It's that age-old fall conundrum. You want a cozy seasonal beverage, but you also want a beer. You're all cidered out and think pumpkin beers can suck it. What do you do? Pour a beer in your hot cocoa? No, dummy. You crack open a Xocoveza Mocha Stout. Who cares if you can't pronounce it? (Sho-Co-Va ... More >>
Miso. Kimchi. Kombucha. These are all fermented foods that were unrecognizable to the average diner a decade ago, but have since worked their way into our regular diets. Yes, they might smell a little strange and taste a little strong, but these pungent items are probiotic powerhouses, doing more ... More >>
It's not too common these days to see a restaurant reach the half-century mark, but clearly Boca Chica is not your average restaurant. Since opening its doors in 1964, this family owned and operated spot has been delighting diners on St. Paul's West Side with scratch-made Mexican cuisine. ... More >>
St. Paul resident Shawna Pearson is now in custody at the Anoka County Jail after a mouthwash-fueled (mis)adventure that included a bank robbery, a stint in detox, a bus ride to southern California, and a trip to Mexico in search of cheap booze.SEE ALSO: Stillwater couple's pock-faced, cross-eyed mu ... More >>
Dave King is the drummer and composer for the Bad Plus, Happy Apple, Dave King Trucking Company, and Halloween, Alaska. This essay is based upon Dave's conversation with City Pages music editor Reed Fischer. As an old-school jazz club, the Artists' Quarter is a model that's dying in America. There ... More >>
OPENBeacon Public House615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon395 Robert St. N., St. PaulBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisThe Belmore25 Fourth St. N., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulBread, Coffee, and Cake Dodd Rd. &am ... More >>
OPENBar Louie1320 Lagoon Ave., MinneapolisBon Vie/ A Piece of Cake (City Pages coverage)485 Selby Ave., St. PaulCafe Maude at Loring (City Pages first look)1612 Harmon Pl., MinneapolisCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S Fifth St., MinneapolisCow Bella Gelato1700 Grand Ave., St. PaulEat Shop Kitche ... More >>
When we first heard the news that Little Tijuana had shut its doors, more than a year and a half ago, we were struck with a bout of sadness. Had we become so swept up in the frenzy of fascinating new food options that we had forgotten about the one restaurant that showed us that late night could mea ... More >>
See Also:Best Cheap Eats: Little TijuanaNight owls rejoice: Little Tijuana is finally open for business...again.After what seemed like an interminable remodeling project, the late night/cheap eats Mexican American favorite hot spot reopened its doors earlier this week. The food and the front dining ... More >>
OPENCopper Pot Indian Grill10 S 5th St., MinneapolisDilla's Ethiopian1813 Riverside Ave. N., MinneapolisEl Burrito MercadoInside Midtown Global MarketFoxy Falafel (City Pages coverage) 791 Raymond Ave., St. PaulFika at the American Swedish Institute (City Pages review)2600 Park A ... More >>
Release shows at 7th St. Entry and First Avenue
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. Ninth St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle -- open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy., Minneapolis Butcher and the Boar (City Pages review)1121 Hennepin Ave., MinneapolisCinita's of Mexico6042 Nicollet Ave, MinneapolisDevil's Ad ... More >>
OPENAngel Food (Hell's Kitchen Bakery)80 S. 9th St., Minneapolis Bread and Pickle - open for the season4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis Butcher and the Boar (City Pages review)1121 Hennepin Avenue, MinneapolisCinita's of Mexico6042 Nicollet Ave, MinneapolisEat Street Social&n ... More >>
OPENAida2208 W 66th St., Richfield Butcher and the Boar (City Pages preview)1121 Hennepin Avenue, MinneapolisCinita's of Mexico6042 Nicollet Ave, MinneapolisD Spot new location near Battle Creek1993 Burns Avenue, St. PaulDroolin' Moose9424 Lyndale Avenue S., BloomingtonEat Street Social (Cit ... More >>
If you were to watch the Wizard of Oz in its entirety only backwards, that might properly demonstrate what the road is like. You start at home, then slowly lose contact with your friends following a black highway into a tornado. Along the way you bring witches back from the dead. Either story ... More >>
Right now, for the price of a movie ticket, you can watch Shia LaBeouf paling around with enormous extraterrestrial robots in the third installment of the Transformers franchise, running and yelling and making with cracks so wise that one could almost forget one is helping to bankroll the career ... More >>
MSFCThe Metrodome's woes pile up.At least nine Teflon panels from the Metrodome roof will need to be replaced, maybe even more, in the wake of the Dec. 11 blizzard that caused the dome to collapse the following day. Pat Milan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, told ... More >>
Whether you want vegetarian Ethiopian or a solid strawberry shake, Sean McPherson has your rec.Sean McPherson is a busy guy: When he's not working in McNally Smith College of Music's hip-hop department, he's hosting trivia around the Twin Cities with Trivia Mafia or playing with his band Heir ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
A coffee table book that splices images of naked women with photos featuring heaping piles of Mexican food.
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From our email, here are a series of Top 7 lists compiled by the hosts of Radio K's various specialty shows, from punk to hip hop to world music (770 AM, 100.7 FM, 106.5 FM): Radio K International -- World Music Sundays 10am-Noon Radiok.org 1 Seu Jorge "Cru" (Wrasse) 2 Amadou & Mariam "Dimanche a ... More >>
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