Critics looking for a "real" Jewish deli were not kind to Rye Delicatessen when it first opened its doors. But forget the naysayers. The deli, while not flawless, has overcome its early missteps and is now serving simple, homespun, made-from-scratch food that hits a lot of right notes. The Reuben, hot turkey sandwich, and decadent challah French toast are among its best dishes. PHOTOS BY B FRESH PHOTOGRAPHY.
Rye Delicatessen and Bar
1930 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
612.871.1200; ryedeli.com. Read the review.
Leviticus Tattoo on Lake Street held a special event on Saturday night celebrating Sailor Jerry's 101st birthday. Tattoos in the Sailor Jerry vintage style were $101, and the shop reports they did about 90. Here's some of the resulting ink.
Saturday was the final round of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship at the foot of the Cathedral of Saint Paul. This international competition brought together athletes from 24 countries to compete in one of the craziest sports anywhere, on the toughest course yet. This was the first...
Friends Like These showed fans at the Triple Rock they still have what it takes (even with "only, like, five rehearsals") as they performed some of their best-loved tunes. We Became Actors and Wishbook opened the set. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on January 14, 2012
Born in Trinidad, raised in Brooklyn, Theophilus London made his Twin Cities debut at the Bar Fly Loft Saturday night with support from Gigamesh, Katy Morley with Astronautalis and Greg Grease. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on Jan. 15, 2012
Local boys and recent international buzz band Howler did their best to prove themselves worthy of their hype, tearing through their Rough Trade CD America Give Up at the Triple Rock Saturday night along with openers Radiator Girls and Prissy Clerk. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on January 14, 2012.
Night one of Cash Only IIX, the annual Johnny Cash tribute show at the Cabooze once again this year, featured Bob Wootton, Cash's lead guitar player for 30 plus years (and an uncanny sound-alike for the Man In Black himself) along with recent local collaborators Six Mile Grove and many more...
"This is Not a Place: Work by Isaac Gale and David Jensen" opened at the XYandZ gallery on Thursday night. The exhibit features film, photography, sound and sculptures created by the artists stemming from their work shooting film and stills for the band Bon Iver. The show runs through...