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July 2007


Epicurean Expedition

Epicurean Expedition

Sizzling steaks, strawberry shakes, and supper-club specials-there are plenty of reasons food lovers should head for the hinterlands this summer.

The 10 Most Unwanted

The 10 Most Unwanted

We've been duped, swindled, cheated, and conned by some smooth operators over the past 150 years. But perhaps they deserve more than our scorn.

The Battle of Gitche Gumee

The Battle of Gitche Gumee

Windy banter, water pistols, and a standoff at sea in the Apostle Islands of Wisconsin. A dispatch from the war between the sexes, as told by a survivor.

Meat Your Match

Meat Your Match

At Fogo de Chão, the new Brazilian steak house, the recipe for success is excess

Blank Canvas

One couple’s quest to start a small-town arts center.

Water Colors

How an acclaimed marine-art museum wound up in Winona.

Dramatic Difference

Dramatic Difference

With a new multi-million-dollar facility opening this month, Commonweal Theatre is poised to boost Lanesboro’s reputation as an arts destination. Again.


The Arts

Stepping Out: The Arts

Minnesota Monthly's recommendations for cultural diversion in July 2007

The New Nautical

The Look: The New Nautical

A classic makes a comeback with a hint of shine, a shot of color, and sea-breeze soft fabrics

Get Dressed

The Look: Get Dressed

Wardrobe whiz Rhonda Ruhland on what to wear, how to shop, and when to turn a sweater into a throw pillow

Picky Girl

The Look: Picky Girl

Picky Girl makes being choosy chic

July 2007 Letters to the Editor

Mail-Archived: July 2007 Letters to the Editor

Comments from readers on the last issue of Minnesota Monthly

Women and Children First

Talk: Women and Children First

Books and music reviewed

The Guthrie Reconsidered

Talk: The Guthrie Reconsidered

The Guthrie at 1

Where There's Smoke

Talk: Where There's Smoke

Red sky at dawn—the BWCAW fire, firsthand.


Talk: Spellbound

Harry Potter casts a spell on readers of all ages

Southern Comfort

Quick Bite: Southern Comfort

Mysore Cafe brings an uncommon brand of Indian cuisine to Uptown

Sue Z Says

Sue Z: Sue Z Says

Bank restaurant, the salt craze & Minnesotans winning awards


Foreword: Bragalicious

For weeks, we drove, we scouted, we taste-tested.

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Top Dentists 2007

Uptown Art Fair 2007