Last December, the temperamental host of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, Guy Fieri, and his crew rolled through Minnesota filming new episodes of their show. One of their stops was Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar in Stillwater. That episode will be airing for the first ti ... More >>
It has been another week full of tasty tidbits of food and drink news. Here are a few of the week's top stories.~Patio season is a glorious time for the Twin Cities' dining scene. This weekend, Butcher & the Boar opens its outdoor space. ~In food truck news: Stanley's on Wheels hit the streets; ... More >>
Late Monday evening, nearly 150 foodies, fans, and employees of Broders' Pasta Bar and Cucina Italiana gathered at Vincent on Nicollet Mall to enjoy cured meats, fine cheeses, and champagne to toast the premiere of the latest episode of Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, which featured a 1 ... More >>
Offering more evidence that Guy Fieri has run out of actual diners, drive-ins, and dives to highlight on his Food Network show, tonight's episode of Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives will feature a Minneapolis institution that couldn't properly be said to fit any of those categories. The Twin Cities have ... More >>
It's been another fine week filled with the tastiest of food news here at Hot Dish. Here are a few of the week's top stories.~In Chef Chat, we chatted up John Kraus of Patisserie 46 and discussed his recent victory in the Food Network Chocolate Challenge.~Another local makes the natio ... More >>
In case you missed it, Minneapolis's own Pizzeria Lola was featured on an episode of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives last night. Host Guy Fieri paid a visit to the south Minneapolis pizzeria along with local food celebrity Andrew Zimmern to get a peek at the kitchen and chef Ann Kim' ... More >>
Fans of Pizzeria Lola (City Pages' top-ranked Twin Cities pizza joint) can tune in to the Food Network tonight at 9 p.m. Central time to catch the acclaimed restaurant on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The episode, called "Triple D All-Stars," follows host Guy Fieri to Georgetown, Texas ... More >>
Guy Fieri features Nye's on the Food Network's hit show tonightNye's Polonaise Room is being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight.The famed local establishment can add tonight's appearance on the Food Network's hit show to a long list of press accolades, including appearances on Good M ... More >>
Eat your heart out, DominosThe Twin Cities is bursting with killer pizza. Some of the pizzerias on our Top 10 list are cultural institutions that staked out their place in the pizza hall of fame years ago. Others are newcomers, bursting onto the Twin Cities dining scene with all the fury of a ... More >>
We're assuming that at least one thing tasted was "off the chain" & "totally out of bounds"The pineapple-haired Food Network personality who may or may not be a homophobe anti-Semite big fan of City Pages, returned to our town last week to film three upcoming segments. The show Diners, D ... More >>
Guy Fieri on the cover of City PagesGuy Fieri's PR team is frantically trying to shove the genie back in the bottle after this week's City Pages cover story, which exposed the behind-the-scenes squabbles that nearly brought down the hit Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.The leader of ... More >>
Mike KooimanGuy Fieri responds to this City Pages cover storyGuy Fieri is firing back at this week's City Pages cover story, which chronicled the rise of the Food Network's hit show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and the collapse of Fieri's relationship with its producer, David Page.
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by Opportunity LOL (www.opplol.com)Franken Berry for your lipsFor some odd reason, there's a whole lotta Fs in this week's Hot Dish, and we feel it's time to give the letter its due. Luckily those Fs coincide with some great posts that deserve a second (or first) look. Here goes:Festival! This ti ... More >>
Guy Fieri's show will move on without Page Productions.The Food Network has resolved its lawsuit with a Plymouth, Minnesota, producer days after claiming he wished death on staff members, sources confirm to City Pages.
Page Productions filed a lawsuit against the Food Network last May allegi ... More >>
Celebrating 60 years in biz. The party starts tomorrow at 1 p.m. Chocolate Banana Malt$4.62Dari-ette Drive-In1440 E. Minnehaha Ave., St. Paul, 651.776.3470website
As one of the few remaining vintage drive-in restaurants in the area, the Dari-ette is a beloved St. Paul institution, serving class ... More >>
Guy Fieri's show under legal firePlymouth-based Page Productions, which has been producing the hit show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives for the Food Network for four years, says it's getting burned by the television network.
The Business Journal reports that Page filed a lawsuit against the Foo ... More >>
Liz PotasekElizabeth Tinucci, the new chef and part owner of the Colossal Cafe, says fear not, the pot pies are still coming back in September. The pancakes aren't going anywhere, and the rest of the menu is safe, too, says Elizabeth Tinucci, the Colossal Cafe's new chef and co-owner. Tinucci, 24 ... More >>