The Cocktail Room at 18th and Central opens in MSP Airport's remote Concourse A on Jan. 24.

MSP airport's new 'speakeasy' with cocktails by Tattersall opens Friday

The Cocktail Room at 18th & Central is in a remote part of the airport.

Edina's RH Rooftop Restaurant will dazzle — for a price 

January 15
Provided The barista bar at Restoration Hardware's rooftop restaurant.
In the southwest corner of Southdale's parking lot, a luxurious restaurant is beckoning diners.

Here's your guide to Racine, Wis., the nation's kringle capital

January 22
Kringle from O&H Bakery
Drop in on one of these bakeries for a taste of Wisconsin's official state pastry.
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January 22
Grape vines at the University of Minnesota’s horticultural research center near Victoria.

A wine wish list for 2020, locally and globally

Some of these are in our hands, and others depend on Mother Nature and government policies.
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January 22
Almond kringle baked from “Midwest Made” recipe.

Recipes: Shortcut Danish Pastry, Danish Almond Kringle

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January 22
Danish Kringle from “Midwest Made”

A guide to baking kringle and other pastries

A new cookbook focuses on kringle, potica and other favorites of the Midwest.
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January 22
Chef Jose Andres answered questions during a panel discussion at an event on entrepreneurship at La Cerveceria, in Havana, Cuba.

World renowned chef Jose Andres will visit the Twin Cities this spring

The humanitarian will tell stories from his nonprofit and more.
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January 22
The two-story bar at McKinney Roe in downtown Minneapolis.

Downtown Minneapolis restaurant McKinney Roe has closed

This is the second closure so far in 2020 for the fledgling East Town neighborhood near U.S. Bank Stadium.
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January 18
Marvel Bar bar manager Peder Schweigert made drinks from the new alcohol-free menu.

As alcohol consumption declines among millennials, more Twin Cities bars are holding the booze

Cocktail menus are evolving to meet demands for sophisticated nonalcoholic options.
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January 17
One of Twin Cities' great bread bargains is closing its retail outlet

One of Twin Cities' great bread bargains is closing its retail outlet

It's last call for this south Minneapolis shop. The final day is "no later than March 6."
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January 16
Resilient Minneapolis vegan cafe has 'mind-blowing' community support

Resilient Minneapolis vegan cafe has 'mind-blowing' community support

The local plant-based restaurant went from bricks and mortar to food truck and back again.
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January 15
After 18 years in business, the downtown location of Ike's Food & Cocktails is closing for good.

Ike's Food & Cocktails in downtown Minneapolis is permanently closed

After shutting at the start of the year for renovations, the downtown bar will now close for good.
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January 14
At Tenant, the chefs in the kitchen are also servers in the dining room.

Where to go for great hot chocolate, burgers and vegan food in Twin Cities

Food critic Rick Nelson answers any and all dining-related questions, including: What happened to Burger Friday?
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January 13
Blackbird Cafe in south Minneapolis.

Blackbird Cafe in south Minneapolis closes after more than a decade

After more than a decade of serving the Twin Cities, Blackbird Cafe is now shuttered.
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January 10
Ike's Burger at Ike's Food & Cocktails.

Ike's in downtown Minneapolis is temporarily closed

The old-school cocktail bar announced it will reopen in February. Meanwhile, a second Bloomington location is in the works.
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January 9
Kieran’s Northeast Kitchen “Abundance” board.

At Kieran's Kitchen Northeast in Minneapolis, affordable artisan foods reign

With the tenants of the Food Building just a few feet away, chef Ian Gray makes the most of his enviable pantry.
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January 8
What do Minnesota hops taste like? Find out with these beers

What do Minnesota hops taste like? Find out with these beers

A few beers currently on shelves that allow you to experience the local terroir.
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January 8
Lush hops growing on the trellis.

Do Minnesota-grown hops have a particular terroir? Local brewers think so.

Where your hops come from makes a difference in the beer you drink. Our local producers are aiming to find their signature taste.
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January 8
A rendering of the new Earl Giles Distillery coming to northeast Minneapolis in late 2020.

A new distillery with wood-fired pizza planned for northeast Minneapolis

Earl Giles Distillery will bring cocktails and pizza to a busy block.
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January 7
The vertically revolving patio (Ferris wheel) is a popular draw to Betty Danger's Country Club in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis bar Betty Danger's closed until spring: 'Winter is the death hammer'

The restaurant's website says it will "reanimate in April for fun and frolic."
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January 7
A dish by former Sanctuary chef Patrick Atanalian: Speck with micro greens, Italian peppers, parmesan cheese, and fig oil

Restaurant roll call: Sanctuary closes, a northeast Minneapolis burger bar shutters

What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.
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January 6
The cocktails at Marvel Bar aren't going away. But a special menu in January 2020 will feature non-alcoholic drinks.

This Minneapolis cocktail bar is helping you do 'Dry January'

Marvel Bar kicks off an 'exploration' into non-alcoholic drinks beginning Jan. 8.
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January 6
A hibiscus mocktail by Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis.

Spam, mocktails, CBD and more: The top food and drink trends for 2020

What do the trend forecasts have to say about eating and drinking in 2020? Plenty.

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