In the old Masonic Building at Hennepin and 6th, now part of the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, a new restaurant serving sophisticated American bar food and takeaway deli sandwiches (from their M To-Go area), quietly opened earlier this month. They're doing everything from morning ... More >>
In Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal the 18th-century satirist famously suggested that poor children in Ireland be eaten, rather than become a burden to their parents and country. Nearly 300 years later, science journalist John Bohannon made his own modest proposal, espousing that instead of for ... More >>
One of the things that has made Charles Schultz's Peanuts comic strips and characters so popular over the past 60 years is that we all have a bit of Charlie Brown in us, and Lucy, and Snoopy, and Linus, and Sally, and Schroeder (and Pig Pen for that matter).This universal quality is on display in ... More >>
For its 29th season, Zenon Dance Company's first evening of work at the Cowles Center went over with panache. The opening weekend included the premiere of two pieces by Daniel Charon and Mariusz Olszewski, as well as Morgan Thorson's fabulous "Deluxe Edition" from 2010 and Danny Buraczeski's fun ... More >>
Panoramio/matchboxNDSee ya!The Hot Dish posted this week on a few downtown Minneapolis staples that are flying the coop, plus stories on what may be the manliest restaurant in America and a bit of Twin Cities soul food history. As summer winds down and the fair is in our rear view mirror, here's ... More >>
Cowles CenterEating opportunities at downtown's new dance and performance center. Years in the making, the long anticipated Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts will have its grand opening this Saturday.
The Hot Dish might not know anything about pirouettes or Baby Freezes, but we ... More >>