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Southeast Asia

  • Movies

    February 12, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    Plate or Pass: Durian

    Welcome to "Plate or Pass" a new series devoted to finding some of the strangest, most intriguing, and perhaps even disturbing foods the Twin Cities has to offer. Each week, we'll introduce you to a new ingredient, talk to local chefs who use it daily, and teach you how to prepare it on your own. Bu ... More >>

  • Movies

    October 2, 2013
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    August 8, 2013

    Borough & World Street Kitchen make Bon Appetit's 50 Best New Restaurants list

    Well, the time has come and Bon Appetit magazine's Andrew Knowlton has published his list of the 50 best new restaurants in the United States. It should come as no surprise that Minneapolis has nabbed not one, but two spots on the illustrious list; downtown's Borough and Uptown's World Street Kitche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Rock the Garden: Grub Roundup

    Not only did the music rock. Not only did Low launch an epic one-song set. Not only did we endure a torrential downpour, rock the parking ramp and revel in the Husker Du and Sugar-peppered Bob Mould setlist. We also ate very well.See Also:Low's one-song set at Rock the Garden totally ruledMetric at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Joan Baez: I made a decision not to be a nostalgia act

    "Ask what you wanna know, not what you think someone else wants to know," says Joan Baez over the phone, her voice laced with years of wry insight. At 72 years old, Baez comes across as decades younger, spry and streetwise but not world-weary -- even for the decades she's seen, living her life out i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: 5/8 - 5/14

    It's finally starting to feel like May again, and this week is packed with shows. Friday Daughter visits the Fine Line with label-mate and local opener, Jeremy Messersmith. The Amsterdam hosts their second annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest featuring Cherie Currie, The Avengers and many more stretching ov ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Best pumpkin dishes in the Twin Cities, part 2

    Ah, mid-autumn. The time of year best marked by your level of annoyance with people who are still talking about how great it is that pumpkin lattes are back. But savvy foodies know there are so many more interesting uses for this in-season squash than as a syrupy synthetic shot in your morning coffe ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 5, 2012

    Cheap eats around the Twin Cities

    A dozen different dishes for under $10

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo, Great Waters cask dinner kick off May this Week in Food

    It's (almost) May, and our week in food reflects this most welcome month: Cinco de Mayo cooking classes and a new chef at Gather just to name a few. Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: February 6 -February 10, 2012

    This week at the Hot Dish the stories were extra hot to warm the coldest of days. Here are a few of the week's top reports. ​~We know many of you want to get your lovin' on for Valentine's Day; here's our picks for the most romantic restaurants for you and your snookums.~We also know tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Ford plant closure symptomatic of capitalism's ills, writes World Socialist

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon January 2012

    ​NOW OPENColossal Cafe(2315 Como Ave, St. Paul)Rosa Mexicano (City Pages Review)(609 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis)Little Szechuan (City Pages Review)(5377 West 16th St., St. Louis Park)West Bank Diner(324 Cedar Ave S. Minneapolis)Five Guys Burgers and Fries(8360 3rd St N., Oakdale)Eat Street Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Kinsen Noodles presents new sake list

    ​Kinsen Noodles and Bar had a free food and sake pairing last Wednesday to celebrate it new sake list. According to sake master Chris Griese, pairings for sake are not as regimented as those for, say, wine. Restaurant employees put the pairings together by eating and drinking, and then decid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Top 5 INDOOR food truck experiences

    We'll miss you, sunny days of summer​Day by day our favorite street finds are dropping out of the game. A few intrepid souls like Nate of Natedogs and the vivacious ladies of Fork in the Road plan to stay out all winter long. Others, like Lisa Carlson and Carrie Summers of the Chef Shack, will lea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Jamie Malone of Sea Change: Chef Chat, Part 1

    Joy SummersChef Jamie Malone takes the lead at Sea Change​It was recently announced that the chef de cuisine title at Sea Change, the sustainable seafood restaurant at the Guthrie, would be handed over to an insider, Jamie Malone. After flying in chefs from around the country to try out, Sea Chang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Gai Gai Thai brings feisty street fare to the farmers markets

    Try Gai Gai Thai's green curry rice and Thai iced tea. ​On some of these summer days when it's been hot as Bangkok at 9 'o clock in the morning, we figure, Why try to beat it, when we can join it? Such weather is just an excuse to indulge in the Southeast Asian street eats of farmers' market ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 1, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Bogus sex trafficking studies are bad, actual sex trafficking is worse: Comment Of The Day

    Click here for junk science​We took note yesterday that the Star Tribune ran with a story about child sex trafficking that relied on statistics we've proven to be thoroughly debunked. We didn't hear back from the reporter who penned the story, Bob von Sternberg, or Patricia Lopez, the paper's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Loretta Lynn: Happy 73rd (75th? 79th?) Birthday!

    ​She's been secretive about the year, but on April 14th 1932, or '36, or maybe '38, Loretta Webb was born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, and grew up the daughter of a coal miner first in a rustic mountain home with no electricity or water, and later in a four-room house down in the holler.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Tuan Pham fights to keep 7-foot Jesus statue on St. Paul bluff

    The city says Tuan Pham's Jesus must come down off the mount.​The St. Paul Zoning Board says a 7-foot-tall statue of Jesus must come down off a bluff in the backyard of a St. Paul home. The owner, Tuan Pham, on the other hand, hopes the city council will see the light. "My neighbors, everyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Indochin now open on Grand Avenue

    Indochin arrives on Grand Avenue.​Last month, sisters Ha Tu and Thu Nguyen, owners of the Que Nha restaurant at 849 University Avenue in St. Paul, opened a new restaurant, Indochin, at the nearby location of 1702 Grand Avenue. The Asian American Press reports that the Indochin menu will initi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Disbanded Metro Gang Strike Force faces 118 claims

    Zimmerman ReedRandy Hopper, the man who sued the Strike Force​Today is the deadline for filing claims against the disgraced and disbanded Metro Gang Strike Force, and so far 118 people have said the force extorted them.Lead plaintiff Zelaido Rivera Garcia won a $3 million settlement for the group ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Palomino's Last Call party and final week of happy hours

    Soon the palomino shuts its doors.​Palomino825 Hennepin Ave.612.339.3800Happy Hours and Details:Sunday - Thursday, all day opening at 11 a.m.Friday - Saturday, 4-6 p.m., 10 p.m.-close$5 Signature cocktails, $4 House wine$4 Draft beers$4 Tuscan white bean dip, $6 Sicilian meatballs,$6 Potatoes gorg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    St. Paul's Hmong Village offers food galore! See our new slideshow.

    Hmong Village, now open.​Walking through the new Hmong Village in St Paul's East Side is truly a unique experience. Like the Hmongtown Marketplace on Como and Marion, the sheer volume and variety of food is astonishing with 35 produce vendors and 17 restaurants. Endless bubble teas, medicinal herb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Best new patios

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Top ten memorable celebrity twins

    ​This weekend twins, triplets, quads, and their families will make a pilgrimage to Twinsburg, Ohio for the Twins Days Festival. In deference to this celebration of multiples, we've put together a list of some of the most memorable twins. Some are famous because they're beautiful, others for th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Top 10 forbidden foods

    WikipediaDon't eat that: Dog meat cooking in Southeast Asia​ Earlier this week came news that a homeless man named Nathan J. Kittoe, in Madison, Wisconsin, was in trouble with police for attacking a woman in a local park for trying to stop him from killing a goose, which he was planning on hav ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Michele Bachmann's military chaplain prayer bill skunked out

    ​The theocrats never quit. One pet project: Turning the U.S. military into God's army. God's on our side, you see. And Rep. Michele Bachmann has just been skunked out in an attempt to further that project. The CD6 congresswoman tried to insert language -- without debate -- into a military spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Epic Beard Man's sister lives in Minnesota

    The fight that made Epic Beard Man internet famous.​Thomas Bruso, a crazy old man who became internet famous for beating up a Lil Wayne lookalike on a San Francisco bus, has a sister who lives in Minnesota.Bruso became better known as "Epic Beard Man" after the video of his transit confrontation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Fire in Lynnhurst, Film in North and a Fabulous Birthday

    A photographic week in review, including pictures of the Lynnhurst Fire, homemade pastries and Beet Bloody Mary's.

  • Restaurants

    November 11, 2009

    Loring Kitchen and Ginger Hop: The hits and misses

    Add these two to the long list of new Twin Cities restaurants

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    September 9, 2009
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    March 25, 2009
  • Restaurants

    January 28, 2009

    Roat Osha replaces Uptown Thai staple Sawatdee

    Name translates to "food for a king"—so is it?

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    September 10, 2008
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    June 4, 2008
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    May 7, 2008
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    February 20, 2008
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    January 9, 2008
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    November 14, 2007
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    October 3, 2007
  • Restaurants

    August 13, 2003

    Reimagining Fusion

    Cranberry curries and molotov mojitos: A whole new kind of Minnesota nice

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    February 3, 1999
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    December 9, 1998
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    February 5, 1997
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