Dampfwerk Distillery has a new cocktail room featuring their herbal liqueurs and brandies.

4 new places to drink this weekend in the Twin Cities

Plan your weekend with these new spots to taste beer, wine and spirits.
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5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

November 15
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week
Restaurant critic Rick Nelson dropped in on Rosedale's new Potluck food hall and found five dishes worth raving about.

Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis

November 19
Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis
The Italian restaurant opened in 2004.
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November 18
Avocado biscuit sandwich at Hot Hands Pie & Biscuit

3 new restaurants turn Snelling Avenue into Mac-Groveland food district

Go hungry when you head to St. Paul's Snelling Avenue, with its growing menu options.
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November 14
The machete quesadilla, aka the machetazo, from Machete Cocina Mexicana, is nearly two feet long and packs up to five fillings in a house-made corn to

Hungry enough for a 2-foot-long quesadilla?

The machete quesadilla, aka the machetazo, is the centerpiece of a Woodbury sister restaurant to Los Ocampo.
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November 14
Don't feel like cooking? These 20 restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner

Don't feel like cooking? These 20 restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner

From buffet to a la carte, vegan turkey to prime rib, there's a ready-made holiday dinner for every taste.
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November 13
The nam khao with crispy rice, Thai herb salad and peanuts.

Lat14 Asian Eatery, in former Golden Valley Perkins, heats up suburban culinary options

Restaurant is devoted to exploring a huge range of flavors found near the 14th parallel in Southeast Asia.
Eat & Drink
November 12
Souffle pancakes at Thirty-Six Cafe in St. Paul

Get decadent pancakes and dessert toast at new Grand Av. cafe

Thirty-Six Cafe is now open in St. Paul.
Eat & Drink
November 11
Andy's Garage at Midtown Global Market

Retro diner opening soon in former Bruegger's on West Lake Street

It's called Andy's Diner, and it's bringing the same retro look and diner menu now featured at Andy's Garage in the Midtown Global Market.
Eat & Drink
November 11
Original Hockey Mom Brownies

Original Hockey Mom Brownies opening bakery on Grand Avenue

The owners of a hockey-themed dessert truck are going brick and mortar, and they promise a rotating menu of more than 30 "designer brownies."
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November 9
Cheese curds and a Jucy Lucy at Burnside in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

If you can make it here: How to eat like a Minnesotan in NYC

The Juicy Lucy, cheese curds and a supper club land in the Big Apple.
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November 8
5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

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

From a "hot" breakfast sandwich to a classic Jucy Lucy, here are Rick Nelson's highlights from his recent dining-out schedule.
Eat & Drink
November 8
On Veterans Day, Davanni’s is offering free single-serving pizzas and soda (beer is extra) to those with military identification.

Military folks: Take advantage of these 5 Veterans Day dining deals

On Monday, active duty personnel and veterans can enjoy dining deals all over town. (Most restaurants require military identification.) Crooked Pint Ale House Any single…
Eat & Drink
November 8
Rustica Bakery & Cafe coming soon to Southdale

Rustica Bakery & Cafe coming soon to Southdale

The quality-obsessed operation is taking a 70-seat spot in the new Life Time complex.
Eat & Drink
November 7
The Insane Milkshakes at Sugar Factory come in chocolate-dipped mugs.

Sugar Factory, emporium of extreme desserts, opens next week at Mall of America

Among the over-the-top offerings is a 24-scoop King Kong Sundae, covered in sprinkles, gummy bears, caramel sauce, fudge sauce, and giant swirly lollipops.
Eat & Drink
November 7
Paul Berglund was chosen new Best Chef Midwest for James Beard and was photographed at the Bachelor Farmer restaurant where he works Wednesday, May 4,

James Beard Award-winning chef opening a 'micro-restaurant' in Rochester

Grab a reservation while you can.
Eat & Drink
November 7
When the Rojo sign came down, it revealed a ghost sign from former tenant, Ling & Louie's.

Nicollet Mall loses another restaurant with the closing of Rojo

A new location may be in the works.
Eat & Drink
November 6
One of Miller’s new delivery trucks outside the Miller Cafe at Water and Mason Streets in Milwaukee (ca. 1905). From “The Drink That Made Wisconsi

4 stunning books on beer worthy of a look

If you're into Wisconsin beer history, lagers, a beer revolution or cooking with the beverage, these new volumes are for you.
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November 5
Dan O'Gara, owner of St. Paul's O’Gara’s Bar & Grill, held a press conference to talk about his decision to not reopen the original O'Gara's locat

Readers respond to the news that O'Gara's isn't reopening

Dan O'Gara announced over the weekend that his namesake St. Paul watering hole would not reopen in a new development on the site of the 77-year-old bar. Readers weren't happy.
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November 5
The dining room at Baldamar

Now open: Baldamar, Rosedale's new 'modern' steakhouse

Yes, it's in the mall parking lot.
Eat & Drink
November 4
Dan O'Gara, owner of St. Paul's O’Gara’s Bar & Grill, held a press conference at O'Gara's State Fair location in Falcon Heights to talk about his

St. Paul's legendary O'Gara's won't reopen after all

Restaurant's owner blames closure on $15 minimum wage, sick time requirements
Eat & Drink
November 4
Bone-in ribeye at P.S. Steak, a modern-day, seasonally minded steakhouse in the former La Belle Vie.

10 Twin Cities steakhouses better than NYC's Peter Luger

Last week, the New York Times gave a scathing zero-star review to classic Brooklyn steakhouse Peter Luger. Why go to New York for "just another steak"? Here are 10 great options right here in the Twin Cities.
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November 2
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Wine of the Week: Xarmant Txakoli Artomaña Txakolina 2018

Xarmant Txakoli Artomaña Txakolina 2018 What’s in a name? Well, “Xarmant” means charming in Basque country, from which the Xarmant Txakoli Artomaña Txakolina 2018 ($17)…

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