Every year the doomsayers and cynics crawl out of the woodwork and grumble that the Twin Cities punk scene is dead. But if you subscribe to that bullshit in 2013, it's pretty clear that you're old, narrow-minded, or simply not paying attention. True, it might be a little harder to find, but that's b ... More >>
Daniel Klein, chef and filmmaker, had moved to Minnesota with the idea of opening his own restaurant to promote farm-to-table cooking. When he realized that we already had a wealth of chefs doing just that, he turned to his other passion, filmmaking. He and girlfriend Mirra Fine created the Pe ... More >>
We may not have Lollapalooza, but there are still plenty of bands in the Twin Cities this weekend. This Friday Dosh releases his new 7" at the 7th Street Entry while Haley Bonar takes on the Turf, fronting the new wave band Gramma's Boyfriend. Be sure to hang around First Ave and the Entry Satu ... More >>
Dishes from pierogies to bahn mi are under $10
Chef Junji Umezu of Zen Box Izakaya is a well-versed chef who was formerly the sous chef of Minneapolis Hotel's Restaurant Max and head chef at Wasabi Fusion Restaurant. We spoke with chef Umezu recently about his job and his life as a new dad. Let's go back to your origins, what was your upbringing ... More >>
With the change in weather, there is a need to shake off the winter blues and socialize more. Headlining the Dakota fresh off their tour is Davina and the Vagabonds, while Guster share the stage at The Pantages with comedian Jeff Garlin. If you don't have tickets to the First Aid Kit at the Cedar Cu ... More >>
Ah, the first week of a new year, where the grocery stores are all sold out of kale and you actually have to wait in line for a free elliptical machine at the gym. Everyone's resolutions are still in their infancy, and that means advertisers and publishers are doing their best to strike while the ... More >>
Council Bluffs Police DepartmentGiving new meaning to the phrase, "lost dog."A mysterious hot dog man showed up in downtown Council Bluffs, Iowa, giving new meaning to the phrase "lost dog." The Daily Nonpareil newspaper reports that one morning earlier this month, the local police departme ... More >>
Who makes the Twin Cities Top Ramen?It's never too hot to eat ramen, especially if the soup has been made by a chef vs. ripped out of a plastic package and warmed up in the microwave. So get to the Twin Cities first ever ramen-off on Thursday, July 21 at Create Catering Dining Studio. Vario ... More >>
The new voodoo lily at MN ZooJust in time for spring, the Minnesota Zoo has acquired a flower that blooms and smells like something died. Amorphophallus konjac--also known as Voodoo lily or Devil's tongue--landed at the zoo on Tuesday and is expected to bloom within the next few days. You don't ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the second installment of his tour diary (first installment here). Check back throughout the next two weeks for more updates from his tour. There is ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the first installment of his tour diary, including photos and videos from his trip compiled by Hastings 3000, and check back throughout the next two we ... More >>
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Corner Table's idea of diner and a movie means a three-course meal followed by a documentary films about conscientious eating: The restaurant is pairing up with the Cooking MN Meetup Group (local group that meets twice a month for dinner/drinks/education and chats about food and drink) for t ... More >>
Bruce ChristiansonLocal writer Heather McElhatton is no stranger to the seductive power of food. The author of the popular book Pretty Little Mistakes released Jennifer Johnson is Sick of Being Single last year, a book in which the main character is often found running for the nearest Cinnabo ... More >>
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