Tom Pham

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Eat Street Buddha Kitchen is closed

    A sad and surprising bit of news from the possibly doomed corner of Nicollet and W. 26th Street: Hot Dish tipsters clued us in on the news that Eat Street Buddha Kitchen unexpectedly and abruptly closed at midnight on Tuesday.  See also: Enlightened eating at Eat Street Buddha Kitchen

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    New late night dining spot to take over old Azia space on Eat Street

    It's looking as though a new restaurant could open up in the old Azia space at the corner of 26th Street and Nicollet Avenue. A new report from the Southwest Journal announces that plans are well underway for Eat Street Buddha Kitchen & Lounge, a new late night dining spot set to featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: October 15-19, 2012

    For all the latest in Twin Cities food and drink news; we've got you covered. Here's this week's scoop from Hot Dish. ~Top 10 mania continues this week with our picks for the best Mexican restaurants.~Take a peek at the shiny new Cafe Maude at Loring, located in the old Nick & Eddie sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Asian food events dominate this Week in Food

    Two-for-ones on Twins home game days at the Wondrous Azian Kitchen. ​It's an Asian-heavy week in food, and we're not complaining. Rare is the week when we get to kick things off with sushi at Tom Pham's and wrap it up sucking down sake at Moto-i, with a visit to Sawatdee wedged safely in betwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Top 5 restaurant breakups

    Universal PicturesIf Jennifer Aniston were Tim McKee, then who would Vince Vaughn be?​Valentine's Day is a celebration of love. But then, it's hard not to think about relationships that have gone sour. Let's open up a box of chocolates and take a stroll down memory lane of top five Twin Citi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Top 5 cures for the back-to-work blues

    Therapy in a glass‚ÄčIs it too early to think about happy hour?  There's something about returning to work after a long weekend that makes even a short week drag, and by hump day you're ready for a break. If you're trapped in a cubicle next to the guy who laughs like Eddie Murphy on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Southwest Journal editor Sarah McKenzie has the scoop on the area's food scene

    Hillary KlineSarah McKenzie's chosen reading material​Celebrating 20 years in business isn't just a milestone in the newspaper industry; these days it's almost a miracle. The Southwest Journal newspaper reached that landmark this year, and editor Sarah McKenzie took a break from knocking out t ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    February 28, 2007

    Light a Candle

    Temple, Minneapolis's newest high-style fine-dining restaurant, is sexy to the max

  • Restaurants

    May 24, 2006

    Sushi Nice

    New Azia annex Anemoni adds a little more style to Minneapolis's Asian restaurant nightlife

  • Restaurants

    August 13, 2003

    Reimagining Fusion

    Cranberry curries and molotov mojitos: A whole new kind of Minnesota nice