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Be A Judge at Cochon 555 With Andrew Zimmern

Twin Cities foodies might think they have died and gone to pig heaven, at least for this weekend, as Cochon 555 rolls into town. What is Cochon 555, you ask? It’s a culinary competition with an epic three-day feast showcasing the best bites, chefs and who’s who of the good food movement. While Friday’s event is […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events February 13 – 15

Pick 3 Weekend Events February 13 – 15

It is true. Valentine’s Day arrives right in the middle of this weekend, and if you are looking for something to do with your Valentine, look here. If you are looking for other things to do, we’re glad you are here. In our Pick 3 Weekend Events, we have a who-dunnit play, an interesting twist […]

Super Bowl Sunday Eats

While it is true that the Vikings won’t be representing Minnesota in this year’s Super Bowl, we know that many of you will be watching the big game, and not to mention the commercials, from your home in Minnesota. And, many of you will be having family and friends over to share in the fun […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events January 30 – February 1

Pick 3 Weekend Events January 30 – February 1

So much is happening this weekend that screams “WINTER!” despite the mild temps and lack of snow. Still, we have a bit more of the cold season to endure so we might as well have fun with it. In this week’s Pick 3 Weekend Events, we have an annual cross-country ski festival, and annual sled rally, […]

Six Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Consider

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you might be knee-deep in menu planning for the Turkey Day feast. We are here to remind you not to forget a vital part of the get-together: the beverages. We have compiled six different Thanksgiving cocktails for you to consider to go along with your feast. Check them out and […]

A Craft Meat Revolution

About 18 months ago, we told you about local direct sales company Man Cave. The craft meats company was started by Nick Beste in 2009 when he was a 21-year-old student at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business.  Since then, the business has shifted its focus and we want to make sure you know about it. […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events September 26 – 28

Pick 3 Weekend Events September 26 – 28

Time flies when you’re having fun. We are already into the last weekend in September (can you believe it?!) and there is lots of fun to be had. This week’s Pick 3 Events is full of local, unique and yummy events. We have a performance by a home-town favorite who made a splash on national […]

Back to School Breakfast Idea: Welsh Cakes

By Erin McNelis Since my oldest son was diagnosed with a food allergy, visits to bakeries have become a thing of the past. I have yet to find a bakery that doesn’t make a peanut butter cookie. I understand that. At one time in my life, I lived on the stuff. But no more. Just because […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 22 – 24

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 22 – 24

It’s the last weekend of summer for many students who go back to school on Monday, and it’s the first weekend of the Great Minnesota Get Together. And just like every other weekend, there is a lot happening. In our Pick 3 Weekend Events we have an opportunity to relive and laugh at those awkward high […]

Minneapolis Represents on National TV

Minneapolis Represents on National TV

Thursday, July 24 is a big day for Minneapolis and reality TV. One man from Minneapolis will be on one channel trying not to get eliminated from the show, while on another channel, several chefs whose restaurants are on or near Lake Street will be showing off their stuff. First, for all you Project Runway […]