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Hola Arepa Among The Stands At Food Truck Fair

Say hello to Hola Arepa — the bright, teal truck that’s fast become a favorite for many downtown lunch-goers. Serving the best in Latin cuisine and traditional arepas, this mobile kitchen has been a popular place since it opened last year.

06/28/2013

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Curiocity: MN Chef Competes On ‘Chopped’ For Local Charity

Four chefs, three courses – but this time, there’s a lot more on the line.

05/02/2013

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Curiocity Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ Brings Disney Magic To Life

No one needed a bright, colorful, uplifting performance — proving there’s magic in an old trusty umbrella — more than winter weary Minnesota.

04/24/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Mary Poppins’ Cast Member

When Mary Poppins flies into Minneapolis on her trusty umbrella — yes, fingers crossed she won’t be swept up in yet another April snowstorm — she’ll bring one of our own home.

04/18/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Jack Riebel, Part 2

It’s taken Butcher and the Boar’s Jack Riebel 30 years of cooking, but he finally feels like he’s arrived.

04/09/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With The Stars Of ‘Flashdance’

Get out your leg warmers and slouch your cut-off sweatshirt — “Flashdance, the Musical” is taking over Minneapolis.

04/04/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Butcher & The Boar’s Jack Riebel, Part 1

Butcher and the Boar’s Jack Riebel is in the midst of celebrating 30 years of cooking and while he’s worked just about every position over the course of his career – breakfast cook, smoothie maker, salad cook, executive chef – he said working the line is where he loves to be.

04/02/2013

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Curiocity: New Foods Announced For Target Field

While last year’s offerings included a mega meatball, garlic fries and healthier offerings from LeeAnn Chin, this year we’re welcoming food truck fare and a Minnesota favorite.

03/28/2013

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Curiocity: Macy’s Flower Show — Fun Facts, By The Numbers

For nearly 50 years, Macy’s eighth floor has been transformed into a giant, gorgeous blossoming garden for the annual flower show. This year, with the help of Bachman’s, the theme “A Painted Garden” comes to life through the majestic colors and inspirations of Asia.

03/21/2013

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Curiocity: All-Male British Company Brings Shakespeare To MN

For those that have seen Shakespeare plays before or those looking to experience them for the first time, one thing’s guaranteed: You’ve never seen Shakespeare like this.

03/21/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Spamalot’ Star, Thomas DeMarcus

For only three performances, “Monty Python’s Spamalot” will come to the home of Spam Town USA.

03/13/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Mike DeCamp, Part 2

When La Belle Vie turns 15 this month, the man responsible for a significant portion of its success will also be the man “stuck” back in the kitchen.

03/12/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Other Desert Cities’ Star

From the creator of the hit TV drama, “Brothers & Sisters,” comes a play about a family trying to heal the wounds of a difficult tragedy.

03/06/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Mike DeCamp, La Belle Vie

You could say he’s a dime a dozen. From the incredible kitchen at La Belle Vie, Chef de Cuisine Mike DeCamp leans on years of experience and a natural talent instead of the now-typical route of culinary school or collegiate courses.

03/05/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Top Chef’s’ Chris Crary

Three years before Chris Crary was old enough to drive, he was creating dishes and experimenting with flavors in his home kitchen.

02/27/2013

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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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Curiocity: Q&A With Designer Richard Beckel On Amelia’s Dress

They say, “do what you love” and “follow your passion.” But not all of us listen. Or in Richard Beckel’s case, it just takes some time.

02/13/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Jamie Malone, Part 2

Chef de Cuisine Jamie Malone opened up about her late-night cravings (and also last meal desires) in the second portion of our two-part interview.

02/12/2013

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Curiocity: One Two Three Sushi To Open In Minneapolis

One Two Three Sushi is a new take on the typical raw fish counter. In a similar process to Subway or Chipotle, this sushi spot offers customizable rolls where the diner chooses their ingredients and it’s made right before their eyes.

02/12/2013

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Curiocity: Shhh, ‘Book Of Mormon’ — You Had Me At ‘Hello’

From the get-go, fresh-faced, wide-eyed young men in crisp white shirts and perfectly tightened black ties promised to share the story of a book — a book that would change our lives. Well, mission accomplished, boys.

02/07/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Jamie Malone, Part 1

As Chef de Cuisine of Sea Change, Jamie Malone is turning seafood into works of art — and receiving high accolades for doing so.

02/05/2013

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Curiocity: A MN Cowboy Is Making Rodeo History

It isn’t everyday that you meet a cowboy living in Minnesota. But it’s even more rare when that cowboy is making strides as the only one in his profession — in the history of the sport.

01/28/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Steven Brown, Part 2

Steven Brown has proven that simple ingredients and an easy approach — both in the kitchen and out — can make for some extraordinary results.

01/08/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With The Star, Director Of ‘Aida’

A new collaborative partnership between Hennepin Theatre Trust — and their marketing prowess — and a favorite local theater company, Theater Latté Da, takes the best of our Twin Cities talent and brings it to a larger spectrum.

01/07/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Tilia’s Steven Brown, Part 1

For Steven Brown, it all began with Betty Crocker. That iconic red-and-white cookbook started the spark that eventually spun into being named “one of the best cooking talents this town has ever produced.”

01/02/2013

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