Come 2014, Brit's Pub may have some stiff competition for the busiest rooftop patio on Nicollet Mall. A new Arizona-based chain restaurant called Ling & Louie's is moving in across from Target Corp. headquarters, reports the Mpls/St.Paul Business Journal, with plans to add a top-level dining dec ... More >>
Brace yourselves shoppers, the Brit boy band sensation One Direction is coming to the Mall of America... well, at least their merchandise is. This spring, the band that won the hearts of tweens around the world with "What Makes You Beautiful" will open a store at the mall for a limited time.
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The Minnesota Stars are officially here to stay.
Twin Cities businessman Bill McGuire announced that he's buying the second-division soccer team during a press conference at Brit's Pub this afternoon. Previously owned by the National American Soccer League, the Stars were in jeopardy of being disba ... More >>
Even if you have no money, there's always something fun and free to do around town on the weekends. This installment of Freeloader Friday features a slew of CD-release concerts, a rockin' party for toddlers, a chili cook-off for vegans, and an awesome Oscar party at Brit's. Come take a look at o ... More >>
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, you may be wondering what you get your sweetie. This weekend features several great parties that should entertain as well as enable you to shop for the holiday. In addition to these events for lovers, this edition of Freeloader Friday has tons of art shows, ... More >>
Now that you've got your clever costume all picked out, you need somewhere fun to go. We've got you covered with a list of enough ghoulish rock 'n roll events happening in the Twin Cities to keep you entertained all weekend long, and deep into Monday night as well.From devilish DJs to terrorizing ... More >>
What do we want? BRAINS! When do we want 'em? .....BRAINS!That's right, the time is nigh for throngs of eager young partiers to don their rattiest zombie apparel for the 7th annual Zombie Pub Crawl, which for the first time this year will expand to cover both St. Paul's Lowertown neighborhood and ... More >>
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mill-City-Cafe/104091750284?ref=tsThe Mill City Cafe's patio is a lush oasisThe last of winter's snow finally melted in St. Paul yesterday (really), and the tropical heat wave of the past few days seems to have abated, leaving us in a perfect window of patio-enj ... More >>
Kei TerauchiFollow the finger for yummy tailsThe morning commute is a struggle. With my hair still damp and stomach empty, I head out to catch the bus at Uptown Transit Station. As I sleepily walk down on Hennepin, a sweet and inviting aroma takes hold of all my senses.
I look up and see a ... More >>
Mo PerryFiery goodness to make your tongue tingleThere is something other-worldly about Szechuan Spice's chicken with double chili pepper--a haunting quality that hovers on the periphery of your memory and manifests in periodic, sudden, urgent cravings. Maybe it's the chicken, lightly crisp ... More >>
Is it patio season yet?The humble Scotch egg combines two bang-up breakfast foods and turns them into an edible, portable, rollable snack--that somehow manages to make sausage and eggs pair perfectly with pints of beer.
We try 'em nearly every chance we get, and though we appreciate the, ahem, ... More >>
Fine chocolate and fine wine: life is good. Dig yourself out of the house to enjoy chocolate and wine, $5 meat pies, and 13 kinds of vegan chili this Week in Food.
Singles, stand up for your rights to good food and reasonable portion sizes. Head to the Wedge for "Cooking for One. ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzDJ Jake Rudh has spent the last decade cultivating a dedicated following of friends and fans at his weekly dance nights. What started out as Destination Unknown at the Chatterbox Pub in 2001 has since evolved into Transmission, a Wednesday-night house gig that has bounced a ... More >>
The incredible, edible Scotch egg. Eek! It's all bubbles and squeak this week with a British invasion, a rockin' gleek-out, and a stiff glass of scotch. It's a wonderful life, this Week in Food.
Bubbles and squeak and mussels--oh my! In honor of the British Television Awards, 20. ... More >>
Holidazzle: an excuse to eat Scotch eggs!The [insert name of current corporate sponsor here] Holidazzle parade is a local tradition that everybody gets dragged to at one time or another. And unless you snag one of the coveted skyway spots, you're going to be standing out in the cold or sittin ... More >>
Pour-over pots: Changes are brewing at Dunn Bros Coffee Lab...About a year ago, Dunn Bros. owners took over a former franchise at University Ave and 280 and turned it into an experimental shop--or coffee lab. No more coffee as commodity: the focus is now on tailored brewing and made-to-order ... More >>
Kathy EasthagenDo your part: drink up. Monday 11/5
Gather at Brit's with members of the Guthrie to honor the theater's smash-hit production of The 39 Steps, based off of Alfred Hitchcock's acclaimed 1935 film. Trivia host John Cosgrove will kick off the evening at 7:15 p.m. with a Movies and Hi ... More >>
Revelers party at Bryant-Lake Bowl So, you blew all your money on that Lady Gaga costume. Or perhaps you were broke to begin with. Either way, there's no excuse to break the bank any further celebrating Halloween this weekend. Unlike upcoming Christmas and New Year's Eve parties, this holiday is ... More >>