Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Mark Mallman's brand new video emphatically launches this week. We've also got new clips from Spooky Black, Jay Simonson, Origami Bones, and a Minneapolis-laden video from M ... More >>
After officially closing its Minnetonka location on December 29, Origami Sushi reassured fish fans that it still plans to increase its presence. Its Uptown location at the ground floor of the new MoZaic building on Lagoon Avenue is expected to open in early February, reports the Southwest Journal.Se ... More >>
See also: Origami's deep-fried blowfish: Not just for the thrill of it 100 Favorite Dishes: Uni at Origami No offense to some of the other good sushi joints in town, but we've always had a soft spot for Origami in the Warehouse District. From its incredibly delicate gyoza to its perfectly constructe ... More >>
The Twin Cities may not be renowned for its fresh seafood, but we do have some respectable options when it comes to sushi. With the Japanese culinary staple becoming more and more ubiquitous, it helps to have an idea of which places consistently offer the freshest, tastiest sushi. A hot dog is oft ... More >>
Aunt Else'sAebleskivers originated in Denmark in the 1600s.You don't have to cross the Atlantic to get your hands on aebleskiver, a traditional Danish dish that's a cross between a pancake and a popover. Local company Aunt Else will be sampling its very own mix, prepared with Minnesota flour, sug ... More >>
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WakameEat sushi, help earthquake victimsCNN and BBC switched their 24-hour coverage from Japan earthquake to Libya last week, but the hardship for survivors is far from over. Behind the news coverage of the nuclear crisis in Fukushima are hundreds of families in evacuation shelters, as well as fa ... More >>
Kei TerauchiTasty and versatile, the duck can pull off any world cuisineDuck is revered in various cuisines around the world. It's well known that the French and Chinese have long valued the fatty meat as a delicacy, but it might be somewhat unexpected that the Japanese have a thing for duck ... More >>
Lu LippoldLike Pike Place Market, but more civilizedIt's not Pike Place Market in Seattle. Coastal Seafoods employees don't shout at the customers or hurl fish at each other like footballs. They are polite Minnesotans. They hand you your nicely wrapped purchase in a friendly way. Both the Min ... More >>
Kei TerauchiThe potentially deadly fugu is a veritable winter delicacyLast winter Origami received attention by becoming the first restaurant in Minnesota to serve fugu, Japanese blowfish. The hype around fugu's grand arrival in Minnesota was mainly focused on the danger of the fish. While ... More >>
Lisa Gulya If you've seen the Japanese film Tampopo, you know the power of a perfectly prepared bowl of Japanese noodles. Heck, even if you've never heard of Tampopo, you probably know someone who subsisted on ramen noodles when times were tough. This Food Fight is for them. We want to make ... More >>
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