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Best Places For Sangria In Minnesota

There is never a bad time for a good sangria. Grab a friend and enjoy an afternoon, evening or night with a few glasses of that sweet, fruity wine concoction.

10/16/2014

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Best Bars For Singles In Minnesota

Follow the singles to find the best bars in Minnesota.

07/17/2014

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Lime Shortage Takes Zest Away From Bars, Planes

A bad harvest year in Mexico has caused the price of limes to go way up. They’ve become so expensive that some airlines have quit serving them on planes. Lucas Price is a bartender at Barrio in downtown Minneapolis, a place known for its tacos and tequila. But lately, it’s a little green fruit that’s been putting the squeeze on Price.

04/09/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Lunch Dates to Look At Flowers

Everybody loves flowers! And good grief do we love them after THIS winter. This week, the Macy’s Flower Show opened up on the 8th floor of the downtown Minneapolis store and that inspired Dara to come up with her Top 5 Lunch Dates to Look at Flowers!

03/22/2014

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Where’s The Salt? It’s National Tequila Day

Start planning your happy hour with the co-workers, it’s National Tequila Day. Some people may have had a bad experience with it, but we learned a few things. Besides not drinking too much or too cheap, we got a lesson on the three types of tequila on the market from Westin Winkler from Rojo. In fact, in Mexico they don’t drink tequila with limes or salt.

07/24/2013

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Tacos

There are a lot of traditional tacos in the Twin Cities. However, there is a different breed of tacos around town, called Nuevo Tacos. Think of tacos but chef-driven. Rebellious. Outrageous. All of the above. […]

06/10/2013

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Dara’s Moskowitz Grumdahls Top 5 Chips And Dips

Saturday on WCCO Radio’s new food show, “Off The Menu” Twin Cities Food Critic for Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl shares her picks for a “Top of the Twin Cities” list. This week Saturday, it was the top 5 Chips and Dips!

03/24/2013

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Best Margaritas In Minnesota

Margaritas come in all shapes and sizes; some are frozen, some arrive in giant chalices and some are poured with just enough tequila to make your head spin. Here you’ll find a list of five Minnesota bars and restaurants that offer extensive tequila selections, provide the cheapest margarita options and throw the best Cinco de Mayo parties this side of the Mississippi.

04/25/2012

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Best Food Trucks In The Twin Cities

When it comes to good eats on the streets, Minneapolis and St. Paul are really making quite a name for themselves.

05/11/2011

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Best Neighborhood Gems: St. Paul

If your taste ranges anywhere from hipster to high-class, I guarantee at least one of my St. Paul favorites listed below will catch your eye. Similar to my “Best Neighborhood Gems of Minneapolis,” there are many fantastic places to visit in this historic city. If crossing the river is a task, I am going to tease you with several ideas to freshen up your lifestyle, in no particular order.

04/08/2011

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Best Small Plates, Tapas In The Twin Cities

Tapas is a Spanish word meaning appetizers or snacks. So when we talk about “small plates,” it frequently refers to a Spanish type of cuisine. Tapas restaurants have become more and more popular in recent years. As the health conscious search for healthier portion sizes and some of the more daring chefs look for ways to feature rare and distinctive ingredients, small plates are a hot trend.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

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