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November 2008


Latin Love

Latin Love

The best thing to happen to happy hour since jalapeño poppers: Barrio Tequila Bar.

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants

Where’s the boeuf? And the guacamole? And the best bento box in the Cities? Our critic spotlights the tastiest tacos, the finest French, the biggest buffets, and more.

When the Whole World Was Watching

When the Whole World Was Watching

Forty years ago, two Minnesotans led the pack in the race for the presidency. Here’s how they ran—and lost.

The Fireman

The Fireman

Two families, a deadly blaze, and the consequences that follow. Read the story that won the 23rd annual Tamarack Award for short fiction.


The Agenda

Stepping Out: The Agenda

Theater, concerts, lectures, and more—your best bets for November

November 2008 Party Pics

Scene: November 2008 Party Pics

Smile Network International, the Minnesota Opera Gala, Minnesota Monthly's Best of the Cities party, the Ivey Awards, the W Minneapolis-The Foshay's grand opening, and more

Outside the Lines

Arts: Outside the Lines

Amy Rice’s distinctive paintings have art aficionados buzzing both at home and abroad. Here, the artist talks about her newfound fame—and the dog incident.

50th and Xerxes

Destination: 50th and Xerxes

For quiet, quirky, and satisfying shopping, head to this charming crossroads in southwest Minneapolis

Boot Camp

Elizabeth's Picks: Boot Camp

Four boot styles with real kick.

November 2008 Style File

Style File: November 2008 Style File

The latest beauty buzz, store openings, and more

Colored Tights

The Look: Colored Tights

Get a leg up with the right tights.

November 2008 Letters to the Editor

Mail-Archived: November 2008 Letters to the Editor

Letters from readers regarding the latest issues of Minnesota Monthly

Stretching Her Legs

Talk: Stretching Her Legs

Hockey politics, Keillor exposed, and more

Dear Paul

Talk: Dear Paul

Expert answers to your most dire questions


Talk: Reviews

Books and music reviewed


Counter Culture: Luehmann

Charles Darwin meets Ralph Lauren at Luehmann in Minneapolis.

Sue Z. Says

Sue Z: Sue Z. Says

New cookbooks, eateries, and Simon Delivers news

Era in Judgement

Foreword: Era in Judgement