A 160-year-old Minnesota beer is coming back to life on Friday

A 160-year-old Minnesota beer is coming back to life on Friday

Gluek, a beer that's as old as Minnesota, is hitting store shelves again in a big way. "They told me, 'Nobody cares about Gluek Beer except you,' " its new seller says. "That really fueled me."

Chef documentary includes Steve Vranian of Gianni's in Wayzata

May 23
Chef documentary includes Steve Vranian of Gianni's in Wayzata
"Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent" is playing through Thursday at the Landmark Edina 4 Cinema.

New chef, new menus, new focus at the North Loop's Hewing Hotel

May 22
New chef, new menus, new focus at the North Loop's Hewing Hotel
Goodbye, Nordic sensibilities. Hello, local and seasonally focused ingredients.
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May 19

Bacon takes center stage in cheeseburger at Erik the Red in downtown Mpls.

The thick-cut bacon, cured and smoked in-house, on the Thor's Burger at Erik the Red in Minneapolis is a crowning cheeseburger achievement. It's spectacular.
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May 18

Heartland vets opening sandwich shop in former Colossal Cafe in south Minneapolis

Chefs Andrew Lilja and Stephanie Kochlin plan to open their collaboration "soon."
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May 18

A vegan bakery (croissants!) and restaurant is landing in St. Paul

Along with baked goods, Eureka Compass Vegan Food will serve lunch and multi-course, fixed-priced dinners. A preview pop-up is set for Memorial Day weekend.
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May 16

Acclaimed chef makes surprise move with takeover of Minneapolis' Seven steakhouse

Sameh Wadi, the talent behind World Street Kitchen and Milkjam Creamery, is entering steak and sushi territory.
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May 16

Lowry Hill's Bradstreet Craftshouse is calling it quits

The craft cocktail bar will reopen in summer 2018 at a hotel now under construction at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
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May 15

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with these amazing Twin Cities cookies, plus recipes

So many ways to mark a day devoted to everyone's favorite baking ingredient, from cookies (including some of the Twin Cities' best) to an easy-to-bake cake.
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May 12

Behind the scenes: TPT showcases chef Erick Harcey of Upton 43 in Minneapolis

The program, from MN Original, airs at 6 and 10 p.m.
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May 12

The 5 best Twin Cities burgers of the year (so far)

Every week, Burger Friday shines the spotlight on a metro-area burger. Here are the five that have made the most favorable impression in 2017.
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May 10

Minneapolis' Grand Cafe reopens Friday with all-star team in the kitchen

Jamie Malone and Erik Anderson's take on the classic Kingfield cafe will include savory pastries, old-school French food and a Bohemian vibe.
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May 8

Republic owner plans another St. Paul restaurant: Pizza shop near Como Park

Delicata will open in the Como Park neighborhood sometime later this year.
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May 5

Wayzata's popular Cov restaurant expanding to the Galleria in Edina

The seafood-focused restaurant is scheduled to open in November.
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May 5

Sandcastle in Minneapolis serves a burger alternative with a lakeside view

Looks aren't everything, right? The American Indian Fry Bread at Sandcastle might not resemble a burger – think single-serving pizza-meets-open-face-Sloppy Joe ­– but it comes close to tasting like one. And it's terrific.
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May 4

Brunch favorite Colossal Cafe moves south Minneapolis location

The restaurant has moved into a space much larger than its tiny spot on 42nd Street.
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May 3

Tavern on Grand represents Minn. on 'best sandwiches in every state' list

The St. Paul restaurant's fried walleye gets the nod in this epic sandwich guide.
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May 2

Minnesota chefs shut out from James Beard awards

Minnesota chefs were shut out of the annual "Oscars of the food world," but notable wins included an Outstanding Restaurant win for Chicago's 30-year-old Topolobampo.
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May 2

St. Paul Japanese noodle shop Tanpopo to close after 17 years

The Lowertown restaurant will serve its last diners May 23.
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May 1

New Rebel Donut Bar in NE Mpls to include doughnut flights, wild flavors

The owners have been selling their tiny doughnuts at farmers markets and breweries since last summer.
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April 28

Coming soon to the Minneapolis food truck scene: cookie dough

Dough Dough, from the couple behind the popular O'Cheeze food truck, will debut on May 17.
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April 28

Mercy in downtown Mpls. ignites backlash against double-patty cheeseburgers

Chef Mike Rakun uses steak trimmings to beef up the flavor, and the juices. The happy hour price? Even better.
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April 27

Gray Duck Tavern opening in St. Paul with Minnesotan name, international flavors

Chef Don Gonzalez will run the kitchen at the Madison Restaurant Group project.

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