• Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    The best of Coachella 2014

    Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all soar, sunburned and smiling. Here's the best of what we saw during another memorable weekend in Indio.See also:The 50 most beautiful people at Coachella

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Restaurant Roll Call, 2010

    The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.​When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't. Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    November 3, 2010

    Twin Cities south Asian hot spots

    Gorkha Palace, Darbar India Grill, and more

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon October '10

    Tons of restaurant openings took place last month.​OPEN The Hanger Room, Willernie Poor Richard's Commonhouse (formerly Majors), Bloomington Burkhara Indian Bistro, Wayzata Gorkha Palace, Minneapolis Rice Paper, Edina Darbar Indian Grill, Minneapolis (former Indio) BLVD Kitchen and Bar, Minnet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon September '10

    New this month: steak, pizza, baked goods, Szecuan, and tacos!​OPEN Taco Party, St. Paul Szechuan Spice, Minneapolis Thom Pham's Wondrous Azian Kitchen, Minneapolis Rojo Mexican Grill, St. Louis Park Franklin Street Bakery II, Edina Pizza Luce VI, Hopkins Il Premio Italian steakhouse, Mystic L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Darbar India Grill coming soon to Uptown

    Indian food: much needed in Uptown​One 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Minneapolis's 5 most jinxed restaurant locations

    In honor of Thom Pham's announcement that he'll be opening a new restaurant, Wanderers, at 555 Hennepin Ave.--a space notorious for its quick turnover of restaurant operators--Hot Dish decided to take a look at the Top 5 Jinxed Restaurant Locations. Will Thom Pham have better luck in this downtow ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2009

    The Guystorm take over the food industry—now on to music

    Group of food-industry guys claim they're just a dirty bar band

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    RIP Indio

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    First Pizza Nea, now Indio--is 1221 W. Lake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Food Events This Week

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    A fundraiser, a cookoff, and an educational potluck all taking place this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Vive Minnesota celebrates growing Latino influence on state culture

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    If your only experience with this culture is Taco Bell, you owe it to yourself to visit this festival ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    May 21, 2008

    Indio: Beyond the Burrito

    Mexican food goes upscale on Lake Street

  • Movies

    April 1, 1998

    Man With a Movie Camera

    Indie-film maverick John Sayles shoots his new Latin American civil-war movie guerrilla-style