In the midst of this cold weather blast, we look down the Mississippi River towards the Big Easy. It was in New Orleans that Antoine Peychaud first created this refined beauty in a glass: the Sazerac, so named for Sazerac French brandy.See also:How to be a better home bartender: The Old Fashioned [R ... More >>
Life is hard to understand. What seems to be a bad thing so often turns into a good thing. It's that whole "If life gives you lemons, make lemonade" thing. I had just been booked for my first Twin Cities Live appearance, and they asked me to create a recipe for Father's Day. I worked hard o ... More >>
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The University ended their contract with Red Bull this month after the company repeatedly marketed the drink on campus.
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Richard Linklater chews on 'Fast Food Nation' and 'A Scanner Darkly'
In an industrial subbasement in Minneapolis, Allen Christian tends an elephants' graveyard of gutterballs
The tequila you knew and loved as a social drunk has caught a serious case of respectability
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Larry Long overturns the "great man" theory of traditional music, one folk at a time
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It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.
A long and rancorous effort to do away with tenure and run itself more like a business has set the University of Minnesota back for years to come.
U2 goes forward and backward with Pop.
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