Splendid new restaurants await for lunch in Minneapolis skyway

Splendid new restaurants await for lunch in Minneapolis skyway

Hungry? Chain restaurants abound when it comes to lunch in the Minneapolis skyway system. But these new, independently owned eateries — from world cuisines to salads — are bringing delicious offerings to downtown's second floor.

Patisserie 46 to expand to Linden Hills

February 3
Patisserie 46 to expand to Linden Hills
Oh, to live in Linden Hills. The neighborhood is home to so many first-rate food experiences.

New Minneapolis speakeasy appeals to 'those in the know'

January 30
New Minneapolis speakeasy appeals to 'those in the know'
Volstead's Emporium opened late last year in Minneapolis with no promotion, website or social media listing of its Lyn-Lake area address. The bar's name is a matter of question even for the guests who have found it, and the owners want it that way.
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Restaurant going into old Walker Library

The developer behind the remake of the Minneapolis Armory is looking to breathe new life into the now-empty Uptown landmark.
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February 8

Cooks of Crocus Hill headed to the North Loop

The cooking school and retail store's first Minneapolis outlet will be a "best of all possible worlds" scenario, says co-owner Karl Benson.
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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 6

Diner's Journal: 3 Twin Cities spots to get comfort foods

Comfort yourself with comfort food.You've seen them on CNBC's "Restaurant Startup." Now get a firsthand glimpse of the team behind Copper Hen Cakery &…
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February 6

Wine of the week: 2012 Ontanon Viticultura Ecologica Rioja

Spain in general and Rioja in particular have a plethora of wineries that have been in the same family for decades, if not centuries. That…
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February 6

Old Country Buffet abruptly closes 74 stores, 7 in Twin Cities

The Twin Cities has just three Old Country Buffet restaurants left after its parent company abruptly shut down seven locations Thursday part of a national restructuring that closed a total of 74 restaurants.
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February 5

Burger Friday: Sheridan serves up standard-setting, mushroom-topped wonder

The former home of the Modern Cafe has a new ownership, a new look, a new menu and a familiar chef: Modern vet Ella Wesenberg, who knows her all-American stuff. Witness the spectacular fries.
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February 4

Twin Cities restaurateur marks 25th year of Taste of NFL fundraiser for hungry

Wayne Kostroski heads up Super Bowl event that connects chefs and football players in a grand celebration of food and fundraising.
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February 3

Pop-up event unites Lowry Hill culinary neighbors

Talents from Lowry Hill Meats and Burch Steak and Pizza Bar are combining for a one-night-only dinner.
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February 3

Perk up your next brunch party with a DIY bloody mary bar

Whether you're preparing a do-it-yourself bloody mary bar for a brunch gathering or a Super Bowl party, the fun is in the extras.
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February 3

Minnesota Historical Society, D'Amico & Partners join forces

Look for new restaurants - and a food truck - at the Mill City Museum and the Minnesota History Center.
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February 3

Bloody Mary mix variations

CLASSIC BLOODY MARY Makes about 6 cups. Note: The classic and tomatillo bloody marys are the two most popular variations at Burch restaurant in Minneapolis,…
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February 1
Customers of the Last Place on Earth were processed by the Duluth poli...

Craft brewery to fill space where Last Place on Earth had operated

A more legitimate mind-altering substance will soon be sold at a certain notorious downtown Duluth address.
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February 1

Patisserie 46 expanding to Linden Hills with Rose Street Patisserie

A second outlet for baker John Kraus, this time featuring champagne.
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January 30

Wine of the Week: Bedrock Wine Co. 'Shebang!'

It's really dicey to write "buy this wine by the case," but, well, I just did. I'm talking about the nonvintage Bedrock Wine Co.…
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January 29

Are we drowning in craft beers?

With a record number of breweries, some insiders worry that the saturation point is near.
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January 29

Burger Friday: Manny's sirloin burger is a steakhouse powerhouse

The downtown Minneapolis destination incorporates all kinds of steak know-how (and a hefty dose of its own brand of excess) into fashioning a first-rate sirloin burger.
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January 28

Edina's Eden Avenue Grill closing, reopening as the Hilltop

The father-and-son ownership team is giving their 20-year-old restaurant a new name, look and menu. But the hot turkey sandwich isn't going anywhere.
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January 27

Make every day Burger Friday with these Twin Cities classics

Most weeks, restaurant critic Rick Nelson dives into a praiseworthy burger on his Burger Friday blog. Here's a recap of some recent posts.
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January 27
Gavin Kaysen, the chef and owner of Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis, is a Bloomington native who's become a culinary star.

Spoon and Stable's Gavin Kaysen launching chef series

On four evenings this year, Spoon and Stable chef/owner Gavin Kaysen will play host to some of New York City's — and the nation's — most prominent chefs.
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January 27

What to expect in the 2016 wine world in the Twin Cities

Let's consider what we will see, or should see, in the coming year in the world of wine.
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    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
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    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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    Bright Half Life: Memories of a long-term relationship collide in the Tanya Barfield play.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
    On The Stage
    Bright Half Life: Memories of a long-term relationship collide in the Tanya Barfield play.
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    Godspeed You! Black Emperor: The Montreal’s instrumental noise-rock troupe is back on tour after a long hiatus.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: The musicians perform a perennial favorite, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
  • Music
    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: The musicians perform a perennial favorite, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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