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A restaurant revolution has elevated the Twin Cities food scene

The evolution of the Twin Cities' dining landscape is nothing short of revolutionary. But it didn't happen overnight.
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State Fair adds 31 new foods and 7 new vendors

June 19
Breakfast Potato Skin: Deep-fried potato skin stuffed with scrambled eggs and peppers, topped with blackened beef chislic -- a South Dakota bar food s
Get ready for Cheesy Sriracha Funnel Cake Bites, Mini Donut Lattes and Peaches n' Cream Nachos. The Minnesota State Fair has announced its new foods for the 2019 fair, and the list includes the usual attention-seekers and potential gut bombs.

The famed Vincent burger — and its creator — are on the move

June 20
The Vincent Burger, now being served at Cooper Irish Pub.
Chef Vincent Francoual and sommelier Nico Giraud are joining the Minneapolis country club.
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The main entrance of the former JB Hudson, which will be converted to a restaurant as part of the Dayton’s Project.

Dayton's Project converting historic JB Hudson store into a restaurant

The plan is to transform the downtown space into a history-filled dining establishment.
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The new Turk's Inn in Brooklyn incorporates many design elements from the original in Wisconsin.

Minnesotans resurrecting legendary Wisconsin supper club in NYC

The Brooklyn restaurant and nightclub will have a Midwest-meets-Middle East menu.
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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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June 19
Strawberry-Rhubarb Galette

From the Taste archive: 10 recipes from Twin Cities restaurants and chefs

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Taste — the section debuted in the Minneapolis Star on Oct. 1, 1969 — here are 10 classic…
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June 19

6 locals who quit their day jobs to pursue their passion for food

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June 19

The best restaurants of the Twin Cities suburbs

From newcomer Lat14 to a favorite like Bellecour, you can find excellent food outside of Minneapolis.
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June 19

10 rising stars in the Twin Cities dining scene

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June 19

24 top-ranked restaurants in the Twin Cities from the last 20 years

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June 19

5 game-changing laws that boosted the Twin Cities dining scene

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June 19
Another dish by chef Gustavo Romero was chile relleno with crunchy chinicuiles (dried red worms).

Superfood or super-fad? Twin Cities chefs are putting insects on the menu

Environmental and health concerns — and a love of adventure and social media hits — are helping drive the trend.
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June 17
Lead bartender Ben Kippley created the Blueberry Yum-Yum at 6Smith in Wayzata.

Celebrate the 'summer of the spritz' at these 3 Twin Cities restaurants

Bartenders are putting their own spin on the popular Aperol Spritz.
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June 14
The Town Talk Diner on Sunday, November 13, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minn.

Minneapolis restaurant's 'plea' on social media: Tell us why you don't eat here

Confusion over the historic sign might have something to do with it.
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June 14
The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year ... so far

The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year ... so far

Let's take an opinionated and hunger-inducing look back at the first six months of Burger Friday.
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June 14

Chocolate-Chip Cricket Cookies

Chocolate-Chip Cricket CookiesMakes 36 cookies.Claire Simons, co-owner of local cricket farm 3 Cricketeers, uses this recipe, from the blog Bug Vivant, to make cricket-fortified…
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June 13
A rainbow of paletas from La Michoacana Purepecha

Make these fruit-studded Mexican popsicles your go-to summer treat

Twin Cities ice cream makers have a knack for creating on-a-stick frozen goodness — witness Joe’s Brrr Bars, the better-than-Dove Bars at Sebastian Joe’s, or…
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June 12
Cajun restaurant Bistro La Roux in Circle Pines is closing June 29, 2019.

Cajun restaurant in Circle Pines that started as a popular food truck will close this month

Say goodbye to smoked alligator and crawfish boils, for now.
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June 12
Wines perfect for al fresco sipping.

Try these delightful summer wines, all less than $15

Whether for patio, picnic or poolside, these wines are just right for al fresco sipping.
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June 12
Deep-dish pizza at the Fitz.

6 restaurants you should know about in St. Paul

From pizza to pulled pork, the St. Paul dining scene continues to grow.
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June 11
A Mucci's sign appeared on the building that was formerly Meyvn, at 901 W. Lake St.

Signs point to Mucci's Italian opening in old Meyvn spot in Uptown

It will replace the former Meyvn.
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June 11
Gastrotruck co-owners Catherine Eckert, pictured, and Stephen Trojahn are planning a brick-and-mortar spot devoted to Maryland-style pit beef.

Gastrotruck goes brick-and-mortar with 'coal-fired pit beef' restaurant

Owners of the popular food truck were inspired by East Coast roadside stands.
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June 10
Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson posed with her new truck Sweet Gypsy, where Liège waffles are made.

Travel inspires food truck vets and a Minnesota Lynx player new to the game

"Maryland barbecue" and "warm and sweet and comforting" Belgian waffles are among new Twin Cities offerings.

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