Skip to main content

Study: Twin Cities residents eat out less than anyone else in the nation

We only dine out about 3.5 times a week, compared to the national average of 4.8 -- that's about 250 restaurant meals per year. The study also found that when Twin Cities residents do go out, they most commonly choose Mexican, Chinese and Italian.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

We only dine out about 3.5 times a week, compared to the national average of 4.8 -- that's about 250 restaurant meals per year. The study also found that when Twin Cities residents do go out, they most commonly choose Mexican, Chinese and Italian.

Next Up

Anthony Edwards

Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks

The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.

Xcel Energy Center

NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements

The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.

the mayo clinic - edit

Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death

The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.

FLickr - minneapolis police - Tony Webster - Feb 2020 - crop

Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint

The suspect faces three separate felony charges.

mn state capitol january 17 2021

St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years

He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.

Chris Smith

Gophers add All-Ivy League D-tackle from Harvard

Chris Smith will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer.

school bus

High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead

Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.

covid-19 testing site sign

Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results

Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.

optum headquarters chad davis wikimedia commons

UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit

The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.

covid

Omicron may have already peaked in Minnesota

Reported cases lag what's happening in real time, so the newly reported cases over the next week or so will still be very high.

MnDot snow plow cam I-35 12-10-21

MnDOT reveals 50 snowplow name finalists

Voting is open through Wednesday, Jan. 26.

Related

The hair-free will eat free at some Twin Cities restaurants

Restaurants owned by the Blue Plate Company are offering free meals to bald people on Friday, Oct. 14.

Study: Women paid 20 percent less than men in Minnesota

A new study prepared by the Washington-based National Partnership for Women & Families finds that Minnesota women earn 80 cents per every dollar men in the state are paid, the Star Tribune reports. The findings were made in an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Survey: Twin Cities residents take fewer vacation days than national average

The new Living Social survey says Minnesotans in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro travel less and consider themselves less adventurous travelers. The survey also found about 60 percent of Twin Cities residents took a "staycation" last year.

Study: Twin Cities has largest racial disparity for unemployment

The Economic Policy Institute found the unemployment rate for African Americans in the metro is about 24 percent compared to six percent for Caucasians -- the biggest gap than any other metropolitan area in the United States.

Storm knocks out power to thousands, downs trees in Twin Cities metro

A day of record-breaking temperatures on Saturday was followed by a late season thunderstorm and damaging high winds overnight. The National Weather Service is still working to confirm whether it was straight-line winds or a rare late-season tornado that knocked out power to about 12,000 customers, the Star Tribune reports.