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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Minneapolis Food And Drink Tourist Attractions

Hundreds of thousands of people visit Minneapolis every year, eat at restaurants, drink local brews, and enjoy all that the city has to offer. So Dara decided to make a Top 5 for them! What are the places we can brag about that are basically within walking distance of Loring Park? Dara knows!

07/01/2013

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Curiocity: Reviewing The Kenwood

Do yourself a favor. Take a drive down westbound Franklin Avenue, past Lake of the Isles and turn left. Nestled between Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles, you’ll find Chef Don Saunders’ newest concept, The Kenwood.

05/17/2013

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Mother’s Day Ideas With Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl and Chad Hartman: 5/9/13

You know mom worked hard to make sure you had plenty to eat growing up.  Now it’s your turn to take care of mom on this Mother’s Day weekend.  But where to go?  And uh-oh, you waited until the last minute?  No worries.  Dara has you covered with plenty of options!

05/10/2013

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St. Paul Businesses Cash In On Extra Wild Games

From long lines for Wild T-shirts, to packed hockey bars even when the team’s on the road –- St. Paul’s getting a financial boost from the postseason run of the state’s favorite hockey team.

05/07/2013

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Restaurants: Consider Tips In Setting Minimum Wage

A group of Minnesota restaurants is pushing the Legislature to factor tips into their proposal to boost the state’s minimum wage.

03/26/2013

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MN Represented In 9 Categories Of James Beard Awards

They are called the “Oscars of the food world.” The James Beard Foundation recently announced Minnesota is represented in nine categories.

02/20/2013

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Curiocity: MN Restaurants, Chefs Named James Beard Semifinalists

We’ve all known the kind of stellar restaurants and chefs we’ve been blessed with here in the Twin Cities. But as the semifinalist list for the 2013 James Beard Awards prove, the rest of the country is taking notice.

02/19/2013

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Chef Insists Bugs Are Nutritious, Delicious

Scorpions, crickets and other insects are inching their way into America’s diets because, as it turns out, they can actually be good for you.

12/03/2012

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DeBlog: Best Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals

It’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.

11/19/2012

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Charlie Awards Celebrate Twin Cities Food, Drink

Foodies will celebrate the Twin Cities restaurant, food and drink industry at the second annual Charlie Awards this weekend.

11/10/2012

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Feds Get Calls About Minn. Restaurants Treating Voters

Federal authorities on the lookout for election fraud say they’ve received calls about restaurants and coffee shops offering freebies to people wearing “I voted” stickers.

11/06/2012

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Curiocity: Friday Feature — From Food Truck To Eatery

Snow fell on Thursday in parts of Minnesota — that means the food truck season is sadly nearing an end. But fear not, fellow food truck followers. It seems the new trend from our mobile munchers is to turn their trucks into fabulous new restaurants.

10/05/2012

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Best Hot Drinks In Minnesota

As the temperatures drop, the bartenders, baristas and chefs are cooking up hot drinks to warm you in their bars, bistros and cafes.

09/26/2012

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Best Foodies To Follow On Twitter In Minnesota

Minnesotans love their food. What better way to stay on top of the best in the area than with updates directly from the experts? Follow these Minnesota Twitter accounts for all things food.

09/05/2012

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Best Brick Oven Pizzas In The Twin Cities

Get the best pizza in the Twin Cities with these five brick-oven eateries.

08/22/2012

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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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3 Salmonella Cases Linked To Denny’s

Health officials are linking three confirmed cases of salmonella to a Denny’s restaurant in Rochester.

07/16/2012

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Best Tapas In Minneapolis

Restaurants with a tapas, or small plates, menu are a fun way to explore new flavors and foods you might not try otherwise. So grab a group of friends or make it a date night and try some small plates at these Minneapolis locations.

06/13/2012

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Best Bars To Watch The NBA Finals In the Twin Cities

The NBA Finals are coming up, and for many sports fans the best place to watch the big game is within the comforts of a neighborhood bar. Chain sports bars are an obvious choice when trying to decide upon a venue in which to watch the NBA Finals, but try giving a few of these local favorites a shot.

05/17/2012

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Best Of MN: Rooftops And Patios

Sunny days – perfect for rooftop restaurants or patios – don’t happen all too often. So Matt Brickman asked viewers what their favorite outside locale is and he ended up in Uptown.

05/12/2012

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

By presidential decree in 1914, the second Sunday in May is an official holiday celebrating mothers and their unique contribution to our lives. As part of celebrating Mother’s Day, many people search for just the right gift for the special lady in their lives.

05/08/2012

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Some Dishes Have More Fat Than 1 Stick Of Butter

When you go to a restaurant, you wouldn’t sit there and order a stick of butter. You’re too smart for that, and you know there would be lots of calories and fat and few nutrients. But many of the foods we order at restaurants have more fat than a whole stick of butter.

05/07/2012

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Downtown Businesses Get Ready For Baseball Season

The Minnesota Twins home opener is Monday, but it’s not just the Twins and their fans who are getting ready. All those businesses downtown are too.

04/06/2012

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Some Charged For Canceling Dinner Reservations

It’s standard practice for a hotel to require a credit card number when you book a room. Now, some restaurants are asking the same from customers who are reserving a table.

03/19/2012

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Restaurant Review: Twin City Grill

There’s a haven within the massive shopping establishment that is the Mall of America. Located on the first floor, just off the unnaturally bright main hallway, the dark wood walls and low lighting of the Twin City Grill can’t help but be a kind of beacon for those who need to take a load off before continuing on in the grand circuit of stores.

01/25/2012

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