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Lu Lippold

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Shutdown delays Lowry opening 2 weeks at a cost of more than $200K

    Lu LippoldBlue Plate's Stephanie Shimp at the Lowry groundbreaking.​Blue Plate restaurant group announced yesterday that its newest eatery, the Lowry in Uptown, is scheduled to open on August 15. The owners had anticipated being ready by August 2, but the state government shutdown put everyt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Spicy Eggplant at Black Sea Turkish Restaurant: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 7

    Lu Lippold​People who worship eggplant can't understand people who despise eggplant, and vice versa. It's like theists and atheists: each side inevitably asks of the other, "Why are you such a moron?" It's probably hopeless to persuade your opponents of their wrongheadedness, but if ever there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Cave Vin's steak frites: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 67

    Lu LippoldGood, and good FOR you.​I do not want to hear one more word about you and your cholesterol. Furthermore, I do not want you giving me that look when I say I'm having a giant slab of red meat for dinner with a side of fat-ridden fried potatoes smothered in mayonnaise. You know why? Bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Dixie's vs. Forum: Gumbo Smackdown

    Lu LippoldWhen you order the gumbo at Dixie's, you get a warning ​During the Mardi Gras time of year, when people in New Orleans are dancing and drinking and generally behaving in a very un-Minnesotan manner, northerners might decide to loosen up enough to try a mysterious Louisianan food like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Coastal Seafoods turns 30: Chef Chat, part 3

    Lu LippoldLike Pike Place Market, but more civilized​It's not Pike Place Market in Seattle. Coastal Seafoods employees don't shout at the customers or hurl fish at each other like footballs. They are polite Minnesotans. They hand you your nicely wrapped purchase in a friendly way. Both the Min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Coastal Seafoods Turns 30: Chef Chat, part 2

    Lu LippoldOver 50 kinds of fish are for sale at Coastal Seafoods​The life of a chef is very glamorous. It must be so, or there wouldn't be 10 gazillion TV shows on the subject. Coastal Seafoods' general manager, Tim Lauer, had been a chef for years, living the high life, when he was mysterious ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Coastal Seafoods Turns 30: Chef Chat, part 1

    Twin Cities GourmandSuzanne Weinstein, back in the day​People from the East and West Coasts pity us here in Flyoverland for many reasons: our backwards, primitive culture; the dearth of music and theater; and of course, our lack of access to decent seafood, being so far from coastal civilizati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Mozza Mia's house-made limoncello: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 79

    Lu LippoldLa dolce vita, right here in Edina​Remember that time you were in Rome, awaiting the arrival of your latest Italian inamorata/o at the stazione, and train after train came in, and your beloved failed to appear, and you said (in Italian, of course), "Where is the nearest bar in this t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    University Buffet, a Chinese food glutton's paradise, opens near Capitol

    Lu LippoldOne of the many shrimp options at the buffet​My fortune cookie at the University Buffet said, "Think about your own mistakes rather than blame on other's faults" (sic). Had I not received this advice, I might have tried to blame someone for the soggy wontons in the soup or that weird ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    'In Search of Asia' at St. Anthony Main

    Minnesota Film Arts​For 11 days, Minnesota Film Arts will "search" for the world's most populous continent through 40 movies from 12 countries in a brand-new festival. These films, from auteurs, both classic and contemporary, cover true crime, martial arts, war, addiction, poverty, family, a ... More >>

  • News

    June 29, 2005

    My Summer of Love

    Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)

  • News

    January 5, 2005

    We Heart Huckabees!

    The Everything Movie lands on all four of our film critics' top 10 lists

  • Arts

    October 13, 2004

    Labor of Love

    Wellstone! Works hard to keep hope alive

  • Arts

    October 13, 2004

    Hardworking Directors

    St. Paul-Based filmmakers Lu Lippold, Dan Luke, and Laurie Stern fought a tough campaign for 'Wellstone!'

  • Arts

    January 9, 2002

    The Year in Film

    The National Entertainment State Stands Firm--Then Runs Away

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