Tag: Review

Food & Drink

Beat Bobby Flay: Review of Tofu Yum Yum Bowl

by Lee Guekguezian This week, I took on Sameh Wadi’s “Tofu Yum Yum Bowl”, a seemingly simple dish with mind-blowing, complex flavor. Wadi is the Palestinian chef/creative genius/mastermind behind World Street Kitchen, Milkjam Creamery, and Saffron Restaurant & Lounge. While Saffron recently closed, it was a groundbreaking institution in the Twin Cities restaurant scene for…

Rostam live at Fine Line: An intimate, string-driven show
Arts

Rostam live at Fine Line: An intimate, string-driven show

It’s around 8:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, and opening band Joy Again finish warming up the stage with an enticing chorus of guitars and jazz scales. A playful introduction to the main act, former Vampire Weekend member Rostam, whom the crowd awaits eagerly. Having left the critically acclaimed band in 2016, Rostam has focused more…

The Grandview Review: the profundity of “Black Panther”
Arts, Home

The Grandview Review: the profundity of “Black Panther”

This is not a superhero movie. There are no capes in “Black Panther.” No heroic escapades or cookie-cutter villains. At the heart of this film are concrete questions about responsibility, duty and culture. The axis of these questions is Wakanda, a technologically-advanced African nation hidden behind the mask of an impoverished Third World country. Beneath…

1 2 3 4 5