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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 29: A general view of signage at Target Field as MLB commissioner Bud Selig addresses the media as the announcement is made for the location 2014 All-Star Game on August 29, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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07/14/2014

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What’s Next For Minneapolis After Landing Super Bowl LII?

Get used to seeing the letters “L-I-I” around the Twin Cities. The biggest game in professional sports, the Super Bowl, is coming to Minnesota in 2018.

Minnesota’s bid committee erupted in cheers Tuesday when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement at the annual NFL owners meeting.

05/21/2014

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Zombie Pub Crawl 9 Debuts ‘Brain-Eating Contest’

Ghosts and goblins are expected to come out in late October for Halloween, but the beer-craving undead can’t wait that long. The 9th annual Zombie Pub Crawl kicked off at 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, with 30,000 people expected to participate in this year’s event. New this year, some pretend zombies ate some real brains. Andrew Zimmern’s “A-Z Canteen” prepared pork brain tacos – a dish that’s served in Mexico – for a group of competitive eaters.

10/12/2013

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Andrew Zimmern’s AZ Canteen At Food Truck Fair

If you’re headed to the second-annual Food Truck Fair in Uptown this weekend, you find 29 food trucks all with unique menus. Each will offer up a little something for everyone, even multi-cultural and sustainable foods like those offered at AZ Canteen. This food truck has a famous owner.

06/27/2013

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Ag In The Classroom Conference Comes To Minnesota

Educators from across the country will be in Minneapolis this week for the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference. The “Land of 10,000 Ag Opportunities” gathering runs from Tuesday through Friday at the Marriot City Center.

06/24/2013

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Off The Menu With Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl and Chad Hartman: 4/25/13

Thursday afternoon, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl of WCCO’s “Off the Menu” stopped by to talk food and more with Chad Hartman. Dara is heading to New York for her 11th nomination for a James Beard Award, Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel have a show in town plus more from the local and national food scenes!

04/26/2013

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Off The Menu Guests From Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl: 4/13/13

We can’t promise any “Bizarre Foods” on weekly episodes of WCCO’s new food show “Off the Menu”. But for this Saturday, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl dove in headfirst with the host of the Travel Channel show’s crazy culinary journey and Minnesota’s own, Andrew Zimmern! Plus, the owners of 112 Eatery, Bar La Grassa and Burch plus the Twin Cities Top 5 Places for Fried Chicken!

04/14/2013

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Off The Menu Guests From Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl: 4/6/13

With “No Reservations”, Dara dove headfirst into another version of “Off the Menu” on Saturday . It was Anthony Bourdain from the Travel Channel plus Best Pizza slices and pastry chef’s on this week’s show.

04/09/2013

Target Field Seats

Goat To Debut On Target Field Menu

Goat will be on the menu at Target Field when the Minnesota Twins open the 2013 season, and it’s not the kind of goat that blows a game.

03/28/2013

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Curiocity: Friday Featured Food Truck — AZ Canteen

When you have a name like Andrew Zimmern attached to a food truck, the advertising tends to take care of itself.

09/28/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Andrew Zimmern’s New Food Truck

There’s a late entrant in the food truck game with a big name. “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern lives in the Twin Cities and just launched the AZ Canteen.

09/15/2012

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Best Chefs Heating Up The Culinary Scene In Minnesota

A Pizza Queen, Mr. Hot Dog, a Cupcake Warrior, a Chef of the Good, the Great and the Bizarre and a Nordic Chef Extraordinaire all walk into a bar. And what do you have? Well, you have a bar full of the cream of the crop in the Minnesota culinary scene, of course.

08/15/2012

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Minnesota Twitter Feeds To Follow

Refer to this list for some of the best Twitter feeds to follow in Minnesota.

05/28/2012

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‘Bizarre Foods’ Star Moved To Twin Cities To Rebuild Life

“Bizarre Foods” star Andrew Zimmern has taken quite a journey to get to where he is now. Before he moved to the Twin Cities 20 years ago, Andrew Zimmern lived a much different life.

05/16/2012

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‘Bizarre Foods’ Host Talks About Show, Living In Edina

Andrew Zimmern has made living traveling around the world and eating just about anything. But is the host of Travel Channel’s franchise “Bizarre Foods” really that bizarre?

05/15/2012

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