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  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges live tweets Die Hard

    New Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges is wasting no time in trying to one-up her predecessor's hipster credentials.SEE ALSO: Betsy Hodges unveils her party musicThough she has yet to crowdsurf like R.T. Rybak, Hodges took to Twitter tonight to live tweet Die Hard.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Try futuristic vending machines for free in Peavey Plaza tomorrow

    There's nothing quite like scoring some poor sap's chips for free after they get stuck in the vending machine. Well, downtowners can have that experience as many times as they want tomorrow in Peavey Plaza, where a huge bank of state-of-the-art vending machines are going to be on display and dispen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Dessert trend: Design your own chocolate bar

    chocomize.comSidle up to the bar​Like to mix and match? Well, we hope you have a lot of free time on your hands, because custom chocolate bar companies offer billions of flavor combinations for you to sift through. Yes, we said billion. Categories like fruits, spices, nuts, confections, and even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Don Saunders of In Season: Chef Chat, part 2

    Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurant​Today we continue our talk with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant in south Minneapolis. (Here's part 1 of the interview.) Saunders, who first entered the Twin Cities restaurant scene as a server, tells us about a clums ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Halloween trick or treats--for adults!

    River Chocolate Company Premium chocolate sauce could totally change the trick or treating landscape.​Why should kids get all the fun? Sure, a Snickers bar hits the spot once in awhile, but with age comes greater appreciation for food and beverage. While the rugrats are loading up on low-grade giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Top 5 local chocolate treats at the History Center

    Monica WrightGorging encouraged​Sure, you can visit Chocolate: The Exhibition and leave the Minnesota History Center's gift shop with a cocoa-colored magnet or pencil. Or you could get into the freakin' spirit of things and indulge in one of these top five delectable (and totally local) chocol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Best new Minnesota State Fair foods

    www.wikipedia.comThis Texas treat defies locavore logic. ​It's here! The list of the new foods to be found at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair has been released, and there's a lot to get excited about. Somewhere between the deep-fried cheeseburger sliders at Axel's and the deep-fried shortcake at G ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2010

    Feeling Minnesota

    In search of a lion's heart, and tasty flesh

  • Restaurants

    May 27, 2009

    Fhima opens two new Zahtar restaurants in the Twin Cities

    Flamboyant restaurateur finally focuses on giving diners what they want

  • Restaurants

    February 25, 2009

    Santorini moves to new turf but business still booms

    No sign of a recession at popular Greek restaurant

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    2/16 Morning Communiqué

    Chinese CEO sentenced to death in giant ant scam, Hershey cuts jobs and looks to Mexico, Gourmet's blog takes issue with 20.2 ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 9, 2006

    Smooth Operator

    In search of the alchemists who transform fruits into liquids

  • Restaurants

    May 6, 1998

    The Alchemist

    Brian McElrath's Zinfandel-Balsamic Vinegar Truffle is so potent and rich it seems almost meaty.