizzeria Lola's Ann Kim shines on 'Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives' [VIDEO]

    In case you missed it, Minneapolis's own Pizzeria Lola was featured on an episode of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives last night. Host Guy Fieri paid a visit to the south Minneapolis pizzeria along with local food celebrity Andrew Zimmern to get a peek at the kitchen and chef Ann Kim' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Delta teams with top local chefs for 12 new restaurants at MSP

    The skies might not be friendlier, but things on the ground are tastier​What began with Ike's and Surdyk's has expanded into a dramatically upgraded foodie experience at MSP International, with new restaurants from a veritable who's who of local star chefs popping up on Concourse G at the Lindberg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Pizzeria Lola's Lady ZaZa Pizza: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 65

    A slice of Korean-Italian heaven...​I am not alone in my reverence of the Lady ZaZa, although when I first made her acquaintance, this lovely dish had not yet been christened with a proper name. She was known simply as the kimchi pizza among those who frequented Ann Kim's hugely popular Pizzeria L ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    January 12, 2011

    Pizzeria Lola serves up a slice of class in south Minneapolis

    Pizza joint opens in former Xerxes Market space

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Pizzeria Lola opening this month in South Minneapolis

    Pizzeria Lola aspires to be "a neighborhood institution that fosters joy, beauty and friendship"​The corner of 56th Street and Xerxes Avenue in Southwest Minneapolis is about to get tastier. Ann Kim, an actor turned restaurateur, and her business partner Conrad Leifur are set to open Pizzeria ... More >>

  • Arts

    May 15, 2002

    Y Tu Película También

    'Hollywood Shuffle' in shades of brown; Sanity's loss is theater's gain

  • Arts

    March 4, 1998

    Russian Roulette

    A makeshift "project" by Frank Theatre tries to catch the wry in Chekhov's short stories; a Mixed Blood comedy shows the stereotype in the TV sitcom--and the damage done.