The Association of Food Journalists named the finalists in its prestigious AFJ Awards yesterday and City Pages was among the honored.City Pages writers Andy Mannix and Mike Mullen are finalists for "Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues" for their cover story, "Milk Money."
Do you ever wonder what goes on behind the walls of the big-food industry? Well, that's something local industry-insider-turned-author Bruce Bradley knows a little about. Bradley, who lives in Minneapolis, has spent over 15 years working as a marketing executive for some of the biggest food com ... More >>
The St. Croix Chocolate Company has been supplying the river valley with artisan chocolates since 2010. But located somewhat outside the usual foodie sphere of influence, seasonally inspired chocolates with flavors like violet, pear caramel, or wildflower honey initially raised some eyeb ... More >>
Earlier today, we reported that General Mills is cutting 850 jobs even though the company expects a profitable 2012. Add Medtronic to the list of big businesses laying off employees despite growing profits. The company, which reported a 28-percent increase in earnings and 3 percent growth in revenu ... More >>
Al wants to know what Apple knows.Al Franken pounced on Apple yesterday in a Senate hearing on privacy and mobile devices. Franken had summoned Apple executives as well as representatives from Google and others to discuss the companies' privacy policies. Specifically, Franken wanted to tal ... More >>
Al Franken wants a word or two with Steve JobsSen. Al Franken appears to have taken a bite out of Apple. Stung by bad PR, angry customers and the promise of Senate hearings chaired by Franken, the computer maker says it has released an update to iPhones to cut back on the amount of time the ... More >>
Rogue Chocolatier70% cacao, 100% deliciousIf you enjoy high-quality chocolate that's made locally, here's your opportunity to stock up on the best of the best. To celebrate winning the Good Food Award, Rogue Chocolatier is offering free shipping on all web orders over $20 for the remainder of ... More >>
Andy LienOn the boulevard of burgeoning dreamsOn West Broadway a new business venture is fostering foodie dreams and hope for a revitalized neighborhood. On November 11 the Kindred Kitchen officially opened as a community resource for people hoping to begin or grow their own food businesses ... More >>
One more ticket on what now appears to be a never-ending ride of personal and professional ruin.
The company that makes Oreos, Triscuits, and Mac & Cheese welcomed a lot more chocolate into the fold this week.
Thinking about running the big one this coming year? Better decide by February.
Another local business is slated to close its doors. Premier Cheese Market's last day of business will be Dec. 6.
Little Debbie's giving away cupcakes. Like, lots and lots of cupcakes.
A Brooklyn Center man is suing Medtronic, claiming they defamed him by using his image for a prostate treatment ad without his permission.
Media unites: Doesn't the FDA have something better to do than go after Cheerios?
Don't you dare mess with Trix. General Mills might sue your ass.
Beer sales were down in fourth quarter. Or are we just drinking more PBR?
Medtronic employs 38,000 people worldwide, about 8,000 of them in Minnesota.
More often than not, criollo cacao is a mixture of genetic strains.
Lunds/Byerly's and Kemp's recall peanut butter products.
Fast food restaurants may be booming, but people are also cooking at home more.
Some of the world's best java comes through the Minnesota town
Part two of our guide to the best cheeses of the Twin Cities—ever
How a Minnesota magazine became the bible of generation Xbox
Premier Cheese Market adds new life to the old milk scene
General Mills gets a crash course in global spin
Two years after picking billions of dollars out of Big Tobacco's pocket, state officials are still having trouble polishing their next trick: Figuring out how to spend it
Have you played a board game lately?
He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement
Millions of tobacco-industry documents find a home in the crammed back rooms of the Depot
Dying for a smoke: For decades now, the American public has died for the Marlboro Man's sins. Today, he's ready to die for ours.