Cheryl Johnson

  • Restaurants

    May 27, 2009

    Fhima opens two new Zahtar restaurants in the Twin Cities

    Flamboyant restaurateur finally focuses on giving diners what they want

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2005

    Red-hot CJ extends Lohan streak to 6 columns

    If there were a Pulitzer Prize in celebrity journalism--and really, isn't it time?--the Star Tribune's own Cheryl Johnson would surely be on this year's short list. The indefatigable CJ has been tracking Lindsay Lohan's movements round the cities like a one-woman Missing Persons Unit. All told, Loha ... More >>

  • News

    October 15, 2003

    No Pain, No Gain

    It's not torture when Americans are doing it

  • News

    March 5, 2003

    They Break Your Heart

    For Budd Rugg the world is one big unrequited crush

  • News

    November 20, 2002

    Where to Bury the Dirty Laundry

    The Strib, Norm Coleman, and the myth of objectivity

  • News

    July 25, 2001

    Purple Hazy

    In the past year, Prince has become a Jehovah's Witness, bitched about the record industry, canceled a national tour, and delayed the release of his new CD. But he doesn't want to talk about it.

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    Reading, Writing, and Revenue

    The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.