Next Thursday, November 14, Cosmos at the Graves 601 will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a very special celebratory dinner. Four all-star chefs, each of whom has worked at Cosmos and made major contributions to the kitchen there, have been invited back for this dinner where they will creat ... More >>
On this day in country music history, in an evening session in a studio on Nashville's storied Music Row, Johnny Horton recorded "The Battle of New Orleans." While his version became the best known over the years, peaking at Number One on both Billboard's Hot Country Singles and its Hot 100 lists ... More >>
Goldy gets the gold.Goldy Gopher and the University of Minnesota cheerleaders have managed to do something this year that the teams they support have not in a very long time: Bring home national titles to the Twin Cities campus. The over-sized rodent and the dance squads competed at the annu ... More >>
Behind the scenes with Rainforest Cafe owner
www.ghorkapalace.comThe more momos the better: Ghorka Palace to open in SeptemberYou may have heard a new Nepalese was coming to the former Mairin's Table with the name Yak and Yeti. Turns out that's not the case. Hot Dish learned that the trademark attorney who represents local restaurateur ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Nancy RootWith Northeast's Art-A-Whirl and the resurrection of the Lyn-Lake Street Festival in Minneapolis winding down Sunday night, the band Chooglin' took the stage at Sauce Soundbar to cap off what many considered the 'first weekend of summer' in the Twin Cities.Before a pa ... More >>
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