A moment of silence for the Cotty Lowry billboard. The delightfully defaced ad is gone, and the building it once clung to has been revitalized. Now, rather than looking for clever captions or dubious mustaches, we can eagerly peek inside the brand, new Burch Steak.See also:Burch announces openi ... More >>
The DJ crew that taught local hip-hop heads to love club bangers celebrates half a decade
When Gerald and Sarah Hinna arrived home around 9:30 Saturday night, they sensed something was amiss. Their dogs were barking, and upon entering their house, Gerald noticed their barks seemed particularly focused on an upstairs door that was partially closed.SEE ALSO: Footprints in snow guide Fariba ... More >>
Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder, is one of Minnesota's staunchest gun rights advocates. In fact, last legislative session, he authored a "deadly force" bill that would've dramatically expanded the range of situations in which gun owners could lawfully use deadly force (the bill was ultimately veto ... More >>
Mankato Brewery is a newcomer on the rapidly growing Minnesota scene. Geographically separated from many of the other recent startups, the North Mankato-based brewery primarily serves southern Minnesota, with distribution reaching north toward the Mississippi River. The brewery is working to extend ... More >>
With our local beer scene booming and more people catching the home brewing bug every day, it makes sense that just about every decent Twin Cities restaurant seems to understand the importance of curating a respectable beer list. But we've seen a wonderful growing trend of restaurants showcasing tho ... More >>
A taste test of three new fast-casual restaurants
Still have your eatin' pants on after Thanksgiving's annual gorging? Because we've got plenty of food-centric happenings on tap this week, and in the lead-up to Christmas you can expect an increased intake of sweets and booze. Win/win.
As the glut and gratitude of Thanksgiving gives way to the glut and gaiety of the holiday season, plan to kick off this transitionary phase with some holiday honky tonk and a banjo-pickin' veteran of Hee Haw this weekend at Lee's and the Dakota.
Take time away from shopping and eating this weekend to enjoy some shows.
Reflection -- in terms of musical creativity at least -- is the backbone and the enemy of songwriting. Almost nothing can prompt such accelerated surges of creativity in the process of a song as hindsight, and yet, it will force an artist to face something they may have been hiding from.&nb ... More >>
Anyone who follows Roots drummer and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon staple Questlove on Twitter knows that he puts a lot of thought into the walk-on music the band plays for each of the guests on their show. One of the Roots' finest zingers to date was playing the Milli Vanilli song "Girl You Know ... More >>
Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. Food and football. The meal is built around turkey, but it's the side dishes, traditional to your family and friends and as varied or exotic as your friends and family, that make the meal. Thanksgiving Day dinner offers wine lovers a unique challenge as ... More >>
Psychobizket/Photobucket Not pictured: good senseBacon. The smoky, crispy siren/muse that inspires such devotion that inventors have created bacon-flavored mayonnaise, dental floss, breath mints, and even soda. Is there anything it can't do? Well, turns out there's definitely s ... More >>
Kitchen WindowSarah Burt, of Saucy Burt's food cart, teaches the four-course feast tomorrow nightThe typical Thanksgiving dinner is a tradition for a reason, but there's always room to add a little spice and variety. The Kitchen Window can help you do just that with its Italian Thanksgiving c ... More >>
Turkeys from Ferndale Farms will be available for pre-order.Seward Co-op will be hosting a Holiday Warm-Up on November 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., where you'll be able to get a small taste of everything from free-range turkey from Ferndale Farms to holiday desserts from the Co-ops' own deli.
SERIOUSLY. What's it gonna take to get the Purple One to play a gig in his hometown?After wrapping up his "Welcome 2 America" tour, which was actually more like "Welcome 2 New York, New Jersey, and California," Prince announced today that he will steer his magical purple pirate ship (or whatever ... More >>
In what's now become a yearly tradition, First Avenue will host another Replacements tribute night on the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, in both the Mainroom and 7th St. Entry.
Menards mayhem: Great TV.The woman caught on tape going ballistic at a Wisconsin Menards on Black Friday is going to be a TV star. It also sounds like she's a person of interest to Grand Chute police, who expect to make an arrest in the case pretty soon. They haven't released her name.
Screen shot from KARE-11Tim White was told he was too fat to fly Twin brothers Tim and Will White had never flown the friendly skies. So they were completely thrilled when they finally got their big chance on Thanksgiving Day. The White brothers arrived at the Chicago airport hours early, w ... More >>
Get a taste of Italy this weekend...The Broder family loves sourcing the best Italian ingredients--carnaroli rice, truffle products, olive oils, etc.--for its Italian restaurant and deli and wants to introduce you to some of its favorites at its Food Lover's Tour of Italy this Saturday, from ... More >>
Station 280's public relations."Drink like an Indian. Party like a Pilgrim." There's a Thanksgiving promotion guaranteed to draw the public's attention. Not, though, the kind attention that Station 280 on Como Avenue was hoping for when it posted the drink promotion on its Facebook page: Do ... More >>
Shane Bauer, above, and Josh Fattal are due to stand trial as spies in February.Minnesota native and freelance journalist Shane Bauer, along with friend Josh Fattal, have now been held captive in Iran longer than the American embassy hostages. Iran has accused the two of being spies after d ... More >>
Mary O'Regan will judge your elastic pantsWith less than 24 hours before Black Friday blows up, it seems like the perfect time to have a food-and-fashion chat with Mary O'Regan, fashion editor with Metro magazine, editor of Minnesota Bride, and fashionista-about-town at her blog Art of Wore. ... More >>
Bedroom Databank Vols. 1 & 2, the first two entries in a new series of recordings from Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox.
Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurant Two years after closing Fugaise, chef Don Saunders is running his own restaurant again. Saunders' week-old restaurant, In Season, is located across the street from Cafe Maude in south Minneapolis. The philosophy behind the food is in ... More >>
Deror avi Welcome home. The Gingerbread Man aces out Tom the Turkey (much to his relief, no doubt) this Week in Food. Monday 11/22 Craving some wine on a Monday night? Take a wine tour of Piedmont, Italy, with Sommelier Tim Edmunds at Crave in the Galleria. Sample a variety of wines and ... More >>
Considering your girlfriend's 80-year-old grandma spent all day peeling potatoes and baking pumpkin pies, you'd better not show up to supper empty handed. While flowers are always a classy hostess gift, here are five great, locally made, edible options. Your hosts can serve them, send them ho ... More >>
But you can drink it in MinneapolisBreakfast in Vermont$9Amore Victoria1601 W. Lake St., Minneapolis612.823.0250The first snow has fallen and the fresh chill demands drinks with brown, warming liquors. To satisfy that urge, glide into Amore Victoria, sit at the darkly lit bar, and ask bartender S ... More >>
Sit down. Take a load off. Read Hot Dish. It's the final weekend before the holiday season truly kicks off, so be sure to get some rest and relaxation in now. Kick off your shoes, settle into your comfy couch and pull these lovely Hot Dish stories in close. They will make you laugh and cry and ev ... More >>
Hot drinks are a must this weekend.Word is that the first snow of the season is on its way, so be sure to grab some cocoa or a hot toddy this weekend. Whether you plan to venture out or stay home and cuddle with a loved one, there is something for everyone in this week's Hot Dish. Here are the hi ... More >>
Great River Road Wine TrailWine...with a view.Book a holiday flight for just $20--a wine flight, that is, sampled via vintners along The Great River Road Wine Trail at this weekend's Holiday Food & Wine Festival. The Great River Road Wine Trail is made up 10 wineries located near the Mississ ... More >>
Courtesy of FEAST MplsFEAST kitchen volunteers make dinner for up to 200 people.So what if your last name's not Dayton or McKnight. If you've got $10, that's all you need for dinner and bragging rights as a "patron of the arts" at FEAST Mpls, an innovative grant program for artists, on Nov. 6 at ... More >>
Jessica ChapmanThe "flapper" at Colossal Cafe.It may or may not be National Pancake Day this Sunday, September 26. (The international megachain IHOP has its own National Pancake Day in February where they give them away. Maybe we should flip a pancake to determine which is the "official" one? ... More >>
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