Category Archives: Reviews

Tacos, Ticos y Crocodilos

Here is a brief timeline of our amazing trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Day 1: After a crazy start to our travels, we arrived in Tamarindo, complete with carsickness, and quickly got settled.  We eat our first of many platanos fritos … Continue reading

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A Summer Decree

I officially declare this summer to be the summer of concerts.   After returning from Radiohead in Chicago a few days ago, I have started plotting out all must-sees on my calendar.  Topping my list are Deftones (at Knotfest), Tool (at River’s … Continue reading

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Stout’s Pub: A Nickel Review

Formerly housing Ciatti’s, then Chianti Grill, the northwest corner of Snelling and Larpenteur is now home to Stout’s Pub, a sports bar with tasty bites, local brews, and stellar deals.   Brought to you by the same owners as Chianti … Continue reading

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Uptown Cafeteria and Support Group

Take the Sky car and ascend to the hip-o-sphere?  Should say hipster-phere and their web  page designer should be fired.  But beyond the lame facade lies tasty food and a nice rooftop dining area and bar lounge. Firstly and most importantly, … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 10

I have to admit, I am not completely invested th,is AI season.  I feel like the contestants all think they are the sh*t, and they don’t A) listen to their mentors and B) do their homework.  For example, this week … Continue reading

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Here comes RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

Normally I don’t think of tribute bands as worthy of much more than a casual night at a local pub.    Don’t get me wrong, I love the Beatles and most things Broadway, but I had never heard of this … Continue reading

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