Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things started this week with a video from BNLX, shot while the group was on tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stay put for new clips from ACTN, the 4onthefloor, Chris ... More >>
A new generation of artists showcase their work in 2014's New World Visions
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. So far our 50 Favorite Dishes countdown has heavily emphasized food from restaurants opened in the last year or so, but this one is more of a perennial favorite, and with ... More >>
What was once a little market has been reborn as a neighborhood dining destination. Chef Don Saunders revamped the space into the Kenwood, a comfortably elegant dining room serving his artistic dishes. They serve brunch, lunch, and dinner daily. One of the first dishes we sampled was his take on the ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. Last year we voted Krungthep Thai, the new Eat Street outpost of the ever-popular Bangkok Thai Deli, the best Thai restaurant of 2012 thanks to dishes like its wicked ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes.Early in the spring thaw, there comes a new crop of street food vendors, packed with hope and delicious things to eat. Some breeze past, while some bring an unexpected new ... More >>
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 >>
Another week in October, another series of epic, not-to-be-missed festivals this Week in Food -- make space in your stomach and your weekend. 10/8 Sun Street Breads is hosting its first beer dinner (you read that correctly) tonight by featuring a "A Road Trip Down Highway 61" with heaps of Fulton ... More >>
Two cities, so much incredible food and drink news to share. Here are some of the top stories this week from Hot Dish. ~Because sometimes there is nothing better than bring a super fine meal home; here's our picks for the Cities' Top 10 takeout restaurants.~Block parties are one of the mos ... More >>
DesaparecidosWith Little Brazil400 Bar, MinneapolisThursday, August 9, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Desaparecidos at 400 BarDesaparecidos' Denver Dalley on writing Read Music/Speak Spanish and the artistic use of racial slursConor Oberst can pack good-sized theaters playing his folkier, more precious Bri ... More >>
Weeks after the last Ford vehicle build in Minnesota rolled off the Highland Park assembly line, the World Socialist Website writes that the plant's closure is symptomatic of the decline of American manufacturing. The fact that one of the world's leading sources for left-wing news and analysis pi ... More >>
Mexican fare disappointing even on the good china
Oh lordy. It isn't time to think about SXSW already, is it? It seem like all that long ago that Minneapolis bands were swarming the streets of Austin, Texas in search of free beer and food trucks, and when Gimme Noise threw our first-ever Minnesota music showcase with First Avenue.But according t ... More >>
Todd's Salsas are the latest locally made products to enter the realm of all-natural foods. The label boasts that it's gluten free, with no added sugar or preservatives, and even reminds you to recycle the glass bottle. These salsas are handcrafted in small batches with all the ingredients being ... More >>
Courtesy of Eric AustinIf you follow the local food scene at all, you'll surely recognize chef Eric "Big E" Austin's name. Known for both his sophisticated neo-soul fare and some very public endings to multiple business partnerships, Austin has made his presence known in the Twin Cities since ... More >>
May is National Strawberry Month. First bred in Brittany, France, around 1740 from plants harvested in eastern North America, Chile, Argentina, the garden strawberry is known for its fragrance, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweet, sometimes tart taste. Whether eaten fresh or in prepare ... More >>
Michelle LeonUptown Cafeteria's new Skybar is king!We all have our favorite standbys for outdoor drinking and dining--W.A. Frost's lush garden patio, the busy sidewalk seats at French Meadow, or the Dennis Rodman-drawing roofdeck at Stella's. But have you checked out the breezy surrounds at t ... More >>
This week, I finally got the email I've been anticipating for four years, subject header: WORLD CUP MAN-CAVE INSANITY. Yes, I've got an invite to the hottest living room in south Minneapolis to watch the world's best display of beefcake, er, uh, soccer tournament, the World Cup, which begins ... More >>
Consumer Reports turns up its nose at coffee blends, prefering single-source coffees.
If you're not angry, they say, you're not paying attention. Mad hatter Terry Gilliam has been accused of a lot of things--directorial self-indulgence (The Adventures of Baron Munchausen), professional self-sabotage (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), creative accounting (Brazil). But one could never b ... More >>
Equality equals better sex, Colombia training rats to sniff out bombs, practicing Islam in space, a graphical look at the state of the planet, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Christian right puts the screws to the GOP, do more by working less, the Snakes on a Plane trailer, George Liquor sells root beer, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Venezuela gives Exxon an ultimatum, Mattel buckles under right-wing pressure, Reuters pictures of the year, Capt. Jack is back, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
For those Americans panic-stricken that a certain December holiday most commonly known as Christmas is heading for extinction, a glimmer of hope comes from the much-maligned athiestic post office.
The enlightened self-interest of brewing a great cup of coffee
The last snow emergency afforded us the pleasure of visit to that sensible civic institution: the munificent, Municipal Impound Lot.