The Hot Dish

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Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Top 10 margaritas in the Twin Cities on Feb 6, 2012​ The margarita is a classic, no doubt about it. The earliest published recipe we can find is in Esquire magazine in 1953. The recipe called for tequila, orange liqueur, and fresh lime. As eve...



Wine and chocolate this pre-Valentine's week in food on Feb 6, 2012The events on hand this week--wine, chocolate, chocolate--should make it pretty obvious which love-laden holiday is on the horizon. Hate it, embrace it, gobble it up. 2/7 It's been a long wait...



Cupcake Bakery cancels plans for Grand Ave. location on Feb 3, 2012​After months of zoning board meetings, pushback from the Summit Hill Association and almost $20,000 in architectural fees, Kevin Vanderaa, owner of Cupcake Bakery, told the Pioneer Press h...



Best of Hot Dish: January 30-February 3, 2012 on Feb 3, 2012​Yes, we are in that creepy part of winter where there is never enough light. But at Hot Dish we know fine food and drink can brighten any day. Here are a few of the week's top stories to fill...



Gabrielle Hamilton tells the stories behind the stories of Blood, Bones & Butter (part 2) on Feb 2, 2012Earlier this week we spoke with Gabrielle Hamilton, author of Blood, Bones & Butter, and attended her Talk of the Stacks reading at the Minneapolis Central Library. Read part 1 to learn how the ...



Food trucks represent at the Winter Carnival on Feb 2, 2012​This wimpy winter has made the lack of food trucks all the more evident. When the temperature gauge reaches over 30 degrees, it leaves us cold hardy Midwesterners itchy to get back o...