Mabuhay disappoints

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If I wanted a Jucy Lucy, breakfast all day, or chicken and ribs, I might just as well stay in Minneapolis. But the promise of authentic Filipino cuisine? Definitely worth crossing the river.

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Snickers goes Snacklish

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I'm sorry, what? Did I just see a billboard encouraging me to eat a candy bar for breakfast? To, in fact, "enjoy my chewmute?" Yes, yes I did. Let me just put my Pepsi down for a second to consider this.

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Non-Dominos delivery options? What's a Minnesotan to do?

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A friend recently lamented the dearth of delivery options to get us Minnesotans through winter hibernation.

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Minnesotans are missing out on king cake

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Listen, Minnesota. We've gotta talk.

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Dairy Queen "sweet deals" not necessarily a bargain

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Minneapolis-based Dairy Queen this month rolled out a "recession-friendly" bargain value menu that will now be a permanent feature at its restaurants.

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Would you drop a friend for a Whopper?

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"Friendship is strong, but the Whopper is stronger."

Earlier this month, BK threw the media into a tizzy with its "Whopper Sacrifice" campaign by which Facebook users could earn a free Whopper by "defriending" 10 of their connections.


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Virgin Atlantic passenger busts on food

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Anyone care to file a formal complaint about the Northwest Airlines snack box? You might get a job.

A complaint lobbed by a disgruntled (yet playful) Virgin Atlantic passenger to airline CEO Richard Branson about what he was served on a recent Mumbai to London flight is making super cyber-rounds as we speak.

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Save the sea kittens!

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PETA has decided to "rebrand" fish as "sea kittens" to garner more sympathy for the scaly beasts, but I'm afraid the campaign may backfire.

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Hey Sen. Klobuchar, get clued in on MN foods

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I know you're not reading this food blog for political punditry, but I felt like I needed to call out U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar's office on the sub-par Minnesota snacks it served at yesterday's inaugural open house.

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Hmong find BK's 'burger virgins' ad hard to stomach

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Are the Hmong in Northern Thailand--or "tribesman" who "don't even have a word for burger," really the "burger virgins" this Burger King commercial purports them to be?
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