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Curiocity: First Look At Lake & Irving In Uptown

Two brothers with a passion for food left their respective warm-weather climates behind in order to open their first establishment in their home state. Luckily for us, they’re bringing some of that warmth back with them — on a globally influenced menu.

11/12/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Parlour’s Sidecar

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout November, he’s getting his inspirations from Parlour in downtown Minneapolis. This week’s selection: their Sidecar, a classy spin on one of the original cocktails.

11/08/2013

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Curiocity: Amy Thielen On New Cookbook, Food Network Stardom

It started out as a distraction — a way for Amy Thielen to put off writing the multitude of papers waiting for her and instead, immerse herself in the flavors she adored to cook for the friends she loved. It’s almost funny then, that she finally gave into her cooking when she had the fewest distractions possible.

11/06/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Parlour Old Fashioned

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout November, he’s getting his inspirations from Parlour in downtown Minneapolis. This week’s selection: their signature Old Fashioned, a complex-flavored take on the classic Mad Men cocktail.

11/01/2013

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Curiocity: Cosmos Restaurant Celebrates 10th Anniversary

It’s not often that a downtown Minneapolis restaurant celebrates 10 years in business so when one is lucky enough to do so, it certainly calls for a celebration.

10/30/2013

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Curiocity: Mpls. Izzy’s Ice Cream Shop Ready For Grand Opening

Ice cream enthusiasts, rejoice! It’s time to celebrate another delicious destination to get a scoop of one of Minnesota’s tastiest treats.

10/28/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Sweet Sickle

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout October, he’s getting his inspirations from Dustin House. This week’s selection: the Sweet Sickle, a simple spin on the classic Gimlet cocktail.

10/25/2013

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Curiocity: New Foods At Target Center For Wolves’ Fans

The latest new foods offering came Wednesday at the Target Center, where Chef Wayne Skjelstad previewed the new food offerings awaiting hungry Timberwolves fans this season.

10/23/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Red Russian

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout October, he’s getting his inspirations from Dustin House. This week’s selection: the Red Russian, a simple spin on the classic Manhattan cocktail.

10/18/2013

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Sarah Brightman

Earlier this year, powerhouse singer Sarah Brightman put plans in motion to become the first recording artist to venture into space. Brightman said her passion for space exploration began when she was a little girl, watching the very first moon landing on her family’s black-and-white TV.

10/16/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Tribes’ Actor Stephen Schnetzer

It’s been called one of the best new plays of the year. And so far, it seems Twin Cities audiences agree. Tribes, now playing at the Guthrie Theater, is the story of a young man born deaf who’s raised in a loud, opinionated, sometimes misguided family, who has never learned sign language.

10/15/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Part 2

She makes some of the best pastries in town, is on the receiving end of critics’ highest praise and has spent plenty of time rubbing elbows with culinary legends and celebrity chefs, alike.

10/15/2013

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — The Siberian Sunrise

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak will be picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout October, he’s getting his inspirations from Dustin House. This week’s selection: The Siberian Sunrise.

10/11/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Of Salty Tart

You likely know her name because of the countless number of accolades she’s earned for her top-notch pastries. But what you may not know about Michelle Gayer is that she’s kind of a badass.

10/09/2013

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Curiocity: They’re All NOT Going To Laugh At MMT’s ‘Carrie’

There was a time that the title “Carrie: The Musical” was as much synonymous with failure in musical theater lore as “Heaven’s Gate” and “Howard the Duck” were for movies. It was Carrie herself, and the entire rest of the world took relish in dumping metaphorical pig’s blood on that sacrificial lamb.

10/09/2013

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