IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Tasty treats on Turkey Day in Grand Forks
Will you be visiting Greater Grand Forks over the Thanksgiving holiday and are looking for a great dinner, or do you live here and don't feel like cooking? Whatever the reason we have some delicious d... Posted on 11/18/13 at 11:13 AM
EH? PLUS ‘Lone Ranger’ still at it
Eh? recently received a call from a reader wondering about a generous man who regularly bought meals for his fellow Bridgemans patrons.
Eh? caught up with Dean Davidson, the man who gives generously ... Posted on 10/25/13 at 11:00 PM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO One Year In Fargo & Kahlua S'mores Brownies
It's hard to believe that we've lived in Fargo for a year.
On October 6, 2012, Jake and I moved from Bloomington, MN to Fargo, ND, with most of our earthly belongings trailing behind us in a moving t... Posted on 10/31/12 at 10:43 AM
More fast food and chain restaurants are posting calorie counts on their menus, but a new study suggests only one in three diners reads that information. The good news is, most consumers who do read calorie counts take them into consideration when deciding what to order.
When the owners of Grand Forks’ Blockbuster video announced this week they would not be spared from the closing of about 300 corporate-owned stores, it was the last scene in the disappearance of video stores from the city.
Christopher Bjorke and John Hageman
, November 15, 2013
The harvest is on and many farm workers in this area 60 miles west of Grand Forks count on Terri Eckert to help them. She operates the city-owned cafe for this town of about 220. And she puts up orders for the harvesters, who send someone in from the fields to pick up their food.
Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash. A Taco Bell employee mistakenly passed the cash to the trio instead of their food Saturday. The money was returned a short time later.
The little cafe in St. Thomas starts filling up about 11 a.m. Thursdays for turkey and is often full up by noon. The turkey dinner — which costs $7.25 — draws people from the entire area. And sometimes, the cafe sends meals out to workers in the nearby sugar beet fields.
An account with the handle @ChipotleGF popped up Friday with claims that the Mexican grill chain restaurant was coming to Grand Forks in 2014 or 2015. According to Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold the account is not related to the company.
The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much salt or fat, and often not a hint of vegetables or fruit, according to a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
The owner of the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant in Grand Forks has opened a location at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. Franchise owner Josh Becker, an Air Force veteran who was stationed at the base, said the restaurant has been open about two weeks.
A number of Grand Forks pizzerias have moved south and found success here. Now, a restaurant with Mexican flare is on the move to Fargo. The Red Pepper, a taco shop that is a favorite among UND students and Grand Forks natives, will open soon in Fargo near North Dakota State University.
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