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A growing list of programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota

These restaurants continue to provide free meals to Minnesota students and families in need.

Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

Where to reserve semi-private and private dining rooms at restaurants, bars and breweries in the Twin Cities.

The 5 best bakeries in Minnesota

Make sure to try the Prison Bars from one bakery in the southeast metro.

The best ice cream shops in Minnesota

Something peculiar with the top 5 spots: none of them make their own ice cream.

20 Mexican restaurants in Minnesota worth the trip

Give Me The Mike’s Best of Minnesota guides are presented by HomeLight


I received nearly 1,000 votes for the best Mexican food in Minnesota. I presented the top 5 picks on TV — and those are listed below.

While votes came in, I heard from people saying that certain Mexican restaurants don’t serve authentic food and that you need to go to specific parts of the Twin Cities to find true Mexican food.… Read the rest

The best donuts in the Twin Cities

Celebrate National Donut Day (or any day) with some of the best donuts in the Twin Cities.

Guide: Twin Cities events leading up to the big game

I had to make a spreadsheet to keep track of everything happening in the Twin Cities leading up to the big game at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4. I’m ready to help you find the best activities. Embrace the chaos — we won’t see anything this big come through Minnesota for decades!… Read the rest

A guide to Minnesota holiday light displays, 2017 edition

The 2019 Minnesota holiday light display guide can be found here.

 

Here’s a roundup of 2017 holiday light displays around Minnesota. Know of one I’m missing? Let me know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.… Read the rest

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 39: December 31

In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities.Read the rest

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 25: December 17

In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities.Read the rest