Forget dorm food: New spots near U of Minn. offer ramen, pizza and more

Forget dorm food: New spots near U of Minn. offer ramen, pizza and more

Students, faculty and staff have returned to the University of Minnesota to discover a ton of new (and newish) food and drink options near its sprawling Minneapolis campus. Here's what's worth checking out.

After three decades in St. Paul, the Barbary Fig restaurant to close Monday

September 23
After three decades in St. Paul, the Barbary Fig restaurant to close Monday
The Mediterranean staple had a loyal following.

Burger Friday: Where's the (Limousin) beef? In Osceola, Wis.

September 23
Burger Friday: Where's the (Limousin) beef? In Osceola, Wis.
When it comes to burgers, many top Twin Cities chefs rely upon Peterson Limousin Beef. Here's why.
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September 24

Wine of the week: 2014 Dusted Valley "Boomtown"

2014 Dusted Valley ‘Boomtown’ “Cabernet is king” is one of the oft-repeated phrases in the wine world. Unfortunately, it often takes princely-plus funds to buy…
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September 24

Sunday supper: Chile Garlic Shrimp

Chile Garlic Shrimp Serves 4. Note: From “The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook” by Mary Younkin (Page Street Publishing Co.). • 1 lb. large (approximately 31 /35 count)…
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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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September 22

What's hot this week: Twin Cities rum bashes and more

Our weekly list of the best food-and-drink based events in the cities.
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September 22

Where to find by-the-glass wine lists at restaurants

By-the-glass options Here are some of the better restaurant by-the-glass lists in the Twin Cities metro area. Bachelor Farmer, 50 2nd Av. N., Mpls.,…
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September 21

Restaurants rush in to join trend of serving wine by the glass

There are more opportunities to try wines thanks to expanding lists of by-the-glass choices at local restaurants.
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September 21

Entrepreneurs – aka 'professional drinkers' – dream up new distillery in Eden Prairie

Expect Flying Dutchman Spirits to debut a cocktail room early next year.
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September 21

New chef at American Swedish Institute, Lucia's

The American Swedish Institute nabbed Graves Hospitality's Blake Meier to replace chef John Krattenmaker at the arts organization's popular Fika.
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September 21
Lucia's restaurant at 1432 W 31st St, Minneapolis, MN 55408, MN on Apr...

Former Salt Cellar chef taking over at Lucia's in Uptown

The 30-plus-year Uptown staple gets more shakeup, but continuity is still important owner Jason Jenny says.
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September 20

D'Amico's new restaurant, Market House, opens at Minn. History Center

D'Amico Catering's latest project opens Tuesday when the Minnesota History Center's new Market House welcomes its first customers.
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September 20

Twin Cities' newest dining spot a real buffet for Jimmy Buffett fans

Come Tuesday, Parrotheads can flock to the newest restaurant in the Twin Cities, where they just might find their lost shaker of salt while enjoying…
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September 19

Blake Meier joins American Swedish Institute's Fika as new executive chef

The up-and-comer left Bradstreet Neighborhood Craftshouse for his new role.
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September 17

Wine of the Week: 2015 Monsieur Touton Bordeaux Sauvignon

2015 Monsieur Touton Bordeaux Sauvignon In real life, “unassuming” is not generally much of a compliment, but when it comes to wine, it can be…
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September 16

Your guide to the best Twin Cities food-and-drink bashes in September

The local food and drink scene is up to some really fun things right now, and it's more than enough to keep you busy.
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September 16

Burger Friday: American cheese rules, survey says

But just barely. When it comes to cheeseburgers, Americans love their American. But don't discount Cheddar.
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September 14

Sioux Chef's Kickstarter breaks individual-backer record for restaurants

The Sioux Chef finds a following for his plan for an American Indian indigenous foods venture.
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September 14

Gourmet bologna sandwich? Classic dishes get fun Twin Cities updates

What happens when chefs reinvent comfort food staples from childhood? Try these delicious adult twists on bologna sandwiches, orange soda and more.
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September 14

Bigger and better, Ramen Attack expected to draw 3,000 in Mpls.

The Minneapolis noodle jubilee highlights a rotation of chefs that will feature a hot shot from New York, a mainstay in Japan and our own locals.
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September 13

Lowertown staple, Black Dog, gets a major makeover

Downtown St. Paul's Black Dog has a new chef, a new menu and a vastly different look.
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September 13

New Nordic restaurant finds home in North Loop upscale hotel

Star chef Grae Nonas leaves Austin, Texas, to head up kitchen at Tullibee.
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September 10

Wine of the Week: 2014 Domaine Grande Bellane Cotes-du-Rhone Rouge

2014 Domaine Grande Bellane Côtes-du-Rhône Rouge There’s no tangible proof that organically grown grapes make better wines. What I do know is that the people…

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