• Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    PizzaRev, a Buffalo Wild Wings-backed pizza joint, is better than you might expect

    Last week, PizzaRev, a fast-casual pizza chain from California, opened its second Minnesota location in Edina. Buffalo Wild Wings -- which recently invested in Minnesota's Rusty Taco chain -- owns the franchise rights to PizzaRev in Minnesota, as part of its effort to diversify within the fast-casua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Weekend brew round-up: Bock Fest, beer dinners, and more

    Spring is in the air somewhere, which means that Bock Fest is back for the 28th time in New Ulm. August Schell Brewing is hosting the outdoor festival complete with live polka, German food, and their own beers, marking the alleged turning of the seasons. Anyone with a good winter coat and a dedicati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Hello Pizza adds delivery service [MAP]

    Hello? Is it de-liv-er-eeeee you're looking for? That's the question that Lionel Richie, patron saint of Hello Pizza, and fans of Ann Kim's pies have been asking since she opened her fast casual New York-style, by-the-slice concept in Edina last spring. Kim's dough slingers focused first on get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Top 5 local winter seasonal beers

    The one upside of the sub-zero temps we are currently experiencing is that a windchill advisory is a very good excuse for holing up at home, preferably with a mix-and-match sixer of craft beers. Our local winter seasonals come in a range of styles, but all have depth, fragrant spice, and, true to th ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 24, 2013

    Red Cow builds buzz-worthy burgers

    Loaded and stuffed is the name of the game at this new southwest Minneapolis burger joint

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Red Cow now open near 50th and France: Here's a first look inside

    The site was once a video rental store, but it's set to be neighborhood hangout at the Minneapolis edge of Edina. The new Red Cow restaurant has been beautifully redone with buttery cream-colored walls mixed with cherry-red booths and dark wood accents. The owner, Luke Shimp, knows a thing or three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Thanksgiving cooking class roundup

    It's November, which means the great food fest of Thanksgiving is fast approaching. It's time to get those knives sharpened and plan those shopping lists. Here is a collection of classes for novices, experienced cooks looking for a twist on tradition, parents wanting to get the kids involved, and ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Cooking Channel in town to film 'Street Eats' show on Twin Cities food trucks

    The Cooking Channel's chronicle of curbside dining has landed in town to check out our food truck scene. Street Eats travels the country seeking out delicious meals to be had al fresco. As the food truck phenomenon continues to sweep the nation, it makes sense that they'd want to cover our truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Top 5 new street eats

    See also: Top 10 street eats in the Twin Cities With these trucks, trailers, and stands popping up faster than frogs at a fly fair, it's hard to keep track of who has been where, when, and what was worth eating. After our hard-to-narrow-down Top 10 list, we wanted to give some love to the new truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Brew Love, wandering beer dinners, and a Bachelor Farmer's birthday this Week in Food

    Its's a beer-centric Week in Food, but be sure to put down your pint long enough to check out the Bachelor Farmer's one-year anniversary party on Saturday. 7/30 In their cleverly named "We've Got an App for That" class, the Cooks of Crocus Hill staff will teach students about an array of alluring a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Lagunitas and Great Waters events begin and end this week in food (and beer)

    We're feeling good about the variety of events on offer at the end of March: beer dinners and $1.50 pints blend well with detox classes and a documentary on America's young farmers. Dip your toe into the mix this week in food. 3/26 Make Monday suck less by attending the Lagunitas Beer Dinner at Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Top 5 INDOOR food truck experiences

    We'll miss you, sunny days of summer​Day by day our favorite street finds are dropping out of the game. A few intrepid souls like Nate of Natedogs and the vivacious ladies of Fork in the Road plan to stay out all winter long. Others, like Lisa Carlson and Carrie Summers of the Chef Shack, will lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Woman shot by police on 394 was possessed by "the spirit of the devil"

    Katherine Gordon, shot and killed on I-394, had said she should be "locked up."​Katherine Gordon, the woman shot and killed by a Golden Valley Police officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 394 last week, had a previous run-in with area police. The details are weird enough that it's making som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Newsweek: 9 Minnesota high schools among best in U.S.

    Newsweek says Edina High School is the best in the state. Last year, the honor went to Minneapolis Southwest.​Nine Minnesota high schools have been named to Newsweek's list of the best high schools in the country this year, but none of them are in Minneapolis or St. Paul. We bring that up only be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Bling burglar caught on camera [PHOTOS]

    Seen this guy? Give MPD a call.​A burglar with a taste for bling has been hitting up some high-end homes using what Minneapolis police are calling sophisticated tactics in Minneapolis, Edina, Minnetonka, Wayzata and Plymouth. Sophisticated he may be, but he wasn't smart enough to evade at le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Easter brunch gorging and beer tasting this Week in Food

    Jana FreibandChocolate for breakfast? Totally acceptable on Easter Sunday.​If you're a fan of epic Sunday brunches, hollow chocolate bunnies, colored eggs, and the summer's sickest brews, this week is for you. Sure, one of those things is not like the others. You celebrate Easter your way, we' ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 13, 2011

    Urban Eatery, 50th St Cafe replace old restaurants

    Check out new spots in Edina and near Calhoun

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Lunch box robber at Edina M&I Bank caught on camera

    FBIWho is this guy?​A guy wearing a wool hat, scarf and sunglasses walked into the M&I Bank branch at 3905 West 69th Street in Edina yesterday at about 10 a.m. He put down an insulated lunch box on the counter, told the teller there was a bomb inside and demanded cash. A security camera caug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Edina Grill's petite cocktails make it the happy hour of the week

    Land of petite happy hour cocktails​Edina Grill5028 France Ave S., Edina952.927.7933Hours and Details:Monday - Friday, 3-6 p.m.$3 Kenwood Table red and white$3 Summit Pilsner and Ranger IPA bottles$3 Petite cocktails: tropical mint, rum punch, cucumber agave martini, spiked pear, sweet and spicy m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    20.21 offers bubbles and squeak this Week in Food

    The incredible, edible Scotch egg. ​Eek! It's all bubbles and squeak this week with a British invasion, a rockin' gleek-out, and a stiff glass of scotch. It's a wonderful life, this Week in Food. Monday 12/13 Bubbles and squeak and mussels--oh my! In honor of the British Television Awards, 20. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon December '10

    Warm up! Two coffee shops and a tea bar opened this month.​ OPEN Steepery Tea Bar (783 Radio Dr., Woodbury) Peace Coffee (33rd and Minnehaha, Minneapolis) Jack's (former Java Jacks at 46th/Bryant, Minneapolis) Dogwood Coffee (Calhoun Square, Minneapolis) Falafel King, (former Porky's on Centra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    U of M Law students sue over too-high property taxes

    Image by nicksieger on FlickrIs your property tax too high?​The legal eagles at the U of M law clinic say Minneapolis is making people--especially those who live in Phillips or North Minneapolis--pay too much property tax. Students compared home sale prices to property tax assessments and found ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Rice Paper reopens after move to Edina

    Rice Paper returns! Here's where to find it.​After a summer hiatus, Rice Paper restaurant reopened earlier this week in its new Edina digs at 3948 W. 50th Street, just down the block from the movie theater. The popular Asian eatery had outgrown its tiny Linden Hills digs, and the new space off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Top 5 Excelsior eateries

    Mapping out the best places to eat in Excelsior​We love to cycle to quaint, lakeside Excelsior to take a dip in Minnetonka or to catch a flick at the movie theater. But we'd never made it back home without something to eat. Here are our top 5 spots to refuel.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Rice Paper opening new Edina location in September

    Oskar Alexanderson via Flickr.comWhen will tea time return?​After seven years, Rice Paper has left Linden Hills. The old phone line is disconnected, the voice mailbox on the new number is full, and the website gives an address that is "opening in early August," leading to a storefront at Edina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Adrian Peterson speeds past judge to keep drivers license

    Screen shot via DiggPeterson makes a deal to keep his drivers license​What kind of pull do you need to beat a speeding ticket and suspended drivers license in Edina? A multimillion dollar contract as the star running back for the Minnesota Vikings seems a good place to start. Adrian Peterson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Alex Wolters sentenced for stalking Edina kids

    ​Alex Wolters has been sentenced to 180 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse and five years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to two stalking charges related to a creepy incident last year in Edina. Four times on April 14 last year, Wolters, a Faribault resident, stopped his car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Mother's Day brunches: 12 more great ideas

    Only three days left--what did your mother tell you about procrastinating?​Still looking for a few ideas for Mother's Day on Sunday? Rachel Hutton has her picks here for the five best brunches for mom. And Open Table has helpfully provided dozens of other suggestions. Here are a few of the mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Best of Hot Dish: March 29-April 2, 2010

    Anirudh Koul/Flickr​If you haven't already gotten ice cream this season, you've thought about it. If you haven't already fired up your grill, you've at least dragged it out from hibernation and swiped the cobwebs away. Ham and hard-boiled eggs might also be on your mind this weekend. Dare we a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Alex J. Wolters pleads guilty to stalking Edina girls, but still says he just wanted directions

    By now, most kids know the old creeper kidnapper trick: Attacker pretends he is lost and needs a clueless child to help him find his way.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Jenny Potter scores hattrick in U.S. hockey team's 12-1 thrashing of China

    Former Gopher skaters played big roles in the victory as well.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Trooper clocks Viking's Berrian at 104 mph in a 55 mph zone

    Another member of the Minnesota Vikings gets pulled over for speeding.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Adrian Peterson speeds 109 mph, fumbles traffic ticket

    The officer declared that it was a "routine" stop--which makes you wonder how often she pulls over NFL stars going twice the legal speed.

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Friday Night at the Movies

    "What do you wanna see?" "I dunno. What do you wanna see?" Don't let this happen to you! Click here for our weekend recommendations.

  • News

    August 12, 2009

    The Hiawatha: Secret skatepark of local board legends

    Old Timers Club unites select group of skaters over 30

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Atlantic features local liquor importer Haus Alpenz

    Bartenders simultaneously curse and applaud Edina liquor importer Eric Seed.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Mounds View tells massage parlor to stop the happy endings

    Friday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Bradstreet shares a secret

    Try your hand at mixology with Bradstreet's take on the Old-Fashioned.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Crave's cool new winter patio

    The popular Galleria eatery debuts a pretty new four-season patio to help ease the winter blues.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2008

    Edina Teen Puts His Vote up for Bid on eBay

    With a story like this, it is hard to imagine that the late William M. Tweed isn't grinning ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2008

    Letters to the Editor

    Readers respond to "Dosh's World"

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions: 3/5

    The print issue is out, and the blogs have reaction to last night's Democratic primary, religious news, extra details on food stories we're doing, and more.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007

    My (Very Good) Life as a Dog

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    Local pet stores have inevitably joined restaurants, clothiers, and clubs in catering to the new rich. Bonejour (at ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 1, 2001

    Details, Details

    What the Tuscan kitchen at Arezzo really specializes in is botching the details

  • News

    March 22, 2000
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    July 21, 1999
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    December 30, 1998
  • Music

    December 16, 1998

    OK Computer

    A musical boy and his laptop give new meaning to the term Mac Daddy

  • Feature

    December 1, 1998
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    July 1, 1998

    Readers' Picks

    Your favorite places to eat, shop, and play!

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