What list features Nepal, Uco Valley in Argentina, Zambia, and... Minneapolis?Last month, Minneapolis topped a full five categories in Travel and Leisure's annual survey of 35 cities across the country. Now, the magazine is handing us a more exotic honor: one of the 13 best places to travel ... More >>
One nation under tacos
Tibetan dishes shine over rest of the menu
The original Himalayan Restaurant on East Franklin. Naveen Shrestha, a native of Nepal, is expanding his restaurant portfolio. The executive chef and co-owner of the Highland Cafe & Bakery in St. Paul and the Himalayan Restaurant on East Franklin in Minneapolis recently took over the former I ... More >>
Gorkha Palace, Darbar India Grill, and more
This is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>
Photo courtesy Highland GrillIt's hard to keep track of Heather Jansz, the Twin Cities' "curry diva," especially now that she's on her own and cooking rogue. After years of cooking in local restaurants, Jansz became a caterer and personal chef, available by request only. For the last couple of we ... More >>
www.ghorkapalace.comThe more momos the better: Ghorka Palace to open in SeptemberYou may have heard a new Nepalese was coming to the former Mairin's Table with the name Yak and Yeti. Turns out that's not the case. Hot Dish learned that the trademark attorney who represents local restaurateur ... More >>
A local magazine that throws a spotlight on humanitarian workers in far flung corners of the world is finding out through social media that it has a lot of supporters closer to home.
Giacinto Scelsi extracts universal truth from one note
Cameron Diaz brings new show, sanctimonious attitude to MTV Last night Trippin, a new series executive-produced by Cameron Diaz, premiered on MTV. If you've ever fantasized about seeing Diaz frolic with a chimp (and Being John Malkovich proved insufficient), then this is the show for you. Actuall ... More >>
Lhakpa Tsamchoe takes the high road to promote Himalaya
Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor
A real-life fairy tale in which the wild beasts are hunted, the jungle is a plantation, and the knight in shining armor hails from Apple Valley.