Best of Hot Dish: September 23-27, 2013

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Alma Guzman
Pick-your-own apples this fall.
This week we took a half-step into fall. Sure, we love hitting our favorite food trucks in the lingering 70-degree days of late summer, but we're also getting antsy for pumpkin beers, apple picking, and Oktoberfest. Here's a list of the best of this week's Hot Dish stories.

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Best of Hot Dish: September 16-20, 2013

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Benjamin Carter Grimes
Sweet Science Ice Cream
This week was filled with cheeseburgers, beer, and some sweet nostalgia. Check out the best of this week's Hot Dish stories.

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Best of Hot Dish: September 9-13, 2013

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Sasha Landskov
This week we traveled in search of restaurants coming soon, and eateries we could really sink our teeth into around the North Loop. Here are some of the top stories from Hot Dish.

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Best of Hot Dish: September 2-6, 2013

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Alma Guzman
While it was time to go back to school and work after a cool Labor Day weekend, it was also time for the Twin Cities food scene to go back to business as usual, post-State Fair.

Here are the best stories from Hot Dish this week:

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Best of Hot Dish: August 26-30, 2013

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Benjamin Carter Grimes
Tasty treats of the wheat-less variety from Bittersweet Gluten Free Bakery
It's been a week full of scorching hot Twin Cities food news. Here's the top stories from Hot Dish. 

~Find out what happens when the folks from Travail bring a new pop-up restaurant to north Minneapolis.

~Read our story about gluten-free dining in the Twin Cities and take a tour of the Bittersweet Gluten Free Bakery. 

~Check out New Bohemia's plans for Oktoberfest where there will be beer and meat o'plenty.

~Learn about the progressive dinner taking place along the Midtown Greenway this September. 

~Our "Drink of the week" from World Street Kitchen is a lovely sip, made with mango and sake, perfect for the dog days of summer.

Have a super fine weekend! See you back here next week. 

Best of Hot Dish: August 19-23, 2013

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E. Katie Holm
The Buttered Tin brings great breakfast to Lowertown

It's been yet another exciting week of the Cities' best food and drink news. Here are the top stories from this week's Hot Dish.

~Uptown is getting two hot new restaurants; check out Coup D'etat--brought to you by the team behind Borough and Parlour--and Hammer and Sickle, serving hearty Russian fare and ice cold vodka. 

~There are big changes at Union as they shift to a seafood-focused menu on their main floor.

~We paid a visit to Buttered Tin, Lowertown's happening new breakfast spot. Read our review and take the photo tour. 

~Check out our sweet and spicy "Drink of the week" from Cafe Maude.

~Everyone knows the State Fair is full of hella good eating. But how do you pick from so many fine options? Come, take our 3 hour food tour and hear about some of our favorite bites.

We hope your weekend is full of fun and food on a stick! See you back here next week. 

Best of Hot Dish: August 12-16, 2013

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Alma Guzman
Dining in fine beach-style at Sandcastle

The latest Twin Cities' food & drink news just keeps rolling off the presses. Here's a few of the week's top stories from Hot Dish.

~Lakeside concessions put on some fancy-pants at Lake Nokomis' Sandcastle. Take our tour and read the review.

~Nothing says summer louder than a fruity rum drink sipped on Psycho Suzi's patio. We celebrate this fact with our "Drink of the week."

~If you are bonkers for mini-donuts and beer, check out Liftbridge's crazy State Fair exclusive, Mini-Donut Beer.

~We talked with Top Chef's Stefan Richter about Finland, fish, and cabin-love for the latest Chef Chat.

~In national news, Bradstreet Crafthouse made USA Today's list of the Top 10 best hotel bars. (Tell us something we didn't know.)

Make it a stellar weekend, friends! See you back here next week. 

Best of Hot Dish: August 5-9, 2013

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Alma Guzman
Bluestem Bar & Table will fulfill all your organic food dreams
It's been another week chock full of the Cities' best food and drink news. Here are some of the top stories from Hot Dish.

~For this edition of Signature Dish, we chat with Chef Landon Schoenefeld of Haute Dish about one of his finest culinary creations. 

~In national news, congratulations go out to both Borough and World Street Kitchen for making Bon Appetit's list of the 50 best new restaurants.

~Need more cupcakes in your life? Find out where Cupcake plans to open their two sweet new locations. 

~For this week's review, we visit Bluestem Bar & Table, the new organic eatery from the French Meadow folks.

~Can't wait for the State Fair? Here's a few choice spots where you can get your cheese curds NOW.

Have the most excellent weekend in the history of time! See you back here next week.

Best of Hot Dish: July 29 - August 2, 2013

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Joy Summers
The burgers at Gordy's Hi-Hat in Cloquet are always worth the drive
We hope you are enjoying this beautiful week! Here are a few of our top stories from Hot Dish. 

~The "Drink of the week" is a fine and fancy sip from Marvel bar, made with 14 year Scotch.

~It's always good to know which restaurants are open, closed, and coming soon. Find out with the "Month in review."

~Looking for a burst of super-power health? Read about the recently opened Truce Juice in Uptown.

~In national news, the Wall Street Journal took a "foodie vacation" in Minneapolis; check out their top picks.

~We hop in the car for a little summer road trippin' to find the best burgers on Interstate 35. 

Have a stellar sunshine-soaked weekend! See you back here next week.  

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Best of Hot Dish: July 22-26. 2013

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Kelly Moritz
A truffle-kissed "Drink of the week" from Marin

It's been yet another week chock full of food and drink news. Catch up on all the latest from Hot Dish.

~It's prime time for picnicking lakeside under the radiant summer sun. In case you don't feel like cooking, here are a few places that will pack that picnic for you.

~Our "Drink of the week" is a fancy-pants beauty from Marin, laced with truffle oil and garnished with a pickled peach--check it out here. 

~In national news, Piccolo's Doug Flicker made the list of the world's most underrated chefs from Fool, the newest and most happening culinary magazine. 

~We bid a imminent (and very fond) farewell to House of Hanson, the iconic Dinkytown grocery store.

~And in happier news, pancakes and hash browns for all my friends as Ideal Diner reopens! 

Have a super sweet weekend. We'll see you back here next week.