A mayor walks into an Indian restaurant, and... In a show of continued support for the business owners of Midtown Global Market, R.T. Rybak took an hour out of his schedule to work the lunch rush at Hot Indian Foods. Hot Indian owner Amol Dixit said he invited the former mayor of Minneapolis to ... More >>
How do you know you're deep in the throes of food truck season in the Twin Cities? Weekday lunch hours are spent trolling Nicollet Mall for the one truck you've yet to try. Farmers market shopping trips are easily sidetracked by paper boats full of bacon-wrapped tots. You've become an expert at scou ... More >>
On May 10, Harriet Brewing will host Spring Spread, the first of three rallies in conjunction with the Minnesota Food Truck Association (MFTA). Spring Spread will bring 16 food trucks to the Harriet parking lot, complemented by live music and lots of beer from the south Minneapolis brewery. The ral ... More >>
How to live without wheat in the metro
Nation-wide, the Twin Cities are famous for our ingenious skyway system, but only people who have really navigated those above-ground mazes understand that they are also a veritable treasure trove of fantastic cheap eats. We discovered a new favorite this year at Ipotli, a fast-casual Indian restaur ... More >>
It's relatively rare -- maybe even a blue moon-level occasion -- for a chef, particularly one at a new restaurant, to be able to go out on the town and have someone else cook for them. So when local chefs do get a chance to get away from their own kitchens, where do they choose to eat? This Chef's D ... More >>
Following the recent rollout of a new menu featuring Indian-inspired cuisine, Parasole-owned Chino Latino is getting some backlash.To introduce its "New India Street Sheet" menu items like cauliflower pakora, vindaloo pork, and paneer omelette, the Uptown fusion restaurant released an ad containing ... More >>
A dozen different dishes for under $10
This week at the Hot Dish was filled with tasty tidbits from the local dining scene. Here are a few of the week's top stories. ~Celebrate all the lovely spice and heat of Indian food with our countdown of the Cities' Top 10 Indian restaurants. ~Check out our slideshow and review& ... More >>
Lisa GulyaChez Arnaud provided pastries at an Alliance Française event Tuesday in MinneapolisAt Chez Arnaud, owner Arnaud de Rambures is ready to put opening day behind him. The Maple Grove bakery sold out of pastries in less than an hour when it opened November 19. "It was awful," says de ... More >>
The elephant points to the bar.Dancing Ganesha100 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis612.338.1877Hours and Details:Daily, 3-6 p.m.$2 taps$2.50 domestic beers and rail drinks$3 house wine$5 appetizers - Bhel Poori, Gobi Manchurian,Chicken Paneer Chaat, Chicken 65, Vegetable Samosa,Chilly Chicken$2-$3 naan sel ... More >>
Indian food: much needed in UptownOne of Minneapolis's Top 5 most cursed restaurant locations is making a comeback: 1221 W. Lake Street, the former home of Indio, will soon become Darbar India Grill. The Strib reports that owner Diljit Singh--who already owns four India Palace restaurants in ... More >>
The Uptown and Eat Street establishments suffer from lack of focus
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