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  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Public Kitchen and Bar does upscale American standards in Lowertown

    Sandwiched between Barrio and the now-closed Bin Wine Bar, Public Kitchen and Bar in the historic Noyes & Cutler building is a polished, expansive brunch, lunch, and dinner spot -- with a downstairs lounge to boot. The upscale American eatery opened quietly in St. Paul's Lowertown last week. See al ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Top 10 margaritas in the Twin Cities

    On this glorious morning, the eve of National Margarita Day, you might be asking yourself, "Can't I drink tequila, triple sec, and lime every day? Shouldn't I? Doesn't one?" The answer is yes, yes, and yes. But today, we take time to recognize the stars and standouts, the margaritas that don't just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 92, Eat Street Buddha Kitchen's banana cream pie French toast

    Finding yourself in the Sunday brunch "where do we go?" situation with a big group of people is always kind of a logistical nightmare. One person is off gluten, another person requires a full bar, someone else is in the mood for Asian...where can you tick all the boxes off the list and know every di ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    How to make the perfect Sidecar [RECIPE]

    The holidays are on their way and so are the relatives. Before we settle in for the glut of food and family, let's mix a drink, shall we? We sat down with our resident mixologist and teacher, Shawn Jones of Parlour to discuss the history of this great cocktail. He, along with Best Bartender (and his ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013
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    April 4, 2013

    Underacheiver at Eli's: A lazy day drink of the week

    Underachiever Eli's Food and Cocktails $7.50 Eli's just gets it. From the fact that almost all the menu items are draped in bacon, gourmet cheese, or house-cured meats to the fact that you can get any of these items past 8 o'clock on a weekday, Eli's has had the upscale, classic comfort food thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Top 5 winter warmup drinks

    Though it happens without fail every year, the temperature dip always seems to throw everyone for a loop. Co-workers obnoxiously compare notes on how long it takes them to scrape their windshields. Parents complain about having to buy yet another pair of snow boots for their still-growing kid. Eager ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2012

    Winter Guide to the Twin Cities 2012

    The best winter warm-up drinks, cool concerts, must-see plays, and carnival activities in the metro

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Summer cocktail recipe: Raspberry Basil Rum Fizz

    See Also: Ginger beet gin & tonic Rhubarb vodka smash Right now, the Twin Cities have that sultry tropical vibe, so we thought you would appreciate a rum cocktail to complement the heat. This one is a variation on the Mojito, with basil playing the role of the mint while adding a more complica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Top 10 margaritas in the Twin Cities

    ​ The margarita is a classic, no doubt about it. The earliest published recipe we can find is in Esquire magazine in 1953. The recipe called for tequila, orange liqueur, and fresh lime. As everything else does, this drink evolved in various ways, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Restaurant Alma's starters and sweets are a steal for less than $12

    To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list. It's a chilly January evening, but the soft yellow walls, honey-colored wood, and blond exposed brick at Restaurant Alma make it feel warm and cozy. We're sitting at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Technique: A first look at the student-run restaurant's new location

    Le Cordon BleuVeal shank with risotto is one entree option at Technique.​Technique, the student-run restaurant serving three-course meals for only $10, recently moved to its new location out of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Mendota Heights. It is one of 14 Technique locations foun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Top 5 Thanksgiving cooking classes for first-time hosts

    All this could be yours. ​It's officially two weeks until Thanksgiving day, and if you're in the position of hosting but lack the culinary skills to pull it off, you might call this gut-check time. Luckily the Twin Cities have an array of classes that can get any novice up to speed on practica ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 12, 2011

    The Lowry offers a new take on the urban diner

    Burgers, oysters, and whiskey complete the "man food" circle

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    The Lane Zamprey eases the pain of a fading summer

    Lane Zamprey by Jeff Rogers​Lane Zamprey $8 The Lowry 2112 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis 612.341.2112 Autumn is here, and our palates for both food and cocktails are shifting from the lighter to the darker. This week's Drink of the Week finds a happy middle with the Lane Zamprey at the Lowry. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Top 5 tequila cocktails for National Tequila Day

    W Hotel's Truth or Consequences.​When the 24th of July rolls around, it's once again time to put on your party hat and celebrate National Tequila Day. While an old-school margarita made with that weird sweet-n-sour mix is fine and dandy (in fact perfect when you're feeling lazy), here are a few wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Four spooky vintage cocktails for Halloween!

    Corpse Reviver #2​As Halloween approaches, we want to make sure you have the proper cocktails to party down, spooky-style. Just because it's Halloween doesn't mean you have to drink some nasty concoction like the Floating Eyeball or Bloody Brain. These vintage recipes are quite delicious and styli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2009

    Top 5: Drink of the week 2009

    Our best of the year countdown continues with our top 5 drink of the week selections of 2009.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Best Of Mischke's Twin Cities: La Cucaracha's margaritas

    Booze is poured liberally, but the bite is neutralized by the expertly proportioned saccharine.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Drink of the Week: W Hotel's Truth or Consequences

    Yes, chile-infused tequila, pineapple, cilantro, and a tiny beer all in one rollicking cocktail. Sometimes the truth is worth the consequences, no?

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    V-Day eats: A Baker's Wife's Pastry Shop votes truffles

    Making truffles is easy, just don't go trying to yak on the phone at the same time.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Sunday Suppers: possibly the greatest deal ever

    Feel free to wander around, talk, eat, bother some folks. You're a ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 20, 2008

    Big E is Back

    The popular soul food chef's new venture brings New Orleans to South St. Paul

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    March 5, 2008

    Strip Club serves up meaty hedonism

    Enjoy the pleasures of the flesh in St. Paul

  • Columns

    August 16, 2006
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    February 22, 2006

    Mugs of Good Cheer

    If winter has finally started to seem unjust, it's time for a hot toddy

  • Restaurants

    February 8, 2006

    Rum's the Word

    High-quality sipping rum is coming soon to a glass near you

  • Restaurants

    November 30, 2005

    Ambition Accomplished

    Fugaise has sky-high ambitions and the kitchen skills to match

  • Restaurants

    February 19, 2003

    Shark Attack

    New Caribbean joint has James Bond feel, with spice

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    January 31, 2001
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    February 9, 2000
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    October 28, 1998

    Barracuda Baby Turtle Vodka

    Vintage chef Patrick Atanalian dances on the bleeding edge of the culinary avant-garde, pushing past the current "fusion" trend into a world where everything in sight has fused and become surreal.

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    March 27, 1996