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It’s not called Minne-apple-is for nothing!
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It’s not called Minne-apple-is for nothing!

What better way to celebrate the gorgeous Minnesotan fall than by eating apples? Along with pumpkin, apple is one of the most quintessential tastes of fall. The wide variety of apples available in the Midwest makes this tasty treat both easily accessible and especially fresh and delicious. This is the peak end of the apple…

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Hard or soft, it’s cider season too

To celebrate the glorious availability of cider, here are a few favorite facts: • You can make your own hard cider relatively easily. Try this website: http://www.howtomakehardcider.com/ • Hot cider is great for a cold day and has vitamin C. • Crispin Cider is based in Minneapolis but was bought by MillerCoors. • Some apple…

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MacSoup: Serving up soup, no strings attached

Just in time for fall weather, which realistically is soup weather, the good folks at MacSoup are hosting their first event of the semester. This Friday, October 18th starting at 9:30 p.m. in the basement of Kagin, the dedicated kitchen warriors of the group known as Mac Soup will be serving up Borscht and Potato…

Sweet sixteen: Restaurant recommendations for Family Fest
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Sweet sixteen: Restaurant recommendations for Family Fest

1. The Gray House $$$ 610 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408 My personal favorite restaurant in the Twin Cities. Located in Uptown, this fancyish farm to table gastropub is truly the groovy. They change their menu when they want (according to what’s in season and fresh) and just serve wonderful, interesting food. The ambiance…

Review on the Avenue: Little Sichuan
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Review on the Avenue: Little Sichuan

Sichuan, China is home to 30 percent of the world’s panda bears and delicious, spicy food, making it one of the best places in the world! Sitting on the plush lap of a panda bear while eating spicy deep fried chicken should be your new life goal (though I can definitely see many ethical/safety issues with doing that).

Tis the season: beer happenings around town
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Tis the season: beer happenings around town

The Ale Jail and Wine Thief Anniversary party: Friday, September 27 from 4-7p.m., 1787 St. Clair Ave. This event celebrates the third year for this local craft brew emporium with tastings from 20 plus breweries for free. The Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild is having their 13th Annual Autumn Brew Review festival this Saturday, September 28…

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Grub for globetrotters: Concept restaurants

I love eating out because instead of sitting on my overly squishy mattress, hunched over a cereal bowl, or eating pasta in a shadowy dining room with mannequin legs in the corner, I could dine in an establishment with decent lighting and ambience. But why stop there? If I’m going to pay for the environment,…

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