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 >>
St. Paul's premier gastropub is getting ready to host one of the hottest and coldest events we've seen so far this winter. Tomorrow, the Happy Gnome will convert its beloved patio into a full-on ice bar to help locals and out-of-towners alike celebrate Red Bull's Crashed Ice. See also: Happy Gn ... More >>
The best winter warm-up drinks, cool concerts, must-see plays, and carnival activities in the metro
By Abbie Gobeli See Also: Jack White at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12Best of Lollapalooza day three: At the Drive-in, Florence the Machine and more Sigur Rós Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Chicago Sunday, August 5, 2012 Sigur Rós unleashed a baptism of ethereal beauty that blanketed the tightly packed oc ... More >>
See Also:Rolling Stone's 'Do You Wanna Be A Star' competition is at least a little hairyWho doesn't love boats, burritos, and good music? Especially all three together. In the second year of the fundraising Cruise for a Cause, Travis Jerome of Just Kidding Clothing has brought together a wide assort ... More >>
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 >>
The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our ... More >>
A more straightforward approach to pizza
Photo by Scott AlarioDeer Tick November 12, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Saturday night at the Triple Rock, the audience got to see something special. It was the sight of a band headed for greatness, right at the cusp of something bigger. It was palpable and it was obvious that ... More >>
While it seems like tempting fate to already start looking forward to the tail end of summer, the Minnesota State Fair free stage lineups should help us ease our way into the beginning of September. On the lineup this year are early-'80s Prince cohorts Morris Day and the Time, Johnny Cash's longt ... More >>
It's like skateboarding without the skateboard
PepsicoDoes this soda make me look fat?In honor of New York Fashion Week kicking off this week, Pepsi unveiled a new tall and sleek Diet Pepsi can design. In the company's official press release, chief marketing officer Jill Beraud commented, Diet Pepsi has a long history of celebrating women t ... More >>
Hair of the dogSure, we could point out that the best way to cure a hangover is to not get one in the first place. But it's New Year's, so who are we kidding? Here are our top five methods for not spending New Year's Day in the hangover hurtbox.
Ice, ice babyWe at the Hot Dish love a good ice carving, so we thought we'd check out the new "ice chamber" at the Chambers Hotel. Made of 60 blocks of ice and weighing in at 12,000 pounds, the structure is lit from within and graced with friendly bartendresses wearing white puffy coats and other ... More >>
Good food shows up in Minneapolis in surprising places
Screen shot via YouTubeThe Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixies glider achieves takeoffThis is what happens when folks who think they're Buzz Lightyear get jacked up on Red Bull: Flugtag. In German, it means "flying day." In St. Paul it means that 90,000 people will show up to watch them mostly ... More >>
A freelancer's diary from the SXSW music festival, with notes on how to stay sane amidst the persistent chaos.
It's going to get wild at the old To Soho storefront.
The University ended their contract with Red Bull this month after the company repeatedly marketed the drink on campus.
Hi, Minneapolis club kids? It's me, Patrick. We need to talk.
Is 26 too old to be wearing a puffy-painted t-shirt and moshing?
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An Eden Praire family man-slash-YouTube sensation is "Cooking for Dads."
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Old Macdonald had a warehouse, e i e i o?
You know liquor is good when the price tag says 'Below Cost!' As is the case with Popov vodka. With a pitch like that, how could we resist?
T-Paw puts the patronage back in the state government
Did the feces of feathered fiends cause the I-35W bridge collapse?
Dave & Buster's Has 32,000 Square Feet of air-conditioned zombie-shooting, Jäger-shooting, skee-ball-shooting, and yeah, pretty good fried stuff too
A few years ago, the Zone Diet and its accursed egg whites turned the formerly comfy Jennifer Aniston into a walking stick slathered in bronzer. The trend caught on as horrified Americans found themselves counting Renee Zellweger's vertebrae in Chicago and wondering why Nicole Kidman looked like an ... More >>
He's toxic, she's slipping under The Federlines' hotly awaited UPN reality show finally has an official title: Britney and Kevin: Chaotic. I'm not sure what's so "chaotic" about long days spent smoking Reds, scarfing Flamin' Hot Cheetos and shopping for Von Dutch swag at Kitson, but Britney seems ... More >>
And Prozac and Viagra and Red Bull... What exactly did Congress's recent baseball and steroids hearings (I wrote about them here) accomplish, besides wrecking Mark McGwire's chances at the Hall of Fame? All the hoohah about fairness and the American way (loose correlation, that) and the scourge of p ... More >>
Minneapolis hosts a marathon of Avant-Garde music
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