5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.

Dunkin' Donuts is headed to Mall of America

October 17
Dunkin' Donuts is headed to Mall of America
The metro area's eighth Dunkin' is scheduled to open at the megamall in 2020.

Bagels and bialys, coming soon to a new south Minneapolis bakery

October 16
Coming soon: Asa's Bakery.
Another farmers market vendor -- this time, it's Asa's Bakery -- is making the leap from outdoor stand to year-round, brick-and-mortar operation.
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October 11
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule, from a big new burger to a stunning lobster roll at Restoration Hardware.
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October 4
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.
Jun owner Jessie Wong makes Sichuan dumplings from scratch.
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October 1
James Beard award-winning chef is cooking Italian at Cooks of Crocus Hill pop-up

James Beard award-winning chef is cooking Italian at Cooks of Crocus Hill pop-up

Paul Berglund, formerly of the Bachelor Farmer, is returning to his pasta-making roots.
Eat & Drink
September 30
Falling Knife Brewing Co. is opening in mid-October.

NE Minneapolis brewery opens next month — but you can try the beer this week

Until the taproom opens on Oct. 18, Falling Knife Brewing Co. will be tapping barrels at Twin Cities restaurants and bars, including Tilia.
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September 27
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.
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September 20
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.
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September 13
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Highlights of a few visits to the new Graze Provisions + Libations food hall top Rick Nelson's dining-out highlights.
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September 11
Ann Kim's new Uptown restaurant has a name — and a basement bar

Ann Kim's new Uptown restaurant has a name — and a basement bar

Sooki & Mimi is targeting a March 2020 opening.
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September 9
Chef Guy Fieri at Chicken Guy! at Disney Springs

Guy Fieri will bring his Chicken Guy! restaurant to MOA

The menu focuses on freshly prepared chicken tenders, served a la carte or in sandwiches.
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September 9
It's Greek To Me, served up authentic Greek food on a large outdoor seating area attached to the restaurant.

After 37 years, Lyn-Lake's It's Greek to Me closes

It began as a storefront partnership between brothers Argyrios and Alkis Arambagjis, immigrants from Salonika, Greece, and their spouses.
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September 6
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson summarizes the highlights of his recent dining-out schedule.
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August 30
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson summarizes his favorite experiences - minus the Minnesota State Fair - of the past week.
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August 21
Surprise Travail pop-up will bring Tim McKee's Solera back to life

Surprise Travail pop-up will bring Tim McKee's Solera back to life

Solera chef Tim McKee is collaborating with Travail's culinary crew to recreate the influential Spanish restaurant, which closed in 2014.
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August 15
The secret flavor of Star Tribune's State Fair lip balm is ...

The secret flavor of Star Tribune's State Fair lip balm is ...

The popular freebie from the Star Tribune is available at its booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
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August 2
Hot Dog Friday: Wisconsin hot dogs and German beer at Waldmann in St. Paul

Hot Dog Friday: Wisconsin hot dogs and German beer at Waldmann in St. Paul

The beautiful garden at a restored 1857 saloon is the summertime place for a premium hot dog and a dark lager.
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August 2
5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.
Eat & Drink
July 26
Hot Dog Friday: Dolled-up dogs rule at Lake Nokomis' Sandcastle

Hot Dog Friday: Dolled-up dogs rule at Lake Nokomis' Sandcastle

Taking a brief respite from the burger beat, Burger Friday is devoting the next few weeks to focus on top Twin Cities hot dogs.
Eat & Drink
July 19
Burger Friday: A northeast Mpls. dive bar joins the gotta-have burger pantheon

Burger Friday: A northeast Mpls. dive bar joins the gotta-have burger pantheon

A partnership involving the classic River Garden bar, chef Nick O'Leary and restaurateur Josh Thoma is all about first-rate burgers.
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July 19
Acclaimed local chef Lenny Russo is heading to Charleston, S.C.

Acclaimed local chef Lenny Russo is heading to Charleston, S.C.

The former Heartland chef will be taking on three restaurants owned by the owners of the St. Paul Saints.
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July 9
Revolution Hall, is the new food hall at Rosedale shopping center in Roseville. ] David Denney • Star Tribune Minneapolis, 022019

The new Revolution Hall food hall at Rosedale has closed after 8 months

The two-story food court will be replaced by local vendors.

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