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  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Build-Your-Own Pizza Concept Coming Soon to Dinkytown

    Mesa Pizza, long the late-night slice purveyor of choice for U of M students, will soon have a bit of competition. Pizza Studio, a rapidly expanding national chain of fast-casual, build-your-own pizza joints is heading to Dinkytown this fall. See also: PizzaRev, a Buffalo Wild Wings-backed pizza jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The best indie musicians to follow on Twitter

    Way back in 2006, I bet the founders of Twitter had no idea the social-media platform would become the force it is today. Sure, you can interact with your friends and whatnot, but perhaps the coolest, most intriguing part of Twitter is the way it makes us music lovers able to connect with what our f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    PizzaRev, a Buffalo Wild Wings-backed pizza joint, is better than you might expect

    Last week, PizzaRev, a fast-casual pizza chain from California, opened its second Minnesota location in Edina. Buffalo Wild Wings -- which recently invested in Minnesota's Rusty Taco chain -- owns the franchise rights to PizzaRev in Minnesota, as part of its effort to diversify within the fast-casua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    With Windvane, Bad Weather brews a distinct Minnesota Red Ale

    After a bad weather-filled Home Run Derby, we're turning our attention to a kind of bad weather we like to have around: Minnetonka's Bad Weather Brewing Company and specifically, its flagship brew, Windvane. See also: Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA offers a lighter, citrusy IPA experience

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    The Four Firkins will open second, smaller location in Oakdale with tastings and classes

    Craft beer haven the Four Firkins, currently operating a single 2,200-square foot store in St. Louis Park, has announced the location and details of their upcoming second location. If all goes according to plan, this second store, bordering Woodbury near Best Buy and Buffalo Wild Wings off the I-94 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Buffalo Wild Wings offers 100 guests a year of free wings

    What would you do for a free plate of Buffalo Wild Wings every week for a year? Would you stand outside their new Edina location hours before they open, like a tech fiend awaiting the newest generation of iPhone? If so, you and 99 other guests stand a chance at winning a book of 52 coupons (one for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    PizzaRev, a Buffalo Wild Wings-backed pizza joint, makes its way to Minnesota

    Look out, Punch Pizza. PizzaRev, a new Chipotle-style pizza joint hailing from California, will open its first Minnesota location in Hopkins on May 14. PizzaRev offers quick, make-your-own pizzas at a lower price than Punch, but whether it stands up in quality remains to be seen. See also: Viking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Vikings' Matt Kalil to bring Pieology Pizza to Minnesota

    Pizza and football go together like lutefisk and church dinners -- one just doesn't feel right without the other. In recent years, some of the sport's biggest stars have latched on to certain pizza chains, dividing pizza fans in the same manner as football fans. Peyton Manning works with Papa John's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Top 10 Places to Eat in the North Loop

    As its ubiquitous, chic loft condominiums suggest, the North Loop is quickly becoming a hot spot for trendy Minneapolitans. Bordered by the new Twins Stadium to the southwest, Hennepin Avenue to the southeast, Plymouth Avenue to the northwest, and the Mississippi River to the northeast, the heart o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Argument at Buffalo Wild Wings led to Reynold Pratt allegedly brandishing knife at bar

    One unfortunate patron got a whole lot more than wings, beer, and sports during a recent trip to Buffalo Wild Wings. SEE ALSO: Buffalo Wild Wings' profits are blazin' On Monday, Reynold Pratt's attempts to chat up the man sitting next to him at the bar in B-Dubs' West St. Paul location were rebuffed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Twin Cities Beer Fest this Saturday at the MOA

    In the mood for a beer fest this weekend? Of course you are. If you missed out on tickets to the Great Taste of the Midwest in Madison, Wisconsin, there is a fest you can hit right here at home. Last summer's Minneapolis Beer Fest is making a comeback with a new name and a new location. Now sporting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Mall of America to celebrate 20th birthday with a 'Cake Boss' cake and free eats

    On August 11, 1992, the Mall of America first swung open its doors and became the nation's largest retail and entertainment complex, changing Minnesota forever. Now, on this August 11, the behemoth mall will celebrate its 20th birthday with plenty of free eats, including a custom-made cake by Buddy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Top 10 Minnesota brands with most Facebook likes

    The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal just released its annual list of the Minnesota brands with the top 10 Facebook likes. In the social media age, Facebook likes are a good proxy for evaluating where brands stand with their customers. Sure, dollars and cents they aren't, but a strong social me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Minneapolis firefighter victorious in wing-eating competition

    Dan Nalepka, a rig operator for the Minneapolis Fire Department, helped win a charity wing-eating contest at Buffalo Wild Wings in Roseville earlier this week. The "Wing Challenge" event is an annual competition between Minneapolis and St. Paul firefighters designed to raise food donations for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Vikings stadium: Parking lot naming rights centerpiece of Ramsey County's revised plan

    Minnesota VikingsIn another step toward a dystopian future, Ramsey County wants to sell parking lot naming rights.​First we had the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. Then, in order to capitalize on revenue from naming rights, we had Mall of America Field at the Metrodome.Soon, if Ramsey County officia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Buffalo Wild Wings to test tabletop iPad ordering in Minneapolis

    ​After successfully completing one phase of testing at a Toronto store, Buffalo Wild Wings announced plans to launch a second phase of testing of its proposed tabletop iPad ordering system at an undisclosed Minneapolis branch, reports Computer World.Buffalo Wild Wings, the largest Minneapolis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Buffalo Wild Wings' profits are blazin'

    BW3 had a hot 2011. ​What's hotter than BW3's blazin' sauce? The Minneapolis-based company's stock, that's what. Buffalo Wild Wings' profits soared 34 percent during the the fourth quarter of 2011, surpassing analysts' expectations. In total, the company killed it all 2011 long, with net income gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Mankato Brewery launches this week

    Mankato Brewery brings locally brewed beer to Mankato​The new breweries just keep on coming in this exploding Minnesota beer scene. Last week saw the launch of the Minneapolis-based and Belgian-inspired Boom Island Brewing Company at Pig and Fiddle, the Edina beer pub recently opened by the ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    September is beer fest month in the Twin Cities

    Mark RobertsBeer fests abound this month in the Twin Cities​Grab your goblets and get a good protein base in your gut. It's going to be a marathon month for beer fans in the Twin Cities. Every weekend holds something big, including two Saturdays with two events each. This Saturday kicks it off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Gopher game-day specials?

    Where does Goldy go to grab cheap game-day grub?​A reader writes: I remember when Benchwarmer Bob's was still open. They would offer $0.50 burgers during the Gopher football games. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that offers such specials during the Gopher Games anymore?

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Minneapolis Beer Fest coming in September

    The newest Twin Cities celebration of suds​Rumors have been swirling for months about the Minneapolis Beer Fest, but information has been hard to come by. It was almost as if the sponsors wanted to keep it a secret. The rumors were that it would be big. The first person to mention it to me, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings: Free wings thanks to NFL lockout end

    Free wings! Free wings!​Now that football season is officially back on, Buffalo Wild Wings is giving away free wings to celebrate. Back in March, the Minnesota company promised six free wings to anyone who signed its Facebook petition to end the NFL lockout. The promise came with a caveat: th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Beer, wings and trucks in the Best of Hot Dish: July 4-8, 2011

    One of the holy trinity​The temps are forecasted to get outrageous today, so in honor of all the blue skies and hot weather, the Hot Dish celebrates the three main tenets of good, old-fashioned summertime fun: beer, wings and trucks (well, at least according to us). Here's some of the fine stories ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings stock jumps to all-time high

    ​Buffalo Wild Wings has started the summer off with some spicy-hot profits: shares of the company are at an all-time high. The stock hit a share price of $68.38 two days ago, more than 50 percent up from stock prices last year, says Matt DeFrisco of Lazard Capital. Yesterday, stock rose even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings offers free wings if you "like" NFL lockout petition on FB

    If the NFL lockout ends by July 20, you can get free wings​Buffalo Wild Wings has stepped things up a notch in its attempt to get this year's football season back on track: The Minnesota-grown company is offering six free wings to anyone who likes its petition to stop the NFL lockout on Facebo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings donates 10% of sales to north Minneapolis tornado relief

    Eat wings and help tornado victims​Eat dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, June 1, and a portion of your bill will go to help the victims of the north Minneapolis tornado. The local company announced that it will donate 10 percent of money spent on food and nonalcoholic drinks at its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith takes 18% pay cut

    Sally Smith didn't quite sell enough wings last year, so she took a pay cut​Sally Smith is known for doing whatever it takes to make her company, Buffalo Wild Wings, successful. And last year, apparently that meant a massive pay cut. Documents filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings petitions to stop NFL lockout

    ​Perhaps no local company will be more affected if the Minnesota Vikings and the rest of the NFL stay home this season than Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant chain--a favorite locale for eating wings while watching sports, as we documented in our recent cover story, "The Wing to Power"---st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings 7th-fastest-growing restaurant chain

    ​The news is just out: Buffalo Wild Wings, a local company, is the seventh-fastest-growing restaurant chain in the nation. We just wrote about how wings are all the rage in our cover story, Wing to Power. Looks like in 2010, Buffalo Wild Wings' 732 restaurants grossed $1.7 billion in sales, ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings and the triumph of the chicken wing

    How a regional delicacy took over fast casual dining

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings sued by Canadian competitor

    Wings: They're worth big money.​Buffalo Wild Wings has hit a speed bump in its fast-paced quest to spread spicy bar food across North America. A Canadian competitor has filed a lawsuit accusing the Minnesota company of trademark infringement. Buffalo Wild Wings is adding to its empire of 700 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Restaurant Roll Call, 2010

    The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.​When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't. Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon January '11

    More Thai, wings, and French pastry arrived in the Twin Cities this month.​ OPEN Hazel's NE (2859 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis) Naviya's Thai Kitchen (2812 W 43rd St., Minneapolis) Cocina del Barrio (5036 France Ave. S., Edina) The Herb Box (Eden Prairie Lifetime Fitness) Buffalo Wild Wings (200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Buffalo Wild Wings to open in Dinkytown

    BW3s is back at the U!​After a decade-long absence, Buffalo Wild Wings will return to its rightful home: a spot on the U of M campus. In the mid-1990s, when the franchise was still known as BW3s--the original name was Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck--the Ohio-founded business had one lone location ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Wing Ding flings wings for a good cause tonight at the Depot Minneapolis

    Get your wing on tonight at the Minneapolis Depot​The chicken wings and desserts will be flowing like manna tonight at the Depot Minneapolis, as over 25 local restaurants provide their wares in honor of the 17th Annual Tubman's Wing Ding. Tubman, named for Harriet Tubman, is a local organiza ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 4, 2010

    The art of the menu and ordering good food

    Tips on making a great menu and avoiding buyer's remorse

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Fourth of July, Ten Second Film Fest: Freeloader Friday

    ​Fourth of July weekend promises to be a good one. This week in Freeloader Friday we have free fireworks, free film fests, free events for families, and more.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Buffalo Wild Wings' sales not so hot

    ​It looks like the chickens are coming home to roost for Buffalo Wild Wings. After two years of rapid growth, Minnesota's high-flying casual dining company warned investors this week that its first-quarter sales were flat compared to the previous quarter, and April's numbers would be even wors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Buffalo Wild Wings special sparks violence in Brooklyn

    The Minneapolis-based chain offers a 40-cent chicken wing promotion in NYC. Thousands of on-holiday high schoolers descend. Pandemonium ensues.

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Frugal Living site lists cheap eats for kids

    Website lists dozens of places kids can eat for free or ridonkulously cheap.

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Trix Cereal, Pringles caught up in trademark lawsuits

    Don't you dare mess with Trix. General Mills might sue your ass.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Buffalo Wild Wings appears to be recession-proof

    Buffalo Wild Wings raking in recession dough.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Super Bowl wing sales off the charts

    You and apparently everyone you know will be eating buffalo wings in about 48 hours.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Will Taste of Minnesota improve with new owners?

    Will change in ownership bring better food to Taste of Minnesota? ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 25, 2008

    The Suburbs Step It Up

    Three new west metro restaurants help diners break away from the national chains

  • Restaurants

    March 13, 2002

    Desire of Wings

    The humble chicken wing: nadir of an American cucina povera?

  • News

    May 3, 2000