Fried food and football go hand in hand. There is nothing like settling in for the big game with a big basket of crispy chicken goodness. We scoured the Twin Cities and decimated the local wet nap supply in search of the very best chicken wings around. You want spicy? We have one that will tear the ... More >>
Should we still call it "artisan"?
Michele Bachmann is concerned the Obama administration's contraception mandate is a step down a slippery slope toward a China-style one-child policy.She expressed this concern during a Tuesday night appearance on Glenn Beck's online TV show, "Real News From the Blaze" (video embedded below). Bach ... More >>
Minneapolis has the well-earned reputation as the top biking spot in America. In fact, that rep has apparently spread all the way across the globe, and now the Australian media has come, like anthropologists studying some far-off tribe, to learn about our frigid little bicycling paradise.Of cours ... More >>
After being barred from performing in China by the Ministry of Culture last year for unknown reasons, Bob Dylan has received the go-ahead to perform two dates in April. It will mark the first time Dylan has performed in mainland China in his five-decade-long career.
We'll see these guys in hell. It's a star-studded Week in Food with Thom Pham hosting an Oscar nomination breakfast at his Wondrous Kitchen and Chino Latino honoring this year's hottest celebrity--the rabbit. Tuesday 1/25 Thom Pham hosts an Oscar-worthy celebration to benefit the Aegis Foundat ... More >>
Believe it or not, there was a time when "Mason Jennings" wasn't a household name in these parts. Somewhat fresh to the Twin Cities in the late '90s, Mason and his band, which at the time included Minneapolis fixture Robert Skoro (then still a teenager) on bass, began the trek and career that has ... More >>
Dan Dan noodles might be the new pad Thai
Lyndale and Hennepin are peppered with a plethora of Asian fusion options
A classic culinary case of East meets West
Charles Carlson confession leads to 113-word correction on previous puff piece.
After Charles Carlson was busted for several major lies about his past, he says he plans to withdraw from the race.
Freeze Frame: the arresting images of Minneapolis photographer and New York art star Alec Soth
Critics say a power plant designed to reduce carbon emissions could be a cancer-causing boondoggle
A dozen discerning film fest picks
How do you get along with 18 million neighbors?
Fickle major labels, lethargic production schedules, desensitized index fingers--nothing can slow John Munson down
Hines Interests joins in the stadium game. What does that mean for Twinsville?
Surveying China with Hero cinematographer Christopher Doyle
'The Terminal' puts all of American entertainment under one roof
Jonathan Richman, modern lover
As a Child, Cy Thao Crossed the Mekong from Laos to a New World. Now His Paintings Are Taking the Hmong People Home.
Expelling the proletariat from China's workers' paradise
The Shaw Brothers' classic chopsocky epics are kickin' it again
For people who cook too much: A holiday survivor's guide
Zadie Smith's Jamaican-British-Chinese-Jewish novel
Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies
Want to change the world? Get out of your car and onto a bike.
Jet Li crosses over from China but comes on cold in Kiss of the Dragon
Two former lovers and six Minnesota writers unite in a serial short story
French blockbuster maker Luc Besson delivers his non-awaited director's cut of The Big Blue
1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike
Of tie-dyed bats, rabbi bears, and the elusive "7th generation" tag
Maybe Diana Pierce's 1998 New Year's resolution ought to be to hire a psychic.
Polls show that a majority of swing voters disapprove of Janet Reno's decision not to seek an outside prosecutor for Donorgate. That's bad news for the liberals who keep pooh-poohing the corruption issue.
It should be remembered that the first plant Saddam used to make chemical weapons was built by the American multinational Bechtel with money supplied by the U.S. Agriculture Department.
There's less to the House minority leader's budget opposition than meets the eye
Bill Clinton's Indonesian connection brought him campaign cash in exchange for influence--and continued inaction on the country's notorious human rights abuses.