Twin Cities locals celebrate hot Finnish traditions behind steamy doors
If you've ever been to Ingebretsen's, you've probably encountered tube food. The Scandinavian specialty shop offers around ten varieties of food in tubes, from caviar, to cheese spread, to plain ol' mayonnaise. By American standards, Ingebretsen's selection is massive, but compared to Sweden's, it j ... More >>
New Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is wasting no time in trying to one-up her predecessor's hipster credentials.SEE ALSO: Betsy Hodges unveils her party musicThough she has yet to crowdsurf like R.T. Rybak, Hodges took to Twitter tonight to live tweet Die Hard.
For Honey and Rye Bakehouse co-owners Emily Ackerman and Anne Andrus, food has always been part of their foundation. "We met in 6th grade during lunch," says Ackerman. "Our friend Lyndsey brought our two groups of friends together. We were sitting across the lunch table from each other." Years ... More >>
In honor of the Totally Sweet '90s Book Launch Party at Magers & Quinn, we compiled a whole slew of our favorite (and sadly, discontinued) foods available during the 1990s... and their respective commercial gems.
As the unrivaled number-one fan of Bit-O-Honey in the Twin Cities--and possibly the universe--it's hard to characterize the complex set of emotions I was confronted with Wednesday upon learning that Pearson Candy Company has acquired Bit-O-Honey. The St. Paul based confectioner famous for it's Salte ... More >>
Canned cranberries: They're worse than you thinkIf your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list includes Ocean Spray Jellied Cranberry Sauce and Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup, you might want to give the can opener a rest and start re-thinking your menu. A new report reveals the presence of the toxi ... More >>
Lucas Baiano turned T-Paw into an action hero.Every time we see another of those hilariously over-the-top campaign ads for Tim Pawlenty, with their pulsating soundtracks, cut-away shots, weird angles, and contrived lighting, we ask ourselves the same question: Who made those things? Lucas Baiano ... More >>
What has science done?"In a few years it will read Pizza and Cookies and Weed." That was the first comment that made sense to us when we saw DiGiorno's latest product: a cheese or pepperoni pizza packaged with Toll House cookie dough in one giant $8 box labeled "Pizza and Cookies." Yes, we al ... More >>
photo by Megan NormanFormer Minnesota Monthly lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn left the world of magazines earlier this year to devote herself entirely to BeautyBets.com, a blog of "one girl's guide to the good life." The site reviews beauty products and services, and Dehn has recently touted ... More >>
Put down that peanut butter and that roll of cookie dough. Here's the Top 10 food safety news stories of the year.
Both shops offer delicious perspective on sweets
Stoners and small children beware: Raw cookie dough sickens dozens across the U.S.
We wish Pearson's still made the Chicken Dinner Bar, but we'll be satisfied to celebrate wtih a Salted Nut Roll!
The New York Times reports that food companies are increasintly unable to guarantee the safety of their frozen food products. Zoinks!
Minneapolis ad agency Fallon has been scoring new food and beverage clients of late.
Some of the world's best java comes through the Minnesota town
America by the numbers
The Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival swaddles the Cities in cinema
Plastics-related toxic chemicals are finding their way into everything--including baby milk