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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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A Guide To Romantic New Year’s Eve Dinners

Sometimes the loud, crowded, dizzying, drunken New Year’s Eve scene doesn’t fit the bill.

12/28/2011

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Confessions Of A Restauranteur: How To Save Money

Every day this week, we’re letting you in on a secret, a piece of information from different industry insiders that will help you save money. This week, a chef and restaurant owner confess.

11/25/2011

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Just Like Homemade: Best Holiday Pies

Finding a pie to buy is easy. Finding a really good pie to buy is hard.

11/23/2011

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Downtown Mpls Businesses Bracing For No Wolves

With the possibility of NO NBA season, many downtown Minneapolis businesses are bracing for a winter with no Timberwolves action — and less customers coming through their doors.

11/15/2011

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New Awards To Honor Twin Cities Restaurants

There is no shortage of ways the best of the Twin Cities restaurant industry earns recognition. So while the new Charlie Awards ceremony joins a long list, it also promises something different.

11/03/2011

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Chili Guide: Clear Your Head, Set Your Taste Buds Free

A hot, steaming bowl of chili is just the thing to chase away the chill of old man winter. The thing about chili is that every single person who makes it has a different spin on it.

10/26/2011

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Restaurants Make Workers Pay 2% On Credit Card Tips

How would you like it if your employer began taking an extra 2 percent out of your pay?

10/03/2011

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Best Sweet Rolls In The Twin Cities

Whether you like yours with cinnamon, sugar and thick cream cheese frosting, with pecans swimming in ooey, gooey caramel or with chocolate swirling through the sweet doughy rounds these rolls are sure to make your morning bright.

08/31/2011

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New Organic And Locally-Sourced Restaurants In Mpls.

There is an abundant crop of new fresh, organic and/or local restaurants popping up in South Minneapolis this season. Each of these spots have a unique identity and wildly different menus and atmospheres.

08/24/2011

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Best Eats In Mankato For Training Camp

The 46th annual Vikings training camp will begin in Mankato on Monday and with more than 60,000 visitors expected, football fans will need some serious fuel. Check out a few of our favorites.

07/31/2011

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Best Art-Inspired Coffee Houses In The Twin Cities

Love coffee, food and art? Gone are the days of kitschy wallpaper and lights, coffee shops are showcasing masterpieces on their walls and menus. We take a look at some of the Twin Cities’ cafés that are serving art-loving diners coffee, food and spectacular views of art.

06/29/2011

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