Ali Elabbady aka Egypto Knuckles is a food and music critic based in Minneapolis. He does a lot, but is never doing the most.
Mizna’s 2023 Twin Cities Arab Film Festival Spotlights Palestine and Morocco
One of the largest and longest running Arab film festivals in the Midwest remains a vital platform for regional and diasporic filmmakers.
These Twin Cities Artisans Want You to Think About Pasta Differently
Local chefs are infusing traditional pasta purism with their unorthodox, adventurous spirit.
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‘It’s Like a Renaissance’: Baba’s to Open Hummus House, Bakery, and Market
Hummus, mana’eesh, and more head for the old Galls uniform store this July.
With Thaliwala, the Gorkha Palace/MomoDosa Duo Expand Their South Asian Empire
The fast-casual restaurant heads for the ‘burbs.
This Weekend’s Lebanese Festival Brings Flavorful, Wonderful, Hard-to-Find Food to Northeast Minneapolis
Never had mana’eesh? Here’s your chance to change that.
South Asian Pizza Finds Its Utopian Vision in the Twin Cities Suburbs
How Pizza Karma and Bombay Pizza Kitchen are perfecting a Bay Area staple.
Red Wolf and the Renaissance of Chai
Enough of that pump-and-concentrate carton bullshit—it's high time you had some real chai. These Minneapolis makers are here to help.
Medium Zach Goes on With His Bad Self
On his debut solo album, 'Bad by Myself,' the hip-hop producer finds his way amid the chaos.
Dessert Hummus: Atrocity, Appropriation, or Advancement?
Please weigh in loudly on the great dessert hummus debate.