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    August 13, 2014

    5 grocery store lunches for every mood

    There's a certain amount of food shame associated with a backseat full of fast food containers, and the task of slathering some peanut butter on a piece of bread and throwing it in a plastic bag can seem as insurmountable as the Tour de France at 7 a.m. If your microwave at work takes five minutes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Grand Old Day announces 2014 music lineup

    Saint Paul's Grand Old Day gets the Twin Cities into summer festival season mood. And the largest one-day festival in the Midwest typically brings in enough sights, sounds, food, and refreshments to satisfy every Minnesotan's tastes. This year, Grand Old Day is set for Sunday, June 1, and in additio ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    November 20, 2013

    Bee Free Honee minds its own beeswax

    The honey makers use apples instead of bees for their sweet products

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Sneak peek at the new Whole Foods on Hennepin [IMAGES]

    Sure, Whole Foods technically already has one location in Minneapolis. But on the west side of Lake Calhoun, that store might as well be in St. Louis Park.When the grocer opens its downtown store on Wednesday, there will be no doubt about its presence in the city: With 37,000 sq. ft., 120-plus emplo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The Wedge seeks community input; Hennepin Whole Foods has opening date

    The Wedge currently holds the unique distinction of selling more product per square foot than any other co-op in the country. This means (as anyone who has ever shopped there already knows) two things. First, it's always impossibly busy... and second, it's really too small to accommodate that much t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Whole Foods now selling vinyl at select stores

    As Minneapolis prepares for a downtown Whole Foods opening in September, we look to its stores on the West Coast, which are in the midst of a strange transition to vinyl retailers. This story originally appeared on LA Weekly's music blog, West Coast Sound."Pile on that kale salad," sings Taylor Gold ... More >>

  • Arts

    August 7, 2013

    Fringe Festival 2013 roundup

    Thoughts on a handful of offerings at this year's theater festival

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Bleached: Jet lag and smoking pot is not a good combination

    Most people can't imagine venturing into a career with their sibling, but it's safe to say that California sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin have what it takes. From growing up in Los Angeles, to playing in their former band Mika Miko, to branching off and touring the world as Bleached, they've be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Winter 2013 Restaurant Week: Where to eat

    Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week 2013 Through March 1 $10-$20 lunches, $15-$30 dinners You only have a few days left to take advantage of Mpls/St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week, which continues through Friday. Over 50 restaurants are whipping up menus in the $10 to $30 range for lunch and ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    November 28, 2012

    New Bohemia boasts beer and brats

    The fast-casual restaurant splendidly combines European beer hall and Chicago hot-dog stand

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Lynden's Soda Fountain to open in Kopplin's old space, and a possible new Whole Foods

    ​Looks like Eat Street Social may not be the only place to get a decent egg cream around here. Come April, the former Kopplin's Coffee storefront in St.Paul at Hamline and Randolph will be transformed into an old-fashioned soda fountain. Lynden's Soda Fountain will serve ice cream and ice cream dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Best of Hot Dish: February 6 -February 10, 2012

    This week at the Hot Dish the stories were extra hot to warm the coldest of days. Here are a few of the week's top reports. ​~We know many of you want to get your lovin' on for Valentine's Day; here's our picks for the most romantic restaurants for you and your snookums.~We also know tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Whole Foods opening downtown in 2013

    Whole Foods is opening a store downtown next year. The store will open on the corner of Washington and Hennepin and will feature a separate liquor store for customers. It's planned to be a 38,000-square-foot store, which means plenty of space for fresh foods for the health-crazed among us.

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    February 8, 2012
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    November 11, 2011

    Thanksgiving To-Go: Five places to pick up your turkey and fixings

    Kowalski's is one of several places offering pre-made Thanksgiving dinners.​Who hasn't ever entertained the thought of hiring a chef to prepare an entire Thanksgiving meal for the family? Since that option is fairly inaccessible, here's the next best thing: Pre-order your turkey and side dishe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Whole Foods breaks ground in Edina

    Breaking ground in Edina​The history of grocery stores in Edina is actually quite long, with Hove's in 1942 and the Country Store where Cub Foods now sits on York Avenue. Wednesday brought the groundbreaking of the latest supermarket to come to the Southwest suburb, the national retailer Whole Foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Holy Land's hummus tahini: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 57

    Danielle Lenz​Hummus has been gaining rapid popularity across the country as a healthy and delicious spread, perfect for parties, snacking, and even dieting. Around these parts, however, it's been popular for decades, thanks in no small part to a northeast Minneapolis institution, the Holy Lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Whole Foods adopts new system that rates how the meat was treated

    Courtesy of Whole FoodsGreen Step 4 beef.​Adopting the meat rating principles set forth by the Global Animal Partnership, Whole Foods rolled out a program this month that lets shoppers know how the animals that became their beef, chicken, and pork products were treated during their lives. The new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Best iPhone apps for Thanksgiving cooks

    Mo PerryA $35 cookbook shrunk to a $4.99 app that fits in the palm of your hand​ With most of us gearing up to spend Thursday in the kitchen juggling pots, pans, baking sheets, and kitchen timers, we thought this was the perfect time to introduce you to five of our favorite technological Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    5 Great Take-Home Thanksgiving Meals

    Kowalski'sCooking not your cup of tea? Get some takeout for Turkey Day​Turkey. Stuffing. Gravy. Sweet potatoes. Pumpkin pie. If the thought of making all your Thanksgiving favorites sends you into a quivering mass to match the canned cranberry sauce, don't fret: You still have a few more days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Russell Klein gets French on Rosh Hashanah and the Walker grills The Week in Food

    Grilltastic. ​Hustle chubs--summer is fast coming to a close. Get the last taste of summer's splendor and spend one last night at the Walker's Open Field. Sip on martinis, enjoy free cake, and learn about the land speed velocity of your average kite flyer this Week in Food. Monday 8/30 Get it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Phantom Tails and Dr. Strangelove at Cinema and Civics tonight

    Photo from Cinema & Civics 2010​One of the better parts of a Twin Cities summer comes in the grossly underrated festivities over in Minneapolis' most densely populated neighborhood. As the sun goes down, the music and movies get started. That's right: tonight brings the latest installment of C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Parmesan sale at Whole Foods, France 44

    Anna Majkowska via​Attention pesto-makers: Parmigiano is on sale at Whole Foods Market in Minneapolis today for $9.99 a pound (normally $22.99 a pound) until 10 p.m. Grab some basil from the farmers market or your garden, and the only ingredient you'll have to splurge on is pine nu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Elizabeth Dehn turns a meal into a face mask

    photo by Megan Norman​Former Minnesota Monthly lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn left the world of magazines earlier this year to devote herself entirely to, a blog of "one girl's guide to the good life." The site reviews beauty products and services, and Dehn has recently touted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    General Mills named one of 100 best companies to work for

    General Mills squeezes on to Fortune's 2009 "Top 100 Best Companies to Work For" list.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Birchwood accepting food donations in honor of MLK

    The Birchwood's accepting food donations in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. "Day of Service."

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Minnesota company issues widespread recall

    Peanut butter, salsa and several cheese products are the subject of a widespread recall over listeria concerns.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Specialty salts come in many colors, variations

    Whole Foods in St. Louis Park carries around 30 specialty salts at any given time. Here's a mini primer on a few of them.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Whole Foods scaling back its "Whole Paycheck" image

    In the face of flagging sales, Whole Foods takes a couple new tacks.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Now open: Wakame Sushi & Asian Bistro

    Strip mall sushi! Wakame Sushi opens its doors in the old Three Fish location in Calhoun Commons.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Recession has USDA prime steak selling cheap

    Steakhouses are serving fewer prime steak cuts, allowing home cooks to score some sweet deals.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    In recipes: "Kid-friendly" is code for "awesome"

    Kids or no kids, you too can make coconut bread, king cake, gelato, ice cream sandwiches, and waffles.

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    December 12, 2007


    The songs we can't escape

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2007

    Anarcho-Hobo Army Takes Downtown

    March 4rth at the Foundation - Wednesday, September 26 Review by Sarah Askari Photos by Tony Nelson

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2007

    You Are Where You Eat comment thread

    "Whole Foods controls its image by controlling its inventory. It's as if one dented orange box of Gain laundry detergent would cause the entire artifice to ... More >>

  • News

    March 7, 2007

    You Are Where You Eat

    What your choice of grocery stores says about who you are

  • Restaurants

    February 21, 2007

    Olive You

    Dear Dara takes on the salty, savory, occasionally even burning issue of olive bars in our time

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2005

    Condomania strikes again

    Al Fresco, Refreshed

    Twin Cities purveyors make it easy to reinvent the picnic

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    Twins Stadium: Strike 4?

    New Whole Foods location spells doomsville for a backup Twinsville

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2005

    Twins stadium: Strike two?

    Twins stadium: Strike two? Whole Foods could be doomsville for Twinsville The Strib has picked up what was first reported in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal last week, and then by the Minneapolis Observer and Skyway News: Whole Foods is coming to downtown Minneapolis. All four stories ... More >>

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    April 28, 2004
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    May 1, 2002
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    June 23, 1999

    Vegetarians at the Gate

    Health-food heavyweight Whole Foods takes aim at the Uptown crowd

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