Over the past 30-plus years, Heartland chef Lenny Russo has been at the helm of many Twin Cities restaurants. Here's a career timeline.
1980s: Nigel's, Rosewood Room, Stonewings, Hosteria Fiorentina, Triggers, Northland Inn.
1990s: Faegre's, Aveda, Blackberry Creek Market, Loring Cafe, New French Cafe, W.A. Frost & Co.
2000s: Heartland, Cue and Level 5 at the Guthrie.
Heartland Restaurant & Wine Bar, 289 E. 5th St., St. Paul, 651-699-3536, heartlandrestaurant.com. Open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, through Dec. 31.