Ichiban in downtown Minneapolis closing at end of month

Ichiban in downtown Minneapolis closing at end of month

The Japanese restaurant has been a Nicollet Mall staple since 1979.

More Q&A with Patric Kuh

July 15
Continuing the conversation with the author of "Finding the Flavors We Lost."

Burger Friday: Follow that food truck! It's a triple cheeseburger

July 15
Burger Friday: Follow that food truck! It's a triple cheeseburger
Wyn 65, the roving little brother to Richfield's Lyn 65, specializes in a phenomenal, cheese-choked, diner-style burger.
Eat & Drink
July 13

Wild to open restaurant named Herbie's on the Park in St. Paul

Look for Herbie's on the Park, overlooking Rice Park, in the fall.
Eat & Drink
July 12

Do you have access to fresh food?

LaDonna Redmond speaks on food insecurity in urban areas on Wednesday at the American Swedish Institute.
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Rick Nelson gives you his take on what's on the menu — good and bad — at Twin Cities restaurants.
Eat & Drink
July 8

Burger Friday: Best tip for a Minneapolis burger crawl? Always add bacon

A Burger Friday reader devises her own burger-fest at four Minneapolis hot spots. With beer, of course. Here's what she and her dining companions found.
Eat & Drink
July 1

Burger Friday: Cheesy, buttery splendor awaits at Wayback Burgers

The Woodbury outlet of a small burger chain lays on Wisconsin-like levels of cheese and butter that not only are over the top — they're also sort-of irresistible.
Eat & Drink
June 24

Burger Friday: Savor state's turkey dominance at Public Kitchen + Bar

A reboot of this two-year-old Lowertown restaurant has delivered a gastropub-ish menu that includes a stellar turkey burger.
Eat & Drink
June 21

Chef Michael Anthony of NYC cooks up a storm in Minneapolis

The second in a chef-in-residence series plays to a sold-out crowd at Spoon and Stable.
Eat & Drink
June 17

Burger Friday: Lowry Hill Meats serves up butcher shop bliss

The logic is unassailable: A quality-obsessed butcher shop is the place for a top-quality cheeseburger.
Eat & Drink
June 11

When chefs cook for chefs: Feasts of plenty welcome Magnus Nilsson

When the guest of honor is internationally known, the local chefs cook accordingly.
Eat & Drink
June 11

Red Cow owner launching Red Rabbit in North Loop

Restaurateur Luke Shimp is also opening a North Loop events center and brewpub.
Eat & Drink
June 10

Burger Friday: Shake Shack's Minnesota debut is a great thing for burger fans

The NYC-based chain has landed at the megamall, and here's why that's a good thing -- make that a great thing -- for burger fans.
Eat & Drink
June 9

Rail Station Bar & Grill closing for a bit during road construction

Owner Steve Benewitz is taking advantage of disruptive road construction to remodel and rebrand his 12-year-old south Minneapolis restaurant and bar.
Eat & Drink
June 7

Minneapolis' historic Town Talk Diner is changing hands, concepts

On East Lake Street, it's au revoir, Le Town Talk French Diner & Drinkery. Hello, Town Talk Diner & Gastropub.
Eat & Drink
June 3

Burger Friday: Red Cow delivers 'a lot of burger' with double-patty prizewinner

At the recent Twin Cities Burger Battle, 25 local restaurants competed. It's easy to understand why the judges gave their love to the double-patty burger that Red Cow owner Luke Shimp has christened the Double Barrel.
Eat & Drink
June 2

Blue Plate taking over old Brasserie Zentral spot in downtown Mpls.

The Blue Plate Restaurant Co. is also converting the adjacent Foreign Legion as an events center.
Eat & Drink
May 27

Burger Friday: At Sandcastle, it's all about Burger Monday

The once-a-week curd burger at this Lake Nokomis gem is well worth the six-day wait.
Eat & Drink
May 22

Another closure for the Forum Cafeteria

Il Foro, an Italian remake of the historic Forum Cafeteria space in downtown Minneapolis, has closed.
Eat & Drink
May 13

Burger Friday: More conversation with Smashburger co-founder Tom Ryan

More inside scoop on one of the country's fastest-growing burger chains.
Eat & Drink
May 13

Woodman returns to Twin Cities, lands at Lela

After a stint in Rochester, the former Heidi's chef is now cooking in Bloomington.
Eat & Drink
May 6

Now open: Farmers markets

Spring weather and farmers markets go together. Here's what's on tap this weekend, plus a schedule for market openings across the Twin Cities metro area.
Eat & Drink
May 6

Burger Friday: A chat with Smashburger co-founder Tom Ryan

Get an inside glimpse inside of one of the burger industry's fastest-growing chains.