Holiday Gift Guide: The Minnesota Icons Edition

This year’s gift guide is a love letter to real and imagined Minnesotans who still make us swoon

The List: Restaurant Gift Card Deals and Specials

Jason DeRusha’s list of local restaurants' 'buy this/get an extra card' offers
Hunt & Gather

Best of MN, 2023: Shopping & Services

A salon, a spa, a lodge, stores for honey and gifts and records—plus more fabulous stops in Minnesota

Best of MN, 2023: Food & Drink

Some delicious local favorites of the past year include coffee, comfort food, and underrated Thai—plus cannabis standouts
Philipo Dyauli

Best of MN, 2023: Arts & Culture

Among our faves and raves this year: an illustrator, an open mic, a fiction writer, a new music venue, and more
The North Star flag

Minnesota’s New Flag and Seal Will Be a Matter of Taste

Both aesthetically and ethically, the state symbols are getting constructive criticism

The Ultimate Minnesota Bucket List

101 must-do activities, gotta-try foods, and need-to-see marvels that make Minnesota the state that it is
From left: Frog Legs Provencal (background); the Short Ribs Bourguignon; and the 1789 (aka Vive La Revolution) cocktail at Maison Margaux

The Dish: Maison Margaux in the North Loop

Inspired by classic French cuisine and the famous Moulin Rouge, Maison Margaux is a sparkling new brasserie by chef David Fhima

Superb Supper Clubs: Jason’s Picks For Steak and Tradition

The retro restaurant classic is all the buzz

Momento in St. Paul Ready for Its Moment to Shine

Former Pazzaluna space offers elevated Mediterranean fare and innovative cocktails