OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Cake Dodd Rd. & Hwy. 110, MendotaButter Bakery in new location3700 Nicollet Ave. S., MinneapolisCafe Maude at Lorin ... More >>
OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulCafe Maude at Loring (City Pages first look)1612 Harmon Pl., MinneapolisCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S Fifth St., MinneapolisCow Bella Gelato1700 Grand Ave., St. PaulEat Shop Kitche ... More >>
OPENCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S 5th St., MinneapolisDilla's Ethiopian1813 Riverside Ave. N., MinneapolisEl Burrito MercadoInside Midtown Global MarketFoxy Falafel (City Pages coverage) 791 Raymond Ave., St. PaulFika at the American Swedish Institute (City Pages review)2600 Park A ... More >>
At the end of May, a North Side woman filed suit against the city of Minneapolis and two police officers over the death of her young pit bull, who she had to put down after police shot the dog ten times. A few weeks later, police shot another pit bull in north Minneapolis, but this story has a happi ... More >>
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle -- open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy., Minneapolis Birdhouse (City Pages preview)2516 Hennepin Ave. S., MinneapolisCowboy Jack's126 Fifth St. N., MinneapolisDevil's Advocate ( ... More >>
Some people think baggy pants look cool, others prefer them because they're more comfortable than tighter-fitting alternatives.But Columbia Heights resident Eric Lee King apparently likes baggy because he can stuff things inside his pants then walk out of stores without paying for them. You know, ... More >>
This weekend is a great week for free winter festivals. The Saint Paul Winter Carnival started up this Thursday, so the capital city is bustling with activities including free sporting events, ice sculpting contests, outdoor yoga in the park, and more. Folks who like fancy sleds will want to che ... More >>
Kling built MPR from a small station in Collegeville, Minnesota.Bill Kling has come a long way since he started what is now Minnesota Public Radio 45 years ago. He's now the outgoing CEO of one of the most financially sustainable and commercially successful radio empires in the country -- whi ... More >>
Kei TerauchiKorean meal is never complete without banchanRecently, the Hot Dish received a letter from a reader suggesting an article on banchan, the little dishes that automatically appear on tables at Korean restaurants.
I find that whole process alienating, since I have no idea what I am ... More >>
Amu's Madras, Scusi, and more joined us this month...OPEN
Whisky Park, 15 S. Fifth St., Minneapolis
Malone's Bar & Grill, 12635 Elm Creek Blvd N., Maple Grove
Chocolate Celeste, 652 Transfer Ave., St. Paul
Hibachi Buffet, 111 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
Amu's Madras Cafe, 4920 Central Ave. NE, C ... More >>
It's Mommie Dearest meets Whatever Happened to Baby Jane this Halloween at the Heights Theater's screening of Strait-Jacket (1964), a gothic thriller written by Psycho author Robert Bloch. Joan Crawford stars this mother-daughter story that, unlike her Oscar-winning 1945 classic Mildred Pier ... More >>
www.shakeys.comShakeys stages a comeback and will reopen in Minnesota next summer.After nearly a decade-long absence, a pizza chain that once operated 16 locations in the state will return to Minnesota, with five new restaurants slated to open in the metro area.
The franchise was launched b ... More >>
Photo: banspyThe anniversary of Timothy McVeigh's terrorist attack in Oklahoma City has come and gone without incident, but Peter Dziuk is being held in the Hennepin County jail this morning after being charged with making terroristic threats bearing an erie similarity to McVeigh's plot.
The ... More >>
We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.