We at the Hot Dish love helping eaters find the perfect dining or drinking experience. In a new ongoing series, we'll be answering your most pressing food- and drink-related questions. If you've got a query, email us and you might see your question and our answer here.My grandson has a peanut allerg ... More >>
How to live without wheat in the metro
It's a boozy Week in Food, as we've found firkin tappings, wine tastings, and cordial samplings take up many of the events this first week of December. Remember to layer all these drinks with some Christmas cookies... 12/4 Celiac suffers don't have to forgo the deliciousness that is Pizza Luce than ... More >>
This weekend at the Chow Girls Catering Parlor in northeast Minneapolis, the inaugural Baker's Dozen Gluten-Free Holiday Bake-Off was held. Some of the participants included Muddy Paws Cheesecakes, Seward Co-op, Bittersweet Bakery, French Meadow, and the Birchwood Cafe. The event was judged by a pan ... More >>
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Brock Lesnar, the former Golden Gophers wrestling standout who recently retired from the UFC and made a much-publicized return to the WWE, stars in a new commercial for CASE IH, a maker of farm combines. "I'm Brock Lesnar, the Ultimate Fighter, and this summer, The Ultimate Farmer," Lesnar says i ... More >>
This week, Restaurant Alma chef Bryan Morcom was the target of a firestorm of angry and confused comments from customers with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, after he responded to the question "which culinary trend do you wish would die?" in an interview with the Pioneer Press by sayi ... More >>
Brock Lesnar retired from the UFC tonight after losing in the first round to Alistair Overeem.Lesnar took a brutal liver kick that crumbled him to the ground, then Overeem continually punched Brock in the face until the referee called a halt to the bout.Immediately afterward, Brock told Joe Rogan ... More >>
Brock Lesnar is sorry for killing all your animals, Canada.Brock Lesnar didn't fight the law, but the law won anyway.The former UFC heavyweight champion and U of M wrestling standout pleaded guilty to improper tagging of an animal for shooting a mule deer buck in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. In ... More >>
Brock Lesnar doesn't need to follow no damn hunting rules!Brock Lesnar was the subject of a court hearing in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada yesterday for alleged hunting violations.Lesnar and co-defendant Chad Stryker were charged with three violations of the Alberta Fish and Wildlife Act, but did ... More >>
Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem is one big fightBrock Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion and U of M wrestling stand-out, is about to face his biggest challenge yet: Alistair Overeem, the K-1 Dutch kick-boxing champion.The poster released today to promote the December 30 fight provides ... More >>
Brock Lesnar won't be allowed to bring the gun with him into the UFC Octagon.Brock Lesnar survived diverticulitis surgery and is ready to return to the UFC to fight for the heavyweight belt, according to a bizarre and unexpected new video released today.The video, released by Lesnar sponsor Fusio ... More >>
Will Brock Lesnar be the same after surgery?Brock Lesnar has finally gone under the knife for his chronic diverticulitis. The former UFC heavyweight champion thought he had the disease beat with medication and diet adjustments after it derailed him last year. But it became clear a few weeks ... More >>
Brock Lesnar has fallen ill with diverticulitis again.Brock Lesnar is sick with diverticulitis again.The U of M wrestling standout, former UFC heavyweight champion, and current star of The Ultimate Fighter reality show has suffered a relapse of the illness that almost left him needing a colostomy ... More >>
Cookies for a causeSure, you can go out to eat for going-out-to-eat's sake, but this week offers the chance to justify your expenditures in two ways: theme dinners or fundraisers.
Mo PerryTo pick it up or not to pick it up...?There you are, happily munching away and you drop a Triscuit on the floor. Do you pick it up and pop it in your mouth or throw it away? What if it weren't a mere Triscuit but a fancy chocolate truffle? What if it hadn't been lying there for a brie ... More >>
Lisa GulyaRustica Bakery: the breads Bon Appetit lovesToday we wrap up our interview with Rustica Bakery owner and baker Steve Horton. Horton also shares a sweet recipe with readers. (Read the rest of our interview here and here.) What is your best culinary tip for a home cook? I always reco ... More >>
Presley and Nichopolous, back in the dayGeorge Nichopolous was Elvis's (and Jerry Lee Lewis's) personal doctor, a man who went through a worldwide shitstorm blitz following Presley's death, standing accused of prescribing him a ballet of uppers, downers, equalizers and tranquilizers, sending the ... More >>
(Photo by allegri) Dining out can be tricky for people who eat gluten-free. In deference to National Celiac Awareness month, two local restaurants have planned two events with specials and added menu items catering to those with a wheat-free diet.
UFC President Dana White is declining comment, which can't be a good thing.
The UFC champ has an "intestinal disorder" that requires "major surgery," but what is it?
A lactose-intolerant ice cream lover is hopeful about oats.
Dear Dara, St. Patty's Day is more than the leprechauns, clovers, and green galore. It's also a time to celebrate the luck of the Irish, and partiers this holiday will consider themselves lucky--that is, if they don't go home wearing brown. Green beer, corn beef and cabbage, and sweet Irish treats ... More >>
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