Drinking has gotten more adventurous lately, or so this Week in Food has led us to believe. Whether you're doing yoga in a vineyard (and topping it with a glass of wine) or doing blind tastings of 28 specially chosen beers, it's almost like Outward Bound for folks who like to tipple.
Nothing tastes better than dining out for a good cause. On Monday, June 25, some of the biggest names in local fine dining and craft cocktails are putting on a gala to benefit Share Our Strength. Just a few of the marquee names participating in the Taste of the Nation HOTlist event are La Belle Vie, ... More >>
Two of the top seafood chefs in the city will be going head to head in a culinary battle to the finish. Both chefs are relatively new to their head toque positions. Jamie Malone is still only into her first (official) year as chef de cuisine at Tim McKee's Sea Change in the Guthrie Theater. ... More >>
With Valentine's Day falling on a Tuesday this year, we're guessing that many folks will procrastinate on putting together any special plans. But just because you elected to wait until Monday doesn't mean that you can't still plan something awesome for your sweetheart. Looking for ideas? We've p ... More >>
Updating Shakespeare for the modern day is always a dangerous proposition. It's doubly so for Julius Caesar, which is a 400-year-old look at an event from two millennia in the past. This co-production by the Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater works more often than not, even if the veneer of m ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessAstronautalisDessa's Cadence Series with Astronautalis, Lazlo Supreme, and MaLLyJuly 9, 2011The Dowling Studio at the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis"I'm so excited," Astronautalis beamed on Saturday night, during one of the many breaks in his set where he stopped playing music to ... More >>
A new Asian eatery comes to Uptown.The owners of Kindee Thai Restaurant near the Guthrie Theater are opening a new spot called Kinsen this month on Uptown's Lagoon Avenue, just west of Bar Abilene (between Freemont and Girard). Kinsen's menu will have a broader reach than Kindee's, featuring ... More >>
Another fine addition to the local theater scene.We in the Twin Cities like to trumpet our national standing as a respected leader in the performing arts.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann likes to promote herself as a constitutional scholar and teabagger-in-chief.
So it makes total cosmic sen ... More >>
In an odd and possibly great announcement this morning, the Guthrie Theater's Wurtele Thrust Stage is presenting Mos Def on August 23rd. We say odd because of the obvious choice for such a show, First Ave's Mainroom, is the polar opposite of the Guthrie's intimate stage; the next show booked ther ... More >>
L'etoile has partnered up with OM Restaurant (401 N. First St., Minneapolis) to celebrate summer style,
and most of all the wondrous world of plaid. Madras plaid originated in
the 1960s in India, so Om is the perfect locale to honor this playful
pattern. Om will be serving its signature cont ... More >>
Minneapolis's Red, White, and Boom fireworks take place this Sunday, July 4, at 10 p.m. over the Mississippi River right between St. Anthony Main, the Stone Arch Bridge, and the Guthrie Theater. Here are our suggestions for where to eat before the big display on the Northeast bank. (Also, re- ... More >>
There's a lot on tap this week: swig on Shakespeare, get in a food fight, and see our own Gastro non Grata at First Ave. Enjoy your Week in Food.
A Midsummer Swig: sounds like our kind of culture. Enjoy music, local food, and drinks at CodeSpace while raising money for Tales of ... More >>
Still scrambling to plot out your weekend? Allow us to assist you. Here are our top picks for shows to catch tonight through Sunday (click on the links to be taken to the calendar listing for each event):