It's the third location for chef/owner Alex Roberts' popular ode to rotisserie chicken, slow-roasted pork, fried catfish, the city's best cornbread, Cheddar-infused grits and other takeout-friendly delights.
812 W. 46th St., Mpls., 612-315-3395, brasa.us
La Delicious Bread
Chef/owner Brandon Vang is lighting up a former Tim Hortons outlet with baguettes, croissants, tarts, éclairs, cream puffs, macarons and other temptations, plus a half-dozen bánh mì. A long coffee menu, too.
2158 Rice St., Maplewood, 651-797-4620, ladeliciousbread.com
Pick up an ever-changing variety of family-style dinners twice a week (Tuesday and Friday) that are built around chef/owner Gustavo Romero's artisanal tortillas. Vegetarian and vegan options available.
1222 NE. 2nd St., Mpls., nixtampls.com
Northern Fires Pizza
After generating a fan base with his mobile operation, chef/owner Arie Peisert has christened a year-round, brick-and-mortar outlet — takeout only — for his first-rate wood-fired pizzas.
1839 E. 42nd St., Mpls., 612-424-1428, northernfirespizza.com