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August 17

Hewing Hotel finally opening coveted rooftop bar to public – for 1 day a week

The showy patio and lounge will now welcome the neighborhood on Tuesdays and feature cocktails by Tattersall Distilling.
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August 17

Christopher Kimball to showcase food on stage in Minneapolis

The founder of Milk Street, a food publication with a range of media platforms, brings a live version to the Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts on Sept. 27.
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August 15

Popular cookie dough food truck expanding to Mall of America with new shop

Dough Dough debuted on wheels in May of this year.
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August 15

Freebie alert: Star Tribune's lip balm flavor revealed for Minnesota State Fair

"Stick" with the Strib for the best in fairgrounds freebies.
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August 14

Sneak peek: Red Cow's newest restaurant replaces Green Mill in Uptown

The popular local chain now has five locations.
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August 11

Burger Friday: A classic cheeseburger, at the new Original on 42nd

Put two skilled chefs into a tiny sandwich shop, and one result is a first-rate cheeseburger.
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August 10

Downtown Minneapolis Hilton unveils new restaurant, $27M renovation

The revamped hotel now features the Ten 01 Social restaurant, a new market and more.
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August 8

Shake Shack aiming for its second Minnesota location in Edina, near Southdale

The popular New York-based burger chain submitted a proposal for a new outpost just outside of Southdale mall in Edina.
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August 4

Burger Friday: It's not just about hot dogs at Portillo's in Woodbury

The Chicago-based chain, new to Minnesota, also features a number of burgers on its moderately priced menu. And you know what? Not bad for a fast-food joint.
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August 2

Dinkytown's Loring Pasta Bar closes; managers plan to reopen with new name

Dinkytown's landmark Loring Pasta Bar has closed, and a group of longtime managers will soon reopen the space with a new name.
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August 1

North Loop pioneer HauteDish has closed

The restaurant, known for it's playful takes on comfort food favorites, closed Monday evening.
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July 31

David Fhima taking over historic Forum Cafeteria space in downtown Mpls.

After nearly 20 years in St. Paul, he's returning to Minneapolis with Bistro 3.7.3.
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July 29

Victory 44 has closed; Upton 43 is moving to North Loop

Chef/owner Erick Harcey has shuttering his north Minneapolis restaurant, and is moving his south Minneapolis restaurant to the North Loop.
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July 28

Second stand at State Fair gets kosher certification

The lines are about to get longer at Fresh French Fries.
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July 27

Downtown Minneapolis bar with 50 taps coming to Mall of America

City Works will debut on level 2 later this year.
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July 24

Buffalo Wild Wings' new small-format store debuts today in Edina

The first of two B-Dubs Express locations in Minnesota opens on Monday.
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July 21

Burger Friday: Suburban chain Willy McCoy's serves big Juicy Lucys at low prices

On Monday, burger prices are cut in half. And most beers are 2-for-1 all day, every day.
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July 21

Brasa Rotisserie turns 10, celebrates with outdoor party on Sunday

Patrons are invited to a bash at the Minneapolis location on Sunday.
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July 21

Make a necklace while sipping a cocktail at new North Loop 'crafting bar'

Denver-based Upstairs Circus has come to Minnesota.
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July 20

Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant opens to big crowds in IDS Center

Roti, a Chicago-based chain, just debuted its first Minnesota location.
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July 12

Chef of Upton 43 and Victory 44 opening new restaurant in 2018

Erick Harcey is going into a development at 46th and Hiawatha in south Minneapolis.
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July 11

For National Mojito Day: 5 Mpls. bars to get the summer cocktail

Our guide to getting a refreshing mojito in the Twin Cities, plus directions on how to make one at home.
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July 6

Parma 8200 in Bloomington to close

The seven-year-old D'Amico & Partners restaurant will serve its last dinner on July 8.
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July 3

New Minnetonka brewpub can barely keep up with demand

Unmapped Brewing casually opened its doors last month -- and got hit hard.
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June 30

5 great burgers on 5 great patios in the Twin Cities

Burger Friday is revisiting five top-performing burgers, all served on picture-perfect patios.

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