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Best Frozen Drinks In Minnesota

Minnesota’s summers get as hot as the winters get cold. Cool down with a frozen drink at one of these local bars.

06/25/2014

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Best Sushi In The Twin Cities

While the Midwest may not immediately come to mind when one thinks of sushi spots, the truth of the matter is there are some great spots to please anyone’s fresh fish cravings here in the Twin Cities.

CBS Minnesota–06/18/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Chef: Easy 4th Of July Recipes

To make the Fourth of July something special, try cooking some of these recipes from local chef Brandon Randolph.

06/18/2014

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Five Unexpected Uses For Tea

Tea is useful for much more than filling your cup. Check out these five unusual uses before you throw away your next teabag.

06/17/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Best Food Trucks In Minnesota

Tame hunger pangs and titillate the palate with some of the best food trucks in Minnesota.

06/11/2014

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Backyard Smoker Recipes For Your Next Summer Barbecue

This summer, enjoy the flavor of delicious smoked meats right from your very own backyard.

06/09/2014

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Glam Doll Ranked Among Top 10 Donut Shops In U.S.

If you are still making your plans for National Doughnut Day, which occurs this Friday, there’s one shop in the Twin Cities that may be a little tougher to get into. That’s because USA Today just ranked Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis among their ten best doughnut shops in the entire country.

06/05/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Cupcakes

No matter how old you are, a cupcake is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. In our search for the best in the state, more of you voted for this week’s pick than any other “Best of Minnesota” winner. You sent me to the northwest metro to try Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove.

06/04/2014

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Best Places For Grilled Cheese In Minnesota

Carbs and dairy come together for the perfect sandwich at these local restaurants.

06/04/2014

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Slow Foods MN Dinner: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

An afternoon spent among the sheep of Star Thrower Farm and a lunch courtesy of Chef Doug Flicker of Piccolo sounds like a perfect day. It is. Enjoy a slice of life at a grass-fed, local, sustainable farm along with Slow Food MN!

06/02/2014

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Guide To Throwing The Perfect Summer Picnic Party

Through a fabulous summer picnic party with this handy guide that includes menu suggestions, entertainment and much more.

06/01/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Bratwurst

There are a lot of great brats out there, and only one summer of 2014 in which to devour them. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Bratwurst for your grilling pleasure.

05/29/2014

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Best BYOB Restaurants In Minnesota

If your senses crave first-class food and service with your preferred vintage presented in a tasteful, comfortable setting, check out these seven select restaurants that allow patrons to bring their own.

05/28/2014

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Best Hibachi In Minnesota

For a taste of Japanese cooking, try one of these local hibachi restaurants.

05/21/2014

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The Best New Food At The MN State Fair

With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.

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New MN State Fair Foods For 2014

They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!

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Heyday Opens In Uptown

The highly anticipated restaurant by Jim Christiansen, Lorin Zinter and Mike Prickett has finally opened at 27th and Lyndale.

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Cook St. Paul To Open In Former Serlin’s Cafe Space

Their motto — good food, good service, no frills. Cook St. Paul opens April 17 in the former Serlin’s Cafe space and they’re hoping to show the neighborhood they’ve got the same values as the old digs.

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Best Seasonal Spring Recipes

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BoneYard Kitchen & Bar Opens In Uptown

The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.

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The Freehouse Opens In North Loop

The latest offering from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company is also the most adventurous. In a space that more than doubles their largest restaurant to date, The Freehouse combines all the “it” qualities of a 2014 eatery — local ingredients, an expansive brewery and elevated bar food.

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