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The Big List: Frank’s Favorite Twin Cities Restaurants

You wanted it, you got it: all of my Twin Cities restaurant recommendations on one page. It's a long page, but it's one page. These are the places I send friends and travelers when they...

Happy Hour Food at NOLO’s Kitchen

"We want people to feel comfortable enough to come in here three days a week." NOLO's Kitchen co-owner Brett Johnson said that to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal prior to the grand opening. It's...

Making Friends the Old-Fashioned Way at Up-Down Minneapolis

I couldn't tell if I was stabbing Shredder or not. His pixellized figure was shaking, splitting into clones, turning strange colors and ... wait, did he just turn me into a baby? Wht'th'fck?! We were at Up-Down,...

What are BottleKeepers and How Well Do They Work?

Last Friday, it was 78 and sunny in Minneapolis. This Friday, forecasts are calling for a high of 37 degrees and (gasp!) snow. It's time to start thinking about your beverages. We need to...

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