Chef Jason Blair at Red Stag SupperclubWe continue our chat with chef Jason Blair of Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis, the first LEED certified restaurant in the state. After working in nationally acclaimed restaurants all over the Pacific Northwest (and Alaska) Jason's experien ... More >>
Sasha LandskovWe wish these were always In Season!Though scientists have disproved the notion that oysters may only be safely eaten in months with the letter "r" in their names (May, June, July, and August), it is true that the mollusks tend to posses their best qualities when water temperatures ... More >>
Lu LippoldLike Pike Place Market, but more civilizedIt'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 >>
Photos by Anna GulbrandsenBest Coast, Wavves, and No JoyFebruary 11, 2011Varsity TheaterIt's not often that an opening band steals the spotlight from two far more prominent headliners, especially by playing what amounted to only a 20 minute set. But that is just what happened at the sold-out Var ... More >>
Ramsey County Regional Rail AuthorityUnion Depot is being transformed into a regional transportation hub.There was a time after World War II when 20,000 rail passengers a day traveled through the Union Depot in St. Paul. Its 18 tracks served trains that ranged as far and wide as Chicago and t ... More >>
Courtesy of AmuséeLeslee Miller gives us her picks.It's holiday time, and we're sure you've bought all your gifts and are getting ready for an onslaught of family and friends. You've got the turkey ordered, your sides planned, and even that amazing dessert is partially completed and tucked in yo ... More >>
Out of nowhere Big V's pops up on our radar this week with a show on Friday featuring Seattle's Helms Alee, an outfit somewhere amidst postpunk, sludge, and power ballad. Emerging from the Pacific Northwest's utterly amazing and for many taste-defining hardcore scene from the late nineties which ... More >>
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