food safety

The Strib’s Minneapolis Restaurant Health Hitlist

Kudos to the Star Tribune for an engaging roundup of the 10 worst health violators among Minneapolis restaurants. Among those listed, some surprises: The newly opened Wondrous Azian Kitchen (clocking in at #2 with violations like “raw meat not segregated” and “improper food temps”) and the you’d-think-they’d-know-better Longfellow Grill (#8 with stuff like “fruit flies” […]


Food Poisoning: We’re #3!

Minnesota is the third-most dangerous state for dining out, according to a study relying upon 2006 data from the Centers for Disease Control. Fortunately, we don’t need to hear about it too often; Minnesota restaurant inspection reports aren’t available online here. [Via the Mpls. St. Paul Business Journal]