A Reuben from Nighthawks Diner + Bar has a standout housemade pastrami.
Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune
A Reuben from Nighthawks Diner + Bar has a standout housemade pastrami.
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January 6, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Breakfast pizza is on the new brunch menu at Giulia in the Emery hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

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

January 13, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
The Market pizza at Bear Cave Brewing in Hopkins
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January 20, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
In boat noodle soup, a rich beef broth is perfumed with warm Burmese spices and served over rice noodles packed with fresh herbs.
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The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

January 27, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Burger Dive’s House Burger at the 1029 Bar.
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February 10, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
The Fox and Pantry is a new kind of gathering space in Plymouth.
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The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

February 17, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Come for the pizza, stay for the tasty Italian sub special at Red Wagon.

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

February 24, 2023
The Taste team shares the highlights of their recent dining experiences. (Thanks to the snowstorm, we reached back into last week, too.)
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March 3, 2023
Start the day with a handheld breakfast bite from Wee Claddagh coffee shop in St. Paul.

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
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March 10, 2023
Chicken pot pie at Hazelwood.

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team's dining diaries include sweet and savory pie, supersized sandwiches and a downtown Minneapolis day-brightener.
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March 17, 2023
Zelo is back, and so is its margherita pizza.

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

This week, the Taste team's dining diaries include revisiting an old Italian friend, dips for the ages, ramen, fish-on-a-stick and the highest-shelf Cognac.
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March 24, 2023
A new breakfast obsession: shrimp and grits at Big Biscuit Bar in Lowertown.

The 5 best things our food writers ate and drank in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
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March 31, 2023
Gobi Manchurian at Muddy Tiger Indian Bistro. Credit: Joy Summers, Star Tribune

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

From morning muffins and lunchtime sashimi to comfort food in the form of brisket, pasta and cauliflower, the Taste team shares their weekly dining experiences.
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April 14, 2023
Bar+Cart on Grand Avenue has a menu filled with foods to pair with their top-shelf bar program.

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
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April 21, 2023
The Czech burger at the Ettlin's Cafe. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune

The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
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April 28, 2023

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area this week

It was a breakfast-heavy week with an over-the-top brunch, doughnuts, savory scones and avocado toast (but in a bowl). Oh, there's meat, too.
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May 12, 2023
A vegetarian favorite from the fast-expanding local taco chain, Centro.

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area (and Duluth) this week

Cocktails and coffee in White Bear Lake, a trip to a Duluth treasure, a vegetarian favorite in St. Paul and seasonal eating in Minneapolis.
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May 19, 2023
Buttermilk ice cream from the new Herbst restaurant in St. Paul.

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The Taste team feasted on churros for breakfast, a signature ramen birria, menus filled with springy vegetables and a can't-miss cornbread ice cream.
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June 9, 2023
At Hola Arepa, tostones come with shredded beef or a vegan guacamole-black bean version. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area this week

What a week: A new-to-us cinnamon roll, soup to soothe summer ills, taste of the tropics with tostones, east metro barbecue and last call for Lowry Hill's BLT.
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June 16, 2023
The Summer Lovin’ coal-fired pie at Love Pizza.

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area (and beyond) this week

Delicious finds from a road trip to Stillwater and breakfast in Red Wing, plus a new burger to try, vegan street food and pizza — all the major food groups.
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June 23, 2023
Hi. It’s Me. I’m the cupcake. It’s me.

The 5 best things we ate in the Twin Cities area this week

The past week was powered by Swiftie cupcakes, proper bagels, a wood-fired meal along the St. Croix, a new buzzy bakery and a light summer soufflé.