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  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    How to make the perfect Sidecar [RECIPE]

    The holidays are on their way and so are the relatives. Before we settle in for the glut of food and family, let's mix a drink, shall we? We sat down with our resident mixologist and teacher, Shawn Jones of Parlour to discuss the history of this great cocktail. He, along with Best Bartender (and his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    How to make the perfect Manhattan [RECIPE]

    It's a drink as classic as the Big Apple skyline and as seductive as Don Draper. When made properly, the Manhattan, a mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, is a delightful balance of powerful spirit, a blush of sweetness, and an invigorating smack of herbal bitterness. Although popular b ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 28, 2011

    The Bachelor Farmer celebrates the Nordic palate

    Governor Dayton's sons open first-rate restaurant

  • Restaurants

    September 7, 2011

    Solera's sun rises again

    Spanish eatery offers more than just a great rooftop

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Top 5 tequila cocktails for National Tequila Day

    W Hotel's Truth or Consequences.​When the 24th of July rolls around, it's once again time to put on your party hat and celebrate National Tequila Day. While an old-school margarita made with that weird sweet-n-sour mix is fine and dandy (in fact perfect when you're feeling lazy), here are a few wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    The Six15 Room now open at the Grand Hotel

    Six15 RoomThe Grand Hotel's lounge gets a major makeover. ​The San Francisco-based Kimpton boutique hotel chain recently took over the Grand Hotel in downtown Minneapolis and put the property under a major renovation. The Zahtar restaurant upstairs is still intact, but the lobby-side lounge go ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    May 18, 2011

    Sopranos Italian hits some high notes

    J.P. Samuelson joins the Crave team

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Cafe Maude's Now You Know: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 36

    If you don't know, you should...​What can you say about a cocktail that teaches you how to pronounce Cynar and ushers you into a world where ice preparation is a serious endeavor? Not to mention the feel of it sliding down your throat sip by sip and the smooth back of the fino sherry. Or the fact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    The Inn Flip: What's the secret to this mysterious cocktail?

    More than meets the eye​The Inn Flip$9The Inn89 10th St. S., Minneapolis612.886.2377This frumpy brown cocktail with the foamy lip may seem a tad dull to the uninformed, but Inn-goers know better. The place, after all, put it's name on this Flip, guaranteeing a multilayered and unique craft potable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Heidi's opens tomorrow, but we already dined there

    Heidi and Stewart Woodman are opening Heidi's 2.0 on 1/1/11​Last February, Heidi's was claimed by fire just hours after chef and owner Stewart Woodman was named one of the Top 20 Chefs in the Midwest by the James Beard Foundation. Luckily for Twin Cities food lovers, the Woodmans weren't about t ... More >>