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: The UpDown

If you’ve been radical enough to give the Coup D’Tat review a gander then you’re somewhat acquainted with the Uptown district in Miniapple. Now imagine if you will, that just a skeeball toss away, and swaddled in the Lyn-Lake area...

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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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Luck What Is It Good For

Some say that the experience of pain changes a person from it's inception to the end of your days. It's tentacles rewiring nuerons and creating bypasses paving the way for pushing further, tolerating more, or just fracturing your psyche to...

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Get Lucky Redux

This marks the third consecutive year that I not only curse winter but the truth that I despise running, let alone outside. However while some may have the predilection to argue the meaning behind me doing things I don’t find likable, it is...

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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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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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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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Get Lucky 7K

A might bit back I had written about things to do to get your mind off of the humdrum of the lingering winter. I think it was called Go to Your Happy Place when Hell Freeze's over. Yes I have...

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