Kim Bartmann's Barbette is the first Minneapolis restaurant to receive a new window decal that lets consumers know which businesses recycle. Hennepin County introduced the window decals on June 11 as a way to encourage participation in commercial recycling programs. Businesses that recycle food scr ... More >>
Styrofoam containers have officially been banned in Minneapolis -- again. The law, actually a re-updated version of a Styrofoam ban that passed two decades ago but was never enforced, will take affect on Earth Day, April 22, of next year. The renewed ban on the non-recyclable, non-reusable, and no ... More >>
Last Monday, the Health, Environment & Community Engagement Committee approved an ordinance that would effectively ban the usage of Styrofoam cups and to-go containers at Minneapolis restaurants. The ordinance will go before the full City Council this week and, if approved, plastic foam containers w ... More >>
Did you know Minneapolis already has an ordinance on the books banning Styrofoam containers? Before he successfully ran for City Council last year, neither did Andrew Johnson."When I was campaigning I would come back late at night and go through city ordinances because when I had worked with the Lon ... More >>
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‚ÄčI don't know about you, but usually the first thing I say in the morning is some inflection of the word "fuck."
South Minneapolis gets spicy
Barbette executive chef created the menu
Kei TerauchiDolsot bibimbop: the food pyramid in a stone potIt may be true that fast food provides you the most calories per dollar. But you are paying for processed fat and starch flavored to taste acceptable to the tolerant palate. If you are looking to fill up on healthy and full-flavored ... More >>
Ever try an Onion Nugget?As we researched this week's cover story on Buffalo wings, we stumbled across all kinds of fun facts--including some fast-food products that were flash-in-the-pan ideas, or generally ill-advised. Perhaps some of these blasts from the past even made an appearance in yo ... More >>
Shakey's cuts Minnesota out of its expansion plans. ‚ÄčAre you sitting down? Do you have your inhaler on hand? Please try not to panic, but Hot Dish is going to have to break some bad news: Shakey's pizza has scrapped its plans to return to Minnesota. You've lived without its paper mustaches, play ... More >>
Ace political reporter Briana Bierschbach is fueled almost entirely by taco salads.Briana Bierschbach, a staff writer for Politics in Minnesota, considers the Capitol building in St. Paul a second home during the legislative session, which explains her poetic tweets about the Capitol Cafe's t ... More >>
Christmas rides shotgun
"I scream, you scream, we all scream for...gelato!"The Twin Cities are definitely ice cream towns--wherever you go, you always seem to be within a cone's toss of a scoop shop. But gelato, the Italians' favorite frozen dairy treat, can be hard to come by locally, and somehow never tastes as lu ... More >>
First Avenue to host nationally acclaimed local band
Answering your most revealing questions about Minnesota's nude capital.
Minnesota's gathering of the geeks turns into the (LAN) party of a lifetime
You are what you do. A new book offers easy tips for change--and a few food-related facts.
Country's unique flavors offered in inexpensive, generous portions
An off-the-grid shop offers fresh seafood dishes in an unusual setting.
Despite the labels and levity, big-screen Sex and the City falls short
Chelly's fried chicken treats are a little bit of heaven in Minneapolis
The East African spot on Lake is irresistible
'Jesus Camp' pitches its tent in the other America
First Nuzhat Haneef was a secular Pakistani. Next, she was a devout Muslim. Now she's a single, 53-year-old apostate--and she's not happy about it.
Inspired by his fatherís pro wrestling career, photographer and curator Karl Raschke struggles to blur real and fake, introspection and spectacle
One way to battle stage fright: Share the spotlight with a drug-addled duck mascot
Taste-testing the best real dry-aged steaks for sale locally reveals a lucky, lucky, steaky, steaky metropolitan area
WB news flash: Attractive young women want to make it in Hollywood
T&A and the ol' Ultra-V make for the ideal American film festival
Three of the best lunch options in the Minneapolis skyways prove you can get restaurant quality on the run
A hardy band of travelers light out for the big easy
Lit 6 give a story-readin' lesson to the beer-drinkin' crowd
Two fascinating Asian restaurants, one Korean, one Taiwanese, bloom in the northern suburbs
Minneapolis's own slice of Mogadishu
How wigs, karaoke, and Fargo birthed So Fox
These eastern European cafés may tout their crepes, but you'll stay for the old world comfort foods
Ever since his first jolt of painkillers 17 years ago, Curt has been meaning to get clean. Soon.
From flesh satellites to cities of styrofoam: The fine art of faking it
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
In the Eighties he was a rising art star on the downtown gallery scene. In the Nineties he was a stalwart of independent exhibition. Today Bill Wormley is sick, broke, and unsure why he should keep painting.
Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city
The lessons of Thanksgiving-- and forgetting them all by Friday
Twin Citizens go for the gusto--any way we can
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller
Miss Richfield 1981 makes her debut in the Big Apple
No job? No personal hygiene? No permanent address? No problem. Today's rare-book trade is the sort of wild treasure hunt that can transform an ordinary hobbyist into a full-time bottom feeder.