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Co-founder of Rainbow Foods and Minnesota's 'Grocer of the Century' dies at age 92

The man who founded Rainbow Foods and Big Top Liquors died “peacefully” Saturday at age 92, according to his obituary. Sidney Applebaum got his start in the grocery business at a young...

August 08, 2016

Bon Appétit picks MN bistro as one of 50 best new restaurants

A little Paris-style tavern on Minneapolis’ south side is one of the 50 best new restaurants in America – but will it be among the top 10? That’s from Bon Appétit, which this week put...

August 06, 2016

Booze delivery market heats up with Instacart the latest to bring you beer

Now you can have a bottle of wine delivered with your groceries to your front door in an hour or less. The grocery delivery service Instacart has teamed up with the chain Total Wine & More and...

August 04, 2016


Land O’Lakes Profit Jumps 67 Percent In Q2

The food co-op’s sales for the quarter also rose by $100 million.

August 02, 2016

Historic Terrace Theater will be torn down to make room for a Hy-Vee, city votes

The Robbinsdale City Council has voted to tear down a historic theater to make room for a Hy-Vee grocery store and a gas station. The unanimous vote came after midnight Tuesday, despite a more than...

August 02, 2016

Mayo Clinic Square

Reviving Block E With Mayo And Jerky

New tenants all but complete former Block E, validating developers’ vision.

July 29, 2016


Amazon Launches One-Hour Alcohol Delivery Service In Twin Cities

The online retailer will make the beer run for you.

July 28, 2016

A MN distillery is folding – and selling all of its equipment on Craigslist

Looking to start your own distillery? You can buy everything you need on Craigslist. Lost Falls Distillery, which opened a facility in Minneapolis last year after a Kickstarter campaign, says it...

July 28, 2016

General Mills recalls even more flour, 5 sick in Minnesota

General Mills is expanding its recall of flour again, after a nationwide E. coli outbreak rose to 46 cases in 21 states, five of them in Minnesota. This is the second time this month General Mills...

July 26, 2016


General Mills’ Move To Shut Down Five Facilities Will Cost At Least $120M

The only facility sold by the company will still result in a loss. The other plants will bring about charges related to severance payments and asset write-offs.

July 21, 2016

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