When we first heard about the Sunday evening date night at Café Lurcat, we were incredulous. Two starters, two entrees, and two desserts plus a bottle of red, white, or bubbly -- all for a Ulysses S. Grant ($50)? It simply couldn't be true. Café Lurcat is a first-class restaurant in a fantastic lo ... More >>
We're with Garfield on this one: Mondays. We hate 'em. But some restaurants are trying to change our attitudes about this bummer of a day, so as the moths continue to fly out of our wallets for the second week in a row, we explore what Lake Street has to offer in the inexpensive evening-out genre: M ... More >>
The Twin Cities characters we all know and love
Don't beat yourself up too much, single fellas -- a new study by the Are You Interested? online dating site concludes that Minneapolis women are some of the pickiest online daters in the country.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first date live-tweeted by City Pages bloggerThe study analyzed 450,000 "interactio ... More >>
Young, single, broke, and live in the Twin Cities? According to a new study put together by the Money Under 30 blog, you're probably spending less nights falling asleep by yourself while watching Netflix after a dinner of Ramen noodles than your peers in most other cities.SEE ALSO: Coffee shop first ... More >>
Who says finding true, lasting love is more difficult in the online dating and social media age?SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets A Philadelphia Inquirer profile of new Twins pitcher Vance Worley contains the cute story of how Worley met his fiancée, Mar ... More >>
Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love
Last night, yours truly was chilling out at his favorite coffee joint when an attractive blonde sat down at the neighboring table.SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets She looked like she was waiting for someone, and lo and behold, about 15 minutes later a yo ... More >>
Bald is beautiful. At least here in Minneapolis, apparently.A new study by OurTime.com, an online dating site for singles aged 50-plus, ranked the top 10 cities where bald men have the most dating success with women, and Minneapolis came in fourth, according to the Huffington Post.The Huff Post cite ... More >>
Living on the cheap can be super sweet at Yarusso-Bros.Knowing how to live frugally does not make you a granny who separates two-ply toilet paper. Being thrifty nowadays means you are crafty and wise. Plus, it's too hot to cook at home. So here are a few places where you can eat well while sa ... More >>
To do the Dew, or not to do the Dew?I just started dating a guy, and I like everything about him...except his Mountain Dew habit. I shop at the farmers' markets/co-op, and eating local, organic, real food is something I really value. Is Dew a dealbreaker?
Eat this.We hope your week has been joyful and drenched with good food and drink. This week at the Hot Dish we talked about first dates and wineology, and had oh so many Top lists. Here are a few items we wouldn't want you to miss. ~Yeah, Andrew Zimmern eats penises--tell us something we didn't k ... More >>
In Seven heaven: The restaurant's rooftop couches make a sublime cheap dateOn a first date, or even for the first couple months of a relationship, a cheap date is not a good idea. Those are the days for flexing your financial and cultural muscle. But after a few years in a relationship, and p ... More >>
Get ready, Denver! Smitten Kitten, our favorite sex toy shop in town, is coming your way and bringing all of their sex-positive vibes with it. Smitten Kitten opened its first shop in 2003 and taught us the horrors of toxic toys. We can only imagine the look of pure fear in the faces of Denver re ... More >>
The Bedlam is hosting an adorable date night tonight.
Out of luck on the dating scene, ladies? Think burritos. Big. Meaty. Burritos.
Too shy to go see what's in store at Smitten Kitten? Or, just plain in need of some sexy new stuff and want a preview? Take the video tour.
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