Stories

Plazaburger at the Convention Grill

The Plazaburger at Convention Grill is a pleasantly light twist on diner fare. Don’t miss the malts, fries, and chicken noodle soup at this Edina diner.

Out-of-Towners’ Guide to Minneapolis-St. Paul

Your brief guide to eating and drinking in Minneapolis-St. Paul: tips for best breakfast, best celebration restaurant, best local color and more.

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The Craft Brewers of Minnesota, Part III: Beer at the Fair

The craft beer exhibit has been popular at the MN State Fair, but what does it achieve? Is consumer education really happening? We investigate over pints.

Dreaming Iolanthe, by Caroline Shawk Brooks. This 1876 masterpiece ignited popular interest in butter sculpting as a public art form. Photo from author’s collection.

Legends of Butter Sculpture

A look at the some of the legends of butter sculpture, by way of the book Corn Palaces and Butter Queens.

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Romolo’s in Payne-Phalen St. Paul

Not much has changed at Romolo’s in St. Paul since it opened 40 years ago, and that’s OK with us.