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Tom Wallace, Star Tribune

Entrepreneurial all-stars

  • May 23, 2012 - 11:04 AM

All hail this bumper crop of passionate, risk-taking restaurateurs —all newcomers to the business — who have recently infused the Twin Cities dining scene with a much appreciated jolt of originality:  (From left to right) David Weinstein of Rye Deli, Conrad Leifur and Ann Kim of Pizzeria Lola, Craig Bentdahl of Mill Valley Kitchen, Dean Engelmann of Wise Acre Eatery, Andrew Dayton and Eric Dayton of the Bachelor Farmer and the Wise Acre Eatery’s Scott Endres. Collectively, their rookie efforts boast levels of expertise that often elude more well seasoned practitioners.

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