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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Loaded and stuffed is the name of the game at this new southwest Minneapolis burger joint
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
We'll miss you, sunny days of summerDay 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Check out new spots in Edina and near Calhoun
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 >>
Land of petite happy hour cocktailsEdina 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Mapping out the best places to eat in ExcelsiorWe 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.
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 >>
Screen shot via DiggPeterson makes a deal to keep his drivers licenseWhat 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Anirudh Koul/FlickrIf 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 >>
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