It's been another week full of the finest of food and drink news. Here are a few of the week's top stories from Hot Dish.
New York Times best selling author and forefather of the modern movement against industrialized food is coming to the Twin Cities for a one-night-only event to promote his newest book, Cooked: a Natural History of Transformation. The event will be held May 2 at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Pa ... More >>
North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands and thousands of workers to the northwest portion of the state, most of them men.Believe it or not, NoDak's unemployment rate of 3.3 percent is by far the lowest in the country. But the influx of workers has created a problem my straight, single brethre ... More >>
Today 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times.
Getting Juiced for a Target Sales Jam
Via PBSCarver County has more registered tea party members compared to any other county in the state according to research done by the Christian Science Monitor and PBS Newshour: Approximately 10 per 10,000 residents. Sound like a lot? Carver County has 90,043 residents, according to the late ... More >>
Want to wind up a crowd with a polarizing topic? No need to bust out universal health care or Michele Bachmann. Instead, mention the seemingly harmless herb cilantro and you'll have yourself a throwdown.
Screengrab via NYTThis photo of Stephanie Smith by Ben Garvin appeared on the New York Times front page in October, as well as nytimes.comWe last checked in on the story of Stephanie Smith in December, when the former children's dance instructor from Cold Spring filed a $100 million lawsuit ... More >>
Still looking for a New Year's diet regimen? How about going prehistoric?
That's likely going to make for slow airline travel for Somalis in the Twin Cities.
Put down that peanut butter and that roll of cookie dough. Here's the Top 10 food safety news stories of the year.
Impotence and the antiwar street protest
Are you for or against genetically-modified foods? Read this NYT article and see if you still feel the same way.
It's a Burger-Off! Between two home-ground blends. Check out what we find.
One of the pilots said they were not asleep and no argument took place. So seriously guys... What happened?
Mentions on nytimes.com and politico.com suggest the Minnesota governor may now be among the frontrunners.
In a New York Times magazine interview, Specter expressed his support for Norm Coleman in the still contested Minnesota U.S. Senate race. Later in the evening after everyone starting flipping out, he came out and took it back.
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The songs we can't escape
A Shortz ode fails to solve the puzzle of obsessive wordsmithing
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Ignorance is.... A) Guaranteed by the Bill Of Rights; B) Evidence that our schools are working; C) Bliss
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
A band called !!! plays music from the other eighties
The National Writers Union won a landmark decision on behalf of freelancers. Or did it?
Notes on the least reputable and most profitable literary genre in American publishing: the romance novel.