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17 July, 2014

Downtown St. Paul, Cosetta, and the Wabasha Street Caves

Downtown St. Paul, Cosetta, and the Wabasha Street Caves
Posted in : Dining in St. Paul, MN, Restaurants, Travel, Travel Guide for St. Paul, MN on by : The Gourmez
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I’ve been to Minneapolis a number of times, but somehow, I hadn’t made it to neighboring St. Paul, the capitol of Minnesota. So on my last trip to the area, I was determined to spend an afternoon there. It didn’t make any sense to this wanderluster to be that close to the city and never
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10 July, 2014

Minneapolis Blogging: Minnehaha Falls and Hiawatha

Minneapolis Blogging: Minnehaha Falls and Hiawatha
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On my third trip to Minneapolis this past May, I felt the challenge of figuring out what was left for me to tour in the area. I’d conquered the Chain of Lakes, the Walker Museum, the Sculpture Garden, the Guthrie Theater, the Mall of America, and plenty of delicious eats and drinks downtown. Yet somehow,
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20 February, 2013

Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans

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Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans Last time, we covered the bevy of food I ate after dark in New Orleans. In this post, we’ll take a look at all the tantalizing libations Ben and I imbibed in the Big Easy in early December. You may question this claim by the end, but
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8 February, 2013

Eats and Night Sights in New Orleans

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Eats and Night Sights in New Orleans Why, you might ask, are you focusing on dining at night in New Orleans? Isn’t the food there good anytime? Of course it is! But one must make distinctions between their blog posts somehow, and with the massive amount of eating we did in New Orleans, I figured
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10 June, 2011

Minneapolis Day 3: Riverfront, Mill City Museum, and Nick and Eddie’s

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For our last full day in Minneapolis, I finally managed to steal Ben away from his conference for a riverfront stroll. We aimed for brunch at the Nicollet Island Inn, which is on Nicollet Island in the middle of the Mississippi. Unfortunately, the historic inn with a menu that sounded divine was booked up, so
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24 May, 2011

Minneapolis Day 1 — Photo Blog

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My most recent vacation was a long weekend spent in Minneapolis, MN, and . . . it was pretty awesome. I have driven through the southern portion of middle America, but I had never actually been there for a vacation before—yes, that means I’ve been bi-coastal only. I couldn’t have ended up with a better
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