TheQuick: Can Can Wonderland

If you’re anything like me the first impression of the name Can Can Wonderland instantly whisks your mind away to one of two places; a cabaret or a memorable bathroom. Oddly enough it’s neither, but it’s all the excitement and...

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TheQuick: Coup D’Tat

This installment of the Quick takes us to a restaurant gently nestled in the bosom of one of my guilty pleasures, an area called Uptown Minneapolis. (Warning: Tangent starting) If you fancy yourself a fan of history feel free to...

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ReturnOfTheQuick: Free Taco

It’s been awhile since I’ve put digit to keyboard and provided a mediocre and poorly written disquisition to be read by less than a handful of people. The appetizing impulse is to evangelize on all the trivial things I was...

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TheQuick: FEAR 3

For fans of first person shooters this title should ring a bell. To this wannabe writer the game is a refreshing break from the typical military storyline and takes a walk on the paranormal side. Years ago I played the...

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TheQuick: Woodbury Cafe

This strip mall restaurant is nestled in the forgotten business area of Woodbury known as Tamarack Hills, and it bravely flies a banner, "Best Breakfast in Town". With such a bold statement of course I had to check it out....

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Is this really the best sign to put above your booth?

TheQuick: Machine Shed

It was a bright and beautiful Sunday morning in September when my tum tum told me it wanted some hotcakes and bacon.

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TheQuick: Key’s Cafe and Bakery

Favorite to many a Woodbury resident, this particular part of the family owned chain sits plopped in what I like to call the Mall of the Forgotten. Five minutes in this mouse maze of a mall, and you’ll be quick...

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TheQuick: American Burger Emporium

Weeks upon months I passed by this place bearing a word on it's larger than life sign, that to my eyes was rarely seen outside of a history channel program. Even though I consider myself a burger lover, I kept...

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TheQuick: Insidious

Starved for horror much like I’m starved for sunshine around this time of year I jumped at the chance to see this flick that hit the screens on April 1st. All I needed to hear was the tagline, “Oh no...

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The Quick: Baja Sol

If memory serves it was back in early¬†February¬†that I brought news of this Oakdale area mexicanish eatery being closed for mysterious reasons. Well it appears that it’s back in business since about April 1st, which sadly wasn’t a joke. Now...

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