Another Gathering of the Juggalos has come and gone, and with it thousands of face-painted, fun-loving freaks and misfits to and from the event's first year in Thornville, Ohio. While the move from the deep wilderness of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, to this year's decidedly more inhabited location did ma ... More >>
Over the course of the past few years, our local bar scene has been on a serious upswing. New restaurants are incorporating trendy cocktail bars into their floor plans; taprooms come standard with any upstart craft brewery; and just on the horizon, we'll have a wave of craft cocktail rooms as part o ... More >>
Fried food and football go hand in hand. There is nothing like settling in for the big game with a big basket of crispy chicken goodness. We scoured the Twin Cities and decimated the local wet nap supply in search of the very best chicken wings around. You want spicy? We have one that will tear the ... More >>
Does no one appreciate the chain? Everyone is looking to get off one, from the "off the chain" restaurants on Guy Fieri's television show to Tarantino's Django, and now Zeke is breaking lose in south Minneapolis. A new restaurant with an unusual name is coming to the Longfellow neighborhood.
Food & Wine magazine has called out Pizzeria Lola as one of the 50 best pizza joints in the U.S. Pizzeria Lola has become a quick Twin Cities classic for thin-crust, wood-fired, Neapolitan-style pizza.Here's where the restaurant ranked on the national list, and what local food personality Andrew ... More >>
Psst -- it's Halloween this weekend. Well, actually Halloween is next week, but all the hot parties will be happening this weekend. It's time to get that costume pulled together. Skip the "sexy SpongeBob" suits and try some of these food-centric, do-it-yourself Halloween costumes.
The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest.The 23 nominations cover work from 2011 and match the number of nominations we received last ye ... More >>
Last December, the temperamental host of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, Guy Fieri, and his crew rolled through Minnesota filming new episodes of their show. One of their stops was Smalley's Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar in Stillwater. That episode will be airing for the first ti ... More >>
Late Monday evening, nearly 150 foodies, fans, and employees of Broders' Pasta Bar and Cucina Italiana gathered at Vincent on Nicollet Mall to enjoy cured meats, fine cheeses, and champagne to toast the premiere of the latest episode of Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, which featured a 1 ... More >>
Offering more evidence that Guy Fieri has run out of actual diners, drive-ins, and dives to highlight on his Food Network show, tonight's episode of Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives will feature a Minneapolis institution that couldn't properly be said to fit any of those categories. The Twin Cities have ... More >>
In case you missed it, Minneapolis's own Pizzeria Lola was featured on an episode of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives last night. Host Guy Fieri paid a visit to the south Minneapolis pizzeria along with local food celebrity Andrew Zimmern to get a peek at the kitchen and chef Ann Kim' ... More >>
Fans of Pizzeria Lola (City Pages' top-ranked Twin Cities pizza joint) can tune in to the Food Network tonight at 9 p.m. Central time to catch the acclaimed restaurant on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The episode, called "Triple D All-Stars," follows host Guy Fieri to Georgetown, Texas ... More >>
Minneapolis's own Smack Shack, the unlikely Midwestern lobster truck, is officially loved from coast to coast. Guy Fieri's Diner's, Drive-Ins and Dives filmed there recently, Bon Appetit raved about them, and now they've decided it's time to expand. While the Shack has been operating out of the kitc ... More >>
Second branch is bigger with more options
Guy Fieri features Nye's on the Food Network's hit show tonightNye's Polonaise Room is being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight.The famed local establishment can add tonight's appearance on the Food Network's hit show to a long list of press accolades, including appearances on Good M ... More >>
A quick glance at our list of the most popular City Pages print features of 2011 and it seems the year was filled with more than a few scandals. Scandal in the senate office, behind the scenes of our school boards and the offices of our medical professionals. Even the Food Network wasn't safe fr ... More >>
Guy Fieri on the cover of City PagesGuy Fieri's PR team is frantically trying to shove the genie back in the bottle after this week's City Pages cover story, which exposed the behind-the-scenes squabbles that nearly brought down the hit Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.The leader of ... More >>
Mike KooimanGuy Fieri responds to this City Pages cover storyGuy Fieri is firing back at this week's City Pages cover story, which chronicled the rise of the Food Network's hit show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and the collapse of Fieri's relationship with its producer, David Page. In a form ... More >>
Food Network host gets raw behind the scenes
Guy Fieri's show will move on without Page Productions.The Food Network has resolved its lawsuit with a Plymouth, Minnesota, producer days after claiming he wished death on staff members, sources confirm to City Pages. Page Productions filed a lawsuit against the Food Network last May allegi ... More >>
Guy Fieri's show under legal firePlymouth-based Page Productions, which has been producing the hit show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives for the Food Network for four years, says it's getting burned by the television network. The Business Journal reports that Page filed a lawsuit against the Foo ... More >>
Martin OuimetThis is the last installment of our interview with baker Solveig Tofte, whose baked goods and quick laugh will go public again in mid-March when Tofte opens her own bakery/breakfast spot, Sun Street Breads. Today Tofte reveals her pyromaniac side and shares a recipe with readers ... More >>
The mullet-wearing marauder is coming to dinner. Forget that clown Emeril and the effusive Guy Fieri; now when Minnesota dudes wants to make dinner, they can turn to the state's biggest man's man, Jared Allen. Yep, the same defensive end that the Vikings rely on to slay quarterbacks is offeri ... More >>
Screen grab via NBCVisanthe Shaincoe gets his bucket onVisanthe Shiancoe, Vikings starting tight end, played "Minute to Win It" for charity last night. As usual, he was full of quick quips. He showed us his dance moves. The subject of our cover story this week, Shiancoe teamed up with with ... More >>
Liz PotasekElizabeth Tinucci, the new chef and part owner of the Colossal Cafe, says fear not, the pot pies are still coming back in September. The pancakes aren't going anywhere, and the rest of the menu is safe, too, says Elizabeth Tinucci, the Colossal Cafe's new chef and co-owner. Tinucci, 24 ... More >>
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