Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka

Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka

The couple behind a popular Eat Street restaurant are gearing up to launch the Copper Cow and Gray Fox Coffee & Wine Bar.

Burger Friday: Fantastic lamb-pork sliders are a reason to shop Minneapolis farmers markets

August 17
Burger Friday: Fantastic lamb-pork sliders are a reason to shop Minneapolis farmers markets
With his full-flavored mini-burgers, Bad Gyros owner Alan Scholer is upstaging prime tomato and sweet corn season.

Former Perkins in Golden Valley transformed into sleek southeast Asian eatery

August 17
Former Perkins in Golden Valley transformed into sleek southeast Asian eatery
Owner of Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine opening her second restaurant focusing on the traditions of her native Laos.
Eat & Drink
August 15
The big reveal: Star Tribune's lip-balm flavor to take detour at Minnesota State Fair

The big reveal: Star Tribune's lip-balm flavor to take detour at Minnesota State Fair

Will the 2018 version top last year's "stick" flavor (as in lip-balm-on-a-stick)? We think so.
Eat & Drink
August 14
Food & Wine names Spoon and Stable to list of 40 most important restaurants of last 40 years

Food & Wine names Spoon and Stable to list of 40 most important restaurants of last 40 years

"Gavin Kaysen's fantastic restaurant stands for the best of Minneapolis (and Midwestern) dining, ushering a new era for the city, now a vibrant food destination," the magazine says.
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Eat & Drink
August 14
McDonald's tests new French toast breakfast sandwich in Minnesota – and our food critic approves

McDonald's tests new French toast breakfast sandwich in Minnesota – and our food critic approves

How does it taste? "Not bad, not bad at all," says our critic.
Eat & Drink
August 13
'Global' pizzeria by Indian food expert Raghavan Iyer coming to Eden Prairie

'Global' pizzeria by Indian food expert Raghavan Iyer coming to Eden Prairie

Karma Pizza will feature naan crusts baked in clay-lined tandoor ovens.
Eat & Drink
August 10
Burger Friday: Minneapolis' McKinney Roe wins again with over-the-top butter burger

Burger Friday: Minneapolis' McKinney Roe wins again with over-the-top butter burger

Chefs Scott Pampuch and Niki Heber take every opportunity to insert maximum dairy richness into a half-pound bruiser of a cheeseburger.
Eat & Drink
August 10
'Modern' steakhouse opening in former La Belle Vie space in Minneapolis

'Modern' steakhouse opening in former La Belle Vie space in Minneapolis

Jester Concepts, the owners of Parlour, Borough and Monello, are taking over the hallowed dining ground.
Eat & Drink
August 8
Milkjam Creamery taking over beloved landmark Dave's Popcorn in south Mpls.

Milkjam Creamery taking over beloved landmark Dave's Popcorn in south Mpls.

Brothers Sameh Wadi and Saed Wadi plan to quickly convert the classic snack shack into an ice cream and hot dog stand.
Eat & Drink
August 7
Market Bar-B-Que is latest Minneapolis restaurant to land in U.S. Bank Stadium

Market Bar-B-Que is latest Minneapolis restaurant to land in U.S. Bank Stadium

The landmark pit-smoked ribs joint is opening two counters at the home of the Vikings.
Eat & Drink
August 3
Burger Friday: Stillwater's new hotel has a classic, gotta-try cheeseburger

Burger Friday: Stillwater's new hotel has a classic, gotta-try cheeseburger

At Feller in the Lora Hotel, chef Sam Collins pays attention to every detail, and then some.
Eat & Drink
August 2
September 4, 1985 Bar-B-Que Rudolph's kitchen manager Kenny Frazee displayed a "Humphrey Bogart" special in one of the dining rooms with walls covered

Rudolphs Bar-B-Que closed with a whimper, but it had a Hollywood past

A look through the Star Tribune's archives reveals details of the 43-year-old restaurant's showy history.
Eat & Drink
August 1
New York chef comes home to open Italian restaurant on Grand Avenue

New York chef comes home to open Italian restaurant on Grand Avenue

The new St. Paul restaurant, called Hyacinth, plans to open on Aug. 14.
Eat & Drink
July 31
St. Paul's Heirloom restaurant has closed

St. Paul's Heirloom restaurant has closed

Chef/owner Wyatt Evans' spirited farm-to-table cooking will be missed.
Eat & Drink
July 31
Revival opening third location, centered on barbecue, in St. Paul's Schmidt Brewery

Revival opening third location, centered on barbecue, in St. Paul's Schmidt Brewery

Revival Smoked Meats will sell brisket, pork shoulder and other delicacies on a by-the-pound basis.
Eat & Drink
July 27
How this Minnesotan created a best burger tour of the Twin Cities

How this Minnesotan created a best burger tour of the Twin Cities

A devoted reader created a burger club with friends and strangers based on our weekly Burger Friday column.
Eat & Drink
July 25
Chef behind 4-star Martina opening Mexican restaurant in former Minneapolis gas station

Chef behind 4-star Martina opening Mexican restaurant in former Minneapolis gas station

At Colita, chef Daniel del Prado will focus on smoked meats and classic Mexican flavors.
Eat & Drink
July 24
North Loop restaurant, all about desserts, opened Wednesday

North Loop restaurant, all about desserts, opened Wednesday

Parent company Schwan's is calling Edwards Dessert Kitchen an "innovation test hub."
Eat & Drink
July 20
Burger Friday: Try this under-$6 gem at new self-serve beer bar in south Mpls.

Burger Friday: Try this under-$6 gem at new self-serve beer bar in south Mpls.

Besides a good burger, Tap Society offers nearly two dozen serve-yourself tap beers, priced by the ounce.
Eat & Drink
July 18
North Loop's Hewing Hotel opening its coveted rooftop lounge to the public

North Loop's Hewing Hotel opening its coveted rooftop lounge to the public

The hotel, a nightlife hot spot, also boasts a small pool and sauna on the rooftop.
Eat & Drink
July 17
Hello, coconut cream: Popular Wisconsin pie shop expanding to Red Wing

Hello, coconut cream: Popular Wisconsin pie shop expanding to Red Wing

Stockholm Pie & General Store is opening Pie Plate Cafe & Coffee in August.
Eat & Drink
July 16
Sushi burrito food truck opening brick-and-mortar spot in Minneapolis skyway

Sushi burrito food truck opening brick-and-mortar spot in Minneapolis skyway

Bibuta will land in Gaviidae Common in October.