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    November 26, 2013

    Top 10 foods and drinks to indulge in this winter

    Oh, the weather outside. It's not yet frightful, but it's no longer completely delightful. But we hardy folk are not deterred by winter temps. We're smart enough to recognize that coziness is a limited-season indulgence too, one we prefer to partake in with fantastic food and boozy beverages. T ... More >>

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    November 25, 2013

    Rye Deli has a special Thanksgivukkah menu

    For the first time since 1888 Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will fall on the same day. It's a mathematical anomaly, yes, but more importantly, it's a perfect excuse to celebrate the all-new food-centered super holiday that will heretofore be known as Thanksgivukkah. As far as we know, only one Twin ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011

    Mort's vs. Crossroads: A matzah ball soup food fight

    Yael GrauerJessie's Favorite Matzo Ball Soup, served at Mort's Deli, is full of flavor.​Matzah ball soup may be most popular in the spring (around Passover time), but there's something about chicken soup with knaydelach (yes, that's Yiddish for dumplings) in the winter. I grew up with matzah ... More >>

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    December 23, 2011

    Best of The Hot Dish, December 19-23, 2011

    Uh...Bob/FlickrWe hope all your fruitcakes, cookies, and holidays sweets turn out extra divine this year.Whether you are preparing a Christmas ham, Hanukkah latkes, a harvest feast for Kwanzaa, or just a little post-solstice snack, we hope all your meals are is super fine. We would also like yo ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Best of Hot Dish, December 12-16, 2011

    Emily UtneA slice and a sip to keep you warm.​It's been a fine week here at the Hot Dish with the holidays nearly upon us. We hope you're having fun decking the halls and getting jolly. We've had a lot of great food and drink news to share this week--here are a few of our top stories.~We bring bac ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Is SuperValu anti-Christmas?

    Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...​For those people out there who don't make a habit of watching paid political ads on YouTube, you may be surprised to learn that America is currently at war. No, we're not talking about the drawn-out wars in far-off lands like Iraq or Afghanistan ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Zoe Francois's Sufganiyot: A classic Chanukah treat [RECIPE]

    Zoe FrancoisMake them for the first night of Chanukah With the first night of Chanukah coming up fast (it starts next Tuesday, December 20, at sunset), the Hot Dish started asking around for some great recipes by local chefs. We got a chance to get up close and personal in a two-part interview with ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011
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    November 30, 2011
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    December 7, 2010

    Cepia talks influences, remixing, and working with M.I.A.

    ​It's that time of the year. Ye ol' record shoppes are brimming with fresh new music and newly packaged moldy oldies for the holidays. Amidst albums hoping to become stocking stuffers or to be put under the Hanukah bush this week comes the newest offering from Twin Cities electronic music maestro ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    Calm, collected holiday shopper, what's on your iPod? (Part II)

    ​We know, we know: there's still more holiday shopping to be done, and you're not swayed by the idea of getting everybody the exact same world-music pop extravaganza or a Bob Evans gift card. So it's back to the outlet mall, the strip mall, Macy's, downtown - and we've got more jingle-jangle anti- ... More >>

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    December 28, 2005

    Keeping It Real

    Two restaurants cater to Minnesota's kosher community