Famous Dave's, the Minnetonka-based BBQ franchise, announced yesterday that CEO John Gilbert has resigned after 18 months with the company. Ed Rensi, the former president of McDonalds, has been chosen as Famous Dave's interim Chief Executive Officer in Gilbert's place. Rensi served as the presiden ... More >>
"May you always be surrounded by good friends and great barbecue," says Dave Anderson over the phone in lieu of a goodbye. But he's earned the right to those coined phrases: Dave Anderson, a.k.a. Famous Dave of Famous Dave's BBQ, has an abundance of two very important things: ribs and enthusiasm. ... More >>
There's still time to get your name changed to Dave!Famous Dave's third "Dave's Day" takes place this year on Sunday, August 14, when all customers showing a valid ID with the first name of Dave, David or Davy receive a free entrée (maximum value of $15) at participating locations nationwide ... More >>
Does this man make the best ribs in MN?There's great historical resonance to the story of David and Goliath. We love to root for the underdog, the little guy, especially us Vikings fans (at least we've had years of experience doing it). So when the idea came to compare the biggest BBQ joint ... More >>
Minor 7 Studios and Pop for Charity are preparing to release Friends with Benefits, a 16-track collection of unreleased songs by Twin Cities bands. The proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The acts are mostly indie-pop and folk-tinged and include the Owls, Mike Gunther, Heavy Sleeper, ... More >>
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.