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January 2014

Features

We Love Winter

We Love Winter

Come frostbite or windchill, blizzard or sleet, Minnesotans know how to embrace the outdoors. So lay on the layers, dig out, and join the fun—our spicy soup and hot toddy recipes will help you...

Best Doctors for Women 2014

Best Doctors for Women 2014

509 physicians, nominated by their peers, recognized for both their professional expertise and their attention to the specific needs of female patients.

Departments

Double Puff

Editor's Letter: Double Puff

Do I look like the kind of person who would go winter camping? I thought the same thing myself until the day I skied into the Boundary Waters.

Dizzy Heights

Ripple Effect: Dizzy Heights

Maggie’s Brain mines memory and experience to deliver a captivating performance piece about mental illness

Modern Art

Ripple Effect: Modern Art

Katy Kelly Noun’s painting The Modern Café captures the mood of one of our favorite Northeast Minneapolis eateries

5 Ways to Use Google Glass

Ripple Effect: 5 Ways to Use Google Glass

I applied to Google’s Glass Explorer Program and bought a beta version of its computer and communications device mounted in nonprescription eyeglasses; here’s how it’s changing Minnesota life.

Ripple Effect: The Stories a Stadium Could Tell

First, a New Jersey court ruled that Vikings owners the Wilf family had defrauded business partners (with “bad faith and evil motive,” according to the judge in the case)

Great  Expectations

Ripple Effect: Great Expectations

What 2014 may (or may not) bring

The Agenda

Ripple Effect: The Agenda

What you need to do, see, and hear in January

Is Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Trending: Is Juice Worth the Squeeze?

A healthier alternative to juice-cleanse diets

Bootylicious

Trending: Bootylicious

Functional footwear doesn’t have to forgo fashion

American Girl

Trending: American Girl

Rita Mehta’s blog and directory, The American Edit, highlights domestic designers and makers

Work of Art

Trending: Work of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art’s museum shop gets a boutique-style revamp

Best Doctors for Women 2014

Wellness: Best Doctors for Women 2014

509 physicians, nominated by their peers, recognized for both their professional expertise and their attention to the specific needs of female patients.

The Hard Freeze

Essay: The Hard Freeze

A local actress and writer describes living through nearly a decade of Minnesota winters on a houseboat—water shortages, endangered hull and all

Is Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Life Style: Is Juice Worth the Squeeze?

A healthier alternative to juice-cleanse diets

Rochester Revisited

True North: Rochester Revisited

An influx of international visitors has made the southern metropolis a shopping and dining destination

Branded Brews

Taste: Branded Brews

Local craft beer packaging ferments great graphic design

Eat Street Buddha Kitchen

Taste: Eat Street Buddha Kitchen

Not in Pham-land anymore

128 Café

Taste: 128 Café

Making updates, yet retaining its essence

Lake & Irving

Taste: Lake & Irving

After honing their culinary chops in California and Hawaii, brothers Chris and Andrew Ikeda have returned to their home state

Cook Like: Vincent Francoual of Vincent

Taste: Cook Like: Vincent Francoual of Vincent

Silkier than chicken, with a lovely, delicate flavor, rabbit is quick to prepare and impressive for dinner parties.

Essentials: Sameh Wadi

Taste: Essentials: Sameh Wadi

5 things chef Sameh Wadi of Saffron and World Street Kitchen can't live without

Verdant Tea

Taste: Verdant Tea

Verdant Tea offers a more meditative alternative but treats its titular beverage with just as much seriousness

The Agenda

Stepping Out: The Agenda

What you need to do, see, and hear in January

Unmasked

Scene: Unmasked

The Heart & Stroke Gala goes masquerade to support the American Heart Association

Stepping Out

Scene: Stepping Out

OutFront’s Annual Gala celebrates LGBT champions

Google Docs

MN Moments: Google Docs

Looking for dire news on the internet is a health hazard—for doctors just like the rest of us.

Shops: Seventh Heaven

New shops on West Seventh Street

Work of Art

Shops: Work of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art’s museum shop gets a boutique-style revamp