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Eat & Drink
August 17, 2017
Hewing Hotel finally opening coveted rooftop bar to public – for 1 day a week

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.
Eat & Drink
August 17, 2017
Christopher Kimball to showcase food on stage in Minneapolis

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.
Eat & Drink
August 15, 2017
Popular cookie dough food truck expanding to Mall of America with new shop

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

Dough Dough debuted on wheels in May of this year.
Eat & Drink
August 15, 2017
Freebie alert: Star Tribune's lip balm flavor revealed for Minnesota State Fair

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

"Stick" with the Strib for the best in fairgrounds freebies.
Eat & Drink
August 14, 2017
Red Cow is known for its Angus beef, aged ribeye, short rib and brisket burgers, including its award-winning double barrel burger.

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

The popular local chain now has five locations.
Eat & Drink
August 11, 2017
Burger Friday: A classic cheeseburger, at the new Original on 42nd

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.
Eat & Drink
August 10, 2017
Downtown Minneapolis Hilton unveils new restaurant, $27M renovation

Downtown Minneapolis Hilton unveils new restaurant, $27M renovation

The revamped hotel now features the Ten 01 Social restaurant, a new market and more.
Eat & Drink
August 8, 2017
Shake Shack is hoping to open a second Minnesota location in Edina.

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.
Eat & Drink
August 4, 2017
Burger Friday: It's not just about hot dogs at Portillo's in Woodbury

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.
Eat & Drink
August 2, 2017
Dinkytown's Loring Pasta Bar closes; managers plan to reopen with new name

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.
Eat & Drink
August 1, 2017
North Loop pioneer HauteDish has closed

North Loop pioneer HauteDish has closed

The restaurant, known for it's playful takes on comfort food favorites, closed Monday evening.
Eat & Drink
July 31, 2017
David Fhima taking over historic Forum Cafeteria space in downtown Mpls.

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.
Eat & Drink
July 29, 2017
Victory 44 has closed; Upton 43 is moving to North Loop

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.
Eat & Drink
July 28, 2017
Second stand at State Fair gets kosher certification

Second stand at State Fair gets kosher certification

The lines are about to get longer at Fresh French Fries.
Eat & Drink
July 27, 2017
Downtown Minneapolis bar with 50 taps coming to Mall of America

Downtown Minneapolis bar with 50 taps coming to Mall of America

City Works will debut on level 2 later this year.
Eat & Drink
July 24, 2017
Buffalo Wild Wings' new small-format store debuts today in Edina

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

The first of two B-Dubs Express locations in Minnesota opens on Monday.
Eat & Drink
July 21, 2017
Burger Friday: Suburban chain Willy McCoy's serves big Juicy Lucys at low prices

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.
Eat & Drink
July 21, 2017
Brasa Rotisserie turns 10, celebrates with outdoor party on Sunday

Brasa Rotisserie turns 10, celebrates with outdoor party on Sunday

Patrons are invited to a bash at the Minneapolis location on Sunday.
Eat & Drink
July 21, 2017
Make a necklace while sipping a cocktail at new North Loop 'crafting bar'

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

Denver-based Upstairs Circus has come to Minnesota.
Eat & Drink
July 20, 2017
Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant opens to big crowds in IDS Center

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

Roti, a Chicago-based chain, just debuted its first Minnesota location.
Eat & Drink
July 12, 2017
Chef of Upton 43 and Victory 44 opening new restaurant in 2018

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.
Eat & Drink
July 11, 2017
For National Mojito Day: 5 Mpls. bars to get the summer cocktail

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.
Eat & Drink
July 6, 2017
Parma 8200 in Bloomington to close

Parma 8200 in Bloomington to close

The seven-year-old D'Amico & Partners restaurant will serve its last dinner on July 8.
Eat & Drink
July 3, 2017
New Minnetonka brewpub can barely keep up with demand

New Minnetonka brewpub can barely keep up with demand

Unmapped Brewing casually opened its doors last month -- and got hit hard.
Eat & Drink
June 30, 2017
5 great burgers on 5 great patios in the Twin Cities

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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