Fish fry at the Birchwood Cafe.

It's fish fry season – here are 16 Twin Cities options

Fish fry season is fast approaching. From single servings to all-you-can-eat, here's where you can get your beer-battered, deep-fried fill.
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Home run for Isaac Becker with his fourth restaurant, Snack Bar 

February 20
Spouses Austin and Merritt Bamrick enjoy drinks and dinner at the bar at Snack Bar in Minneapolis.
With his new Snack Bar, one of the Twin Cities' top chefs is once again proving his influence.

Minneapolis Mexican bakery Dulceria will close Saturday

February 20
Dulce Monterrubio, the owner of Dulceria Bakery, at her Minneapolis bakery cafe in front of a mural painted by her 17-year-old daughter Sofia Haase-Ol
Closing party promises pan dulce and cafecito for sale and Dulceria Bakery swag.
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February 21
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.
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February 21
The Boreal House owner and operator, Katie Fast, in her new bar that recently opened in West Duluth.

New bar opens in West Duluth, with promises of 'something a little bit different'

Craft cocktails and craft beers are on the menu at the Boreal House.
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Rick Nelson gives you his take on what's on the menu — good and bad — at Twin Cities restaurants.
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February 18
The caboose outside Broadway Bar & Pizza on the Minneapolis riverfront near downtown.

Minneapolis Broadway Pizza site may become affordable housing

Say a long goodbye to the caboose.
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February 17
A rendering of the new Brasa, coming in Spring 2020 to W. 46th St. & Bryant Av. S. in Minneapolis.

A new Brasa Rotisserie is coming to southwest Minneapolis

One of the Star Tribune's Restaurants of the Year to add a third location.
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February 14
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.
Eat & Drink
February 13
Lasagna, spaghetti, chicken Parmesan and more at Mama DeCampo’s.

Lasagna to chicken parm: 12 spots to get a classic Italian-American meal in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities might not have a Little Italy, but its Italian-American restaurant landscape is still as rich as tiramisu. By no means an exhaustive…
Eat & Drink
February 13
The lobby of the Hewing Hotel is a cozy place to curl up with a book.

9 Twin Cities bars and restaurants with crackling fireplaces

Get nice and toasty this Valentine's Day at these charming spots.
Eat & Drink
February 13
Piri Piri Chicken at Estelle in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, February 7, 2020.

New Southern European restaurant Estelle is a gem in St. Paul 

Spain, Portugal and Italy are the focus of Estelle in the Mac-Groveland neighborhood.
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February 12
Wine is pouted at Il Posto Accanto, a wine bar and trattoria in New York whose wine list is almost entirely Italian.

3 wines that capture the romance of Valentine's Day and won't break the bank

Here are three grapes — one each from northern, central and southern Italy — that fit perfectly without putting a painful hit on the wallet.
Eat & Drink
February 10
Popol Vuh in northeast Minneapolis won the Outstanding Restaurant award.

The Charlie Awards highlight 12 of the best in Twin Cities hospitality

From Outstanding Restaurant to Rising Star, the event celebrates those who delight our palates.
Eat & Drink
February 7
Yumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar is now open in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill.

Popular sushi restaurant expands in St. Paul: 'It's kind of like Excelsior, but it's not'

Classic cocktails with a Japanese focus and specialty rolls are on the menu.
Eat & Drink
February 7
5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.
Eat & Drink
February 6
The Third Bird in 2015. Its windows opened to Harmon Place and Loring Park, Minneapolis.

After many ups and downs, the Bird restaurant in Loring Park is closed

"We just didn't have the capital to make it through another winter," reads a statement from the restaurant.
Eat & Drink
February 5
Is that dessert that you're drinking?

Is that dessert you are drinking? The history of 'milkshake' beers is longer than you think

It may be the latest trend in beer, but it goes back to the late 19th century.
Eat & Drink
February 5
Chef Shigeyuki Furukawa prepares a 10-course feast at Kaiseki Furukawa in Minneapolis.

10-course Japanese feast at this North Loop spot is 'spectacular' 

Think minimalist — and delicious — for this tasting menu at Kaiseki Furukawa, a restaurant within Kado No Mise.
Eat & Drink
February 5
Winners congregate on stage at the 2019 Charlie Awards.

Awards season starts locally with the hospitality industry

Who needs James Beard when there’s Charlie? That would be the Charlie Awards, the Twin Cities’ answer to that other contest celebrating the best restaurants…
Eat & Drink
February 5
The Cocktail Room at 18th and Central opens in MSP Airport's remote Concourse A on Jan. 24.

Restaurant roll call: Local cocktails at the airport and a rash of downtown restaurant closings

What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.
Eat & Drink
February 4
King Kong Sundae

5 of most extreme desserts at Mall of America's new Sugar Factory

From a Donut Burger to a 24-scoop sundae, the Sugar Factory delivers the goods.
Eat & Drink
February 3
Dari-ette drive in, St. Paul, photo by Rick Nelson

Classic Dari-ette Drive-In in St. Paul is for sale

Long before it gained wider fame with an appearance on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives," the Dari-ette was beloved as a seasonal landmark.
Eat & Drink
February 3
Tattersall Distilling and Surly Brewing Co. collaborated on a new spirit made from distilling and aging the brewer's Darkness Russian Imperial Stout.

New Surly Darkness liquor from Tattersall turns the famous beer into a boozy spirit

Darkness Bierschnapps is out today.

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