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Best Bakeries In Minnesota For Passover Desserts

Foods are integral to the Passover celebration. Here are five possible shopping stops when provisioning for Passover.

03/18/2015

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Foursquare On The Pin Ep 1: Creative Agency JaegerSloan + Ramen Tatsu-Ya

Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley and editor-at-large Sarah Spagnolo kick off the Foursquare On The Pin podcast chatting about surf shops with killer coffee, Austin’s best-known ramen chef and more!

03/16/2015

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Mike’s Mix: St. Patrick’s Day, 2 Ways

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to The Liffey for a couple drinks that will definitely get you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.

03/14/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Soda Bread Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is this coming Tuesday. Forget the Corned Beef and Beer. Well, don’t forget that. Just don’t forget the Irish Soda Bread! Here are Dara’s Five Favorite Recipes!

03/12/2015

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Local Tap Talk: LynLake Brewery

After what seems like forever, the Lyndale Theater’s empty, barren space is leased and is now home to a new brewery. LynLake Brewery opened to the thirsty, hip masses in Uptown on Oct. 10, 2014 just in time to the last bit of warm sunshine on its rooftop.

03/11/2015

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Best Places To Get An Irish Coffee In Minnesota

Warm up the Irish way.

03/11/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Squash Recipes

Before we get everything greening up and the Farmer’s Markets start hopping, Dara has one more winter staple to get in your meals: Winter Squash. Here are her Top 5 Recipes!

03/09/2015

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Mike’s Mix: The Shagarita

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Shag Sushi for a cocktail that’s a full-body experience: not just taste but sight, sound, smell, feel.

03/07/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Patisserie 46 Eclairs Among World’s Best

A national semifinalist for best baker and an international competition winner, all tucked away in a South Minneapolis neighborhood. John Kraus is winning awards and has been winning over customers here for nearly five years.

03/07/2015

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Jason & Jamie Test Out Midwest Hand-Crafted Bloody Mary Mixes

This Saturday and Sunday is the Minnesota Monthly Food and Wine Experience. Dozens of restaurants and more than a hundred wines will be featured, but that’s not all. Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas had the chance to test out five brands of Midwest hand-crafted Bloody Mary mixes.

03/05/2015

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Best Restaurants To Reserve Your Easter Brunch In Minnesota

Easter Sunday is a time for reflection and for getting together with family and all the loved ones you hold dear. Reserve a table for everyone you hold dear at one of these local restaurants.

03/04/2015

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TGF: Gear: Tailgate Food Preparation

A party host needs these three cooking tools before the seasoning even touches the food.

03/03/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Ancho Sour Micro Cocktail

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to The Lowry Hill Dunn Brothers to check out another one of their “micro” cocktails.

02/28/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Pickle Recipes

What can you do with a good jar of pickles? A lot more than you think you can. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Pickle Recipes!

02/27/2015

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WWE’s Daniel Bryan Says ‘Yes!’ To Chipotle

Former WWE champion Daniel Bryan wrestles all year long all over the world. Good eating habits are critical, and very hard to maintain.

02/27/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Minnesota’s Best Cooking Class

Want to learn how to cook but not sure how to get started? Whether you want to eat a little healthier or make a meal for a significant other, there are many reasons why it’s a good thing to know how to cook.

02/26/2015

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Bite Of Minnesota: Spicy Korean Stew

As a somewhat experienced home cook, I’ve gotten to the point where I feel like I know what I’m doing in the kitchen. I’ve dealt with my share of lengthy and difficult recipes and I don’t typically shy away from learning something new. Case in point: whole wheat blue cheese crackers, pretzel crusted cheese eggs, and bacon jam.

02/25/2015

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Best Steakhouses In Minnesota

For a classic steak dinner, these local restaurants all make the cut.

02/25/2015

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TGF: Gear: Serving Drinks At The Tailgate

GoPong’s Portable High Top Party Bar is a full-size serving bar for all your tailgating needs.

02/24/2015

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Mike’s Mix: The Micro-Manhattan

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to The Lowry Hill Dunn Brothers to check out one of their “micro” cocktails.

02/21/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Grapefruit Recipes

It brings a great, complex sweetness to your savory dishes, it’s wonderful used in salads and can add a nice zip to your cocktails, not to mention being very high in vitamin C. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Grapefruit Recipes!

02/20/2015

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Twin Cities Recognized Among James Beard Award Semifinalists

Several Twin City institutions, restaurateurs and chefs were named among the semifinalists for the 2015 James Beard Awards Wednesday. The semifinalists were chosen by the Restaurant and Chef Awards committee from a group of over 35,000 submissions nationwide .

02/18/2015

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Best Gyros In Minnesota

For a quick, delicious meal, grab a gyro from one of these local restaurants.

02/18/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Decadent Honey Bon-Bons For Your Valentine

On Valentine’s Day, Jason DeRusha turned his attention to chocolate. More so. That’s because one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America is right here in St. Paul.

02/14/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Aphrodisiac Recipes

It’s Valentine’s Day! How about some foods that are aphrodisiacs? You should make them for dinner because it’s Valentine’s Day! What a lovely way to say you love someone.

02/13/2015

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The Best New Food At The MN State Fair

With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.

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New MN State Fair Foods For 2014

They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!

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Heyday Opens In Uptown

The highly anticipated restaurant by Jim Christiansen, Lorin Zinter and Mike Prickett has finally opened at 27th and Lyndale.

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Cook St. Paul To Open In Former Serlin’s Cafe Space

Their motto — good food, good service, no frills. Cook St. Paul opens April 17 in the former Serlin’s Cafe space and they’re hoping to show the neighborhood they’ve got the same values as the old digs.

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BoneYard Kitchen & Bar Opens In Uptown

The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.

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