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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    8-year-old Dylan Spoering's second venture, Pirate Restaurant, launched this weekend

    Readers may remember eight-year-old Dylan Spoering from the piano recital he held in his south Minneapolis front porch on a rainy day in July. Musician Tommy Rehbein (Farewell Continental, International Karate, Party House) caught wind of his young neighbor's event and sent out a Facebook invite, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    The 10 best milkshakes in the Twin Cities

    It's perfect milkshake weather: too hot for most of the heavier classic desserts (sorry chocolate lava cake), but not so hot that you just ask for a refill of water at the end of a meal. Shakes and their close relatives, malts, are best consumed with a classic diner burger or taken to-go for a quick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    First Look: Grain Stack settles into MIA

    As kids, we remember taking field trips to the art museum. History, culture, capturing the human experience, sure. But what really stuck with us was the feeling of unpacking a sad sack lunch while the museum cafe sat tantalizingly out of reach. We requited that childhood injustice this week with a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    TGI Fridays to debut food truck in the Twin Cities

    TGI Fridays, everyone's favorite strip mall stop, is launching a food truck featuring eight items from its "handcrafted" menu. Even if you aren't a fan of franchise fare, you might appreciate this part: Everything on the menu is free. The TGI Fridays food truck is about to set off on its Summer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Top 5 local stouts

    Stout. This popular style of typically dark beer is easy to identify because its personality is just how it sounds: rounded, bold, and friendly. An important factor in the making of a stout, is getting a nice deep roast on the barley or malt used to brew it. Stout is also usually higher in alco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    5 ice cream sundaes for National Sundae Day

    Happy National Sundae Day! Celebrate by stopping by and grabbing one of our favorite sundaes in the Twin Cities. No need to feel guilty -- it's a national holiday after all. See also: Top 10 donuts in the Twin Cities

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We kick things off this week with the soulful, impassioned new video for "Lady, You Shot Me," from Har Mar Superstar, which finds the unabashed crooner taking his sound in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Muddy Paws hosts 20th annual cheesecake sampling today

    Today Muddy Paws Cheesecake Co. is hosting its 20th annual cheesecake sampling, which serves as a drive to collect toys for needy children and pet food for pets going hungry. The event features a variety of cheesecake samples courtesy of Muddy Paws and is free to the public with the gift of one unwr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Top 5 cool treats for summer

    The heat index is supposed to top 100 tomorrow. It's time to start thinking of ways to cool off during the hot summer months to come. And what better way than to treat yourself to something cold and refreshing to eat or drink? When the sweltering heat begins to try your patience, when you've spent t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Dawes leads Minnesota State Fair free shows lineup

    Related:Kiss, Motley Crue lead Minnesota State Fair 2012 offeringsDawes at First Avenue, 11/4/11Although the Minnesota State Fair has done a fairly good job of packing in some variety for its Grandstand shows, the free entertainment this year should pull a hefty crowd this late August/early Septembe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Best bets for Art-a-Whirl refueling

    Today marks the beginning of the 17th annual Northeast Minneapolis Art-a-Whirl, the nation's largest open-studio tour, when galleries and studios throw open their doors to art lovers, prospective buyers, and people who just love free wine and cheese. Last year, the event drew more than 30,000 peopl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Stanley's on Wheels, a new food truck, coming in mid April [VIDEO]

    The Twin Cities is about to receive another entrant into the world of food trucks. Stanley's Northeast Bar Room announced on Facebook that it will be rolling out a truck in downtown Minneapolis beginning in mid April.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Tuesdays on the West Bank: Out the Box and Triple Double

    ​She just dances and keeps on dancing. She holds her glass up high, and pours out her beer as it splashes on the dance floor below. Instead of pouring some out for her homies, she is pouring some out for her girls' night out, or maybe the calculus exam she bombed earlier in the day. This is Rack C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Top 10 ice cream shops in the Twin Cities

    There's no wrong season for ice cream​Who knew that the Twin Cities would become the veritable capital of ice cream? We've got more than our fair share of ice cream shops--including fresh, store-made treats in unique flavors rather than chain stores rescooping tired old flavors day in and day out. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Mark Mallman tour diary, Vol. 9: November rain

    ​Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so tracking it round Minneapolis would be a new change. I ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 28, 2011

    The Bachelor Farmer celebrates the Nordic palate

    Governor Dayton's sons open first-rate restaurant

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Five favorite Twin Cities ice cream flavors

    Fro-yo will never replace ice cream, especially the Izzy scoop!​This year's Best Ice Cream Flavor, Sebastian Joe's Nicollet Avenue Pothole, is not for everyone. Its mix of dark chocolate ice cream, fudge, truffles, chunks of Heath bar, and sea salt is pretty intense--proving that an ice cream ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Minnesota State Fair's top 5 new desserts

    Minnesota Prairie RootsThe State Fair gets a hot and sweet kick.​Last Friday, the Minnesota State Fair announced which new foods will be debuting on the Midway this year. And while newcomers Jamaican jerk fries and crab fritters sound delicious, we're making the most room in our fair schedule to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Kaivama's Sara Panjunen and Jonathon Rundman reflect on their new Finnish-American project

    ​One violin, one guitar, lots of talent.  Sara Pajunen and Jonathon Rundman reflect a piece of the Northwoods in their Finnish flavored sound, pulling creativity from their childhoods in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Hibbing, MN, respectively.  Pajunen fuses the Finnish pelimanni f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Minnesota State Fair's list of new foods a major letdown

    MN State Fair announces this year's new foods!​Each year's list of new Minnesota State Fair foods should inspire two responses: excitement about sampling some cool new items and jealousy that you weren't the one who came up with the genius idea in the first place. In the past, we've looked to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Graeter's ice cream--Oprah's favorite--arrives in the Twin Cities

    Graeter's name hints at its greatness!​Missing your daily dose of Oprah? Well, at least you can now drown your sorrows in a pint of her favorite ice cream, as the Cincinnati-based Graeter's recently entered the Twin Cities market. Graeter's is a super-premium, high milk-fat content product, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    First look: Afro Deli & Coffee

    Somali steak sandwich and AfroSteak dinner with basmati riceOver the last 20 years, Minnesota has welcomed the largest community of Somali-Americans in the country. Many of these immigrant families have located near the West Bank of the U of M campus. As a result, the area has seen its share of Afr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Man loses 27 pounds on Twinkies and Doritos diet

    (CC) Larry D. MooreAre calories all that matter?​Has Subway's Jared just lost his throne? Kansas State University professor of human nutrition Mark Haub spent the last 10 weeks eating nothing but Hostess and Little Debbie snack cakes--interspersed with Doritos, Oreos, and sugary cereal for v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Top 10 foods you should never eat on a first date

    Hoping for a successful date? Don't order spaghetti​A first date can be a nightmare of anxiety. You want to make a good impression, so you agonize over what to wear, or you rehearse intelligent things to say. So for God's sake don't ruin it all by ordering some foolish food at dinner that is l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Best ice cream shops in the Twin Cities

    This Sunday, July 18, marks National Ice Cream Day, during which we plan to give thanks for the breadth and depth of our outstanding independent ice cream shops with a few local licks. All the Twin Cities' standard-bearers use premium ingredients (often local and organic) and have a creative assortm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Sebastian Joe's ice cream goes kosher

    Michelle Bruch Sebastian Joe's thinks "kosher" could be the new "organic."​Starting this month, about 90 percent of Sebastian Joe's ice cream flavors will sport a "K" for kosher. There are separate kosher scoopers, bona fide kosher ingredients, and special kosher production days open to rab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Walmart vs. Cub: Which is better? A Battle of the Midway

    ​You may have heard that the Cub Foods and Walmart stores in St. Paul's Midway area, which face each other across a common parking lot, are engaged in a nasty corporate catfight. According to a Pioneer Press story this week, Cub's parent company, Supervalu, based in Eden Prairie, has sued Walm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    School lunch bill puts 2% milk on the lam

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chidorian/106713617/Mm . . . carbtastic. ​ In a surprising twist, the concern over childhood obesity does not lie in chicken nuggets, pizza poppers, or chocolate chip cookies baked just past raw. According to the government, the immediate culprit is that fatty, fatty 2 ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    May 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Best of Hot Dish: March 8-12, 2010

    Eat some ice cream, drink some gin, whip up some shrimp and then go to Fork the Fire this weekend!

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Oreo the urban goat loses right to roam St. Paul, is captured by search team

    Oreo's days of roaming the hillside above Concord Street in South St. Paul have come to an end.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Sweethearts: Will they finally be edible?

    We always loved the messages on those little conversation hearts, but they tasted like crap. That may have changed...

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Onion A.V. Club book features 13 horrible fast food ideas

    The Onion's A.V. Club goes all end-of-the-decade with a book full of Top 10 lists.

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2009

    Oreo ads pit Donald Trump against the Manning brothers

    Oreo introduces its new Golden Double Stuf with an ad campaign featuring Donald Trump.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Goat makes dramatic slaughterhouse escape, is murdered by police

    Living the dream life roaming free along the Mississippi River, a goat's life came to an abrupt end when a South St. Paul police officer opened fire on the terrifying beast roaming the streets and threatening residents.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    The great 2009 Whoopie-off

    Our homemade treats face off against the Oreo Cakester--and guess who comes out on top?

  • Restaurants

    August 6, 2008

    Why the Twin Cities is the best place to eat ice cream in the universe

    With this many choices of local, handcrafted treats, why go anywhere else?

  • Music

    March 7, 2007
  • Music

    May 31, 2006

    In Da Club: Alva Star at the Turf Club

    Local band ditches athletic apparel and serenades a special fan

  • Restaurants

    June 30, 2004

    Great Humor

    Three Minnesota gems with ice cream cakes and frozen pies prove you can have your cake and lick it too

  • Restaurants

    September 24, 2003

    Wings of Desire

    Twin Cities' chicken-wing champ Nardie's crosses the river

  • Restaurants

    August 20, 2003

    Summer's Last Sweet Gasp

    How do you lure the kids back to the farm? With local, organic ice cream, of course

  • Restaurants

    July 24, 2002

    Organic Matters

    Ten years in the making, national organic standards are coming to a store near you

  • Books

    June 5, 2002
  • Restaurants

    August 22, 2001
  • Books

    September 29, 1999

    The Tower of Babble

    By creating a detective with Tourette's syndrome, Jonathan Lethem addresses the mystery of language

  • Feature

    July 1, 1999
  • Restaurants

    January 6, 1999
  • Books

    September 25, 1996
  • Arts

    June 26, 1996

    Tales From the Melting Pot

    Author Gish Jen takes a fresh approach to multicultural identity.

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