Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Many foods introduced at the Minnesota State Fair fade into obscurity. But each year, a few take on a classic, Pronto Pup-like stature.
Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day
Eat & Drink

Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day

8:37am
It's easy to celebrate. Have someone else do the cooking, or plug in your waffle iron, whisk together a few ingredients, and eat.
As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?
TV & Media

As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?

11:18am
The Minnesota State Fair begins in less than 24 hours and "Pokémon Go" players are rejoicing.
Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake
Variety

Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake

10:46am
A group of heart doctors is calling on parents to stop indulging children's sweet tooths by curbing the amount of added sugars in their kids' diets.
High-end, hand-cut ice is a must for Minnesota's cocktail culture
Eat & Drink

High-end, hand-cut ice is a must for Minnesota's cocktail culture

August 23
The growing fascination with craft cocktails — which feature high-end ingredients and cost $10 to $20 — has created an equally high-end business for properly chilling them.
Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package
Variety

Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package

August 24
A luxury hotel package has all the tailgating essentials for Vikings games: a concierge, champagne and a limo.
Ex-BBC boss says firing Jeremy Clarkson from 'Top Gear' was a big mistake
Celebrities

Ex-BBC boss says firing Jeremy Clarkson from 'Top Gear' was a big mistake

August 23
The BBC made a massive mistake by firing "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson last year — or so the network's former boss thinks.
Variety

Fancy or absurd? Twitter goes nuts over Mississippi students' lap of luxury dorm

August 23
Most dorm rooms look like prison and smell like EZMac. But not at the University of Mississippi. It turns out that super fancy dorm rooms at the southern university are a thing.
Stage & Arts

Review: 'Rise Up, O Men' doesn't sour the Church Basement Ladies' formula

August 22
REVIEW: The stage comedy franchise adds a little Y chromosome to its successful shtick.
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