Fair highlights include Aretha Franklin at the grandstand in a feather-covered wedding gown. But the Tilt-a-Whirl and a steady diet of deep-fried delights? That does not mix well.
Updated: August 30, 2014, - 06:34 PM
Here’s the (surprisingly easy) recipe that all chocolate lovers should have in their baking repertoire.
Updated: August 29, 2014, - 09:01 AM
Traveling in pairs can be the best way to get the most out of the madness that is Minnesota State Fair. Here are food-and-drink suggestions for making an evening at the fair a memorable one.
Updated: August 27, 2014, - 08:43 PM
Another restaurant for 38th and NicolletIt’s beginning to look as if 2014 might go down in the history books as...
Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:45 PM
The Minnesota State Fair is probably home to more deep-fried foods than any other place on Earth. Which means that eating healthy — OK, healthier — isn’t easy. But it can be done.
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 05:56 PM
When the history books are written, 2014 will surely go down as a record-setting year for new foods at the Minnesota State Fair, and a primary reason can be summarized in three words: West End Market.
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 06:32 PM
Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 02:00 PM
There are more than 500 different foods available at the State Fair. This year, more than ever before, fairgoers can experience an actual taste of Minnesota.
Updated: August 21, 2014, - 09:33 AM
The just-opened Green Line isn’t just a $957 million between-the-downtowns people-mover. With dozens of restaurants along its 11-mile route, think of the Twin Cities’ second light-rail line as a pathway to culinary adventure.
Updated: August 14, 2014, - 09:08 PM