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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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