Mesmerizing rolled ice cream craze arrives in Twin Cities with 2 new shops

Mesmerizing rolled ice cream craze arrives in Twin Cities with 2 new shops

The rolled ice cream craze has officially hit the Twin Cities, and it's doing so with a bang as two specialty shops for the trendy food are debuting this weekend in St. Paul.

Big Fat Bacon purveyor 'commands the room' from her wheelchair

August 23
Big Fat Bacon purveyor 'commands the room' from her wheelchair
A Maplewood businesswoman takes a "brains-on" approach to running the Big Fat Bacon booth at the fair.
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Minnesota's legendary Whitey's Wonderbar closing for good on Friday

August 22
Minnesota's legendary Whitey's Wonderbar closing for good on Friday
Whitey's Wonderbar, the legendary East Grand Forks dining and drinking establishment that survived Prohibition, a great flood and numerous ownership changes, will soon close to make room for a North Dakota rival.
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August 23

Hamline marks 120 years of church dining at the Minnesota State Fair

How time flies! The Hamline Church Dining Hall at the Minnesota State Fair celebrates a big birthday.
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August 23

All-natural in the vineyards

The market for such wines is growing, in the Twin Cities and beyond.
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Rick Nelson gives you his take on what's on the menu — good and bad — at Twin Cities restaurants.
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August 21

Chef Paul Berglund is leaving four-star Bachelor Farmer

The James Beard award-winning chef is departing at the end of the month after a critically lauded six-year run.
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August 19

6 Twin Cities chefs dish on their favorite State Fair foods

Sameh Wadi of World Street Kitchen goes for the smoked turkey leg, but it's what he smuggles in to enjoy with it that's noteworthy: "Every year when I walk in I think, 'Is this going to be the year that they bust me?' "
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August 18

Hungry for a BLT? Here are 3 places to get a great one in Minneapolis

Three cheers for the world's best sandwich, enlivened with heirloom tomatoes, lobster and Thielen Meats bacon.
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August 18

Burger Friday: At Dalton & Wade, a patty melt lands in the North Loop

Although the folks behind the North Loop's new Dalton & Wade have plenty of burger experience, they went the patty melt route instead. With winning results.
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August 17

Where are there more great pizza farms near the Twin Cities?

Want to find even more great pizza farms near the Twin Cities? Restaurant critic Rick Nelson offers his picks as he answers readers' questions.
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August 17

Hewing Hotel finally opening coveted rooftop bar to public – for 1 day a week

The showy patio and lounge will now welcome the neighborhood on Tuesdays and feature cocktails by Tattersall Distilling.
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August 17

Christopher Kimball to showcase food on stage in Minneapolis

The founder of Milk Street, a food publication with a range of media platforms, brings a live version to the Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts on Sept. 27.
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August 16

Joe's Crab Shack in Roseville among many in U.S. now closed

Parent company is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings.
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August 16

Only in Minnesota: Minneapolis eatery tops its hot dog with hot dish

The so-called "MPLS Dog" is the latest contender in a field crowded with Chicagos and Coneys.
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August 16

Seven Steakhouse gets a makeover thanks to acclaimed Minneapolis chef

Sameh Wadi of World Street Kitchen and the former Saffron has revamped the massive restaurant's menu and look.
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August 15

Popular cookie dough food truck expanding to Mall of America with new shop

Dough Dough debuted on wheels in May of this year.
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August 15

Freebie alert: Star Tribune's lip balm flavor revealed for Minnesota State Fair

"Stick" with the Strib for the best in fairgrounds freebies.
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August 14

Sneak peek: Red Cow's newest restaurant replaces Green Mill in Uptown

The popular local chain now has five locations.
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August 14

Top restaurateurs in Twin Cities see gems in old dive bars

The trend of top-notch chefs embracing the bars comes as costs of outfitting a commercial kitchen rise, casual dining grows in popularity and a hunger for nostalgia builds.
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August 12

In Wayzata, a four-star French bistro from star chef Gavin Kaysen 

REVIEW: At Bellecour, Gavin Kaysen pays homage to his mentors, to the benefit of diners.
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August 11

Burger Friday: A classic cheeseburger, at the new Original on 42nd

Put two skilled chefs into a tiny sandwich shop, and one result is a first-rate cheeseburger.
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August 10

Can't pick a flavor? Izzy's packs 32 scoops of ice cream into one dish

The Twin Cities ice cream institution offers a massive sampler platter — and you keep the dish.
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August 10

Downtown Minneapolis Hilton unveils new restaurant, $27M renovation

The revamped hotel now features the Ten 01 Social restaurant, a new market and more.

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