The carne asada at Petite León in Minneapolis’ Kingfield neighborhood.

Review: Minneapolis' Petite León redefines the local neighborhood eatery

Chef Jorge Guzmán's cozy restaurant proves that local hangouts can be fine dining, too.

Travail Collective quietly opens ice cream and burger shop in northeast Mpls.

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An Oklahoma-style cheeseburger from Dream Creamery, a new ice cream parlor in northeast Minneapolis.
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May 13
Beef and plantain arepa with Hola sauce tastes even better on a patio.

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The Taste team shares the highlights of recent dining experiences.
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May 13
Do you miss Solera? Now you can get the croquettes from the former Spanish tapas restaurant at a subterranean speakeasy-style bar in Mendota.

Nostalgia is on the menu at Twin Cities restaurants

Both chefs and diners have found comfort in bringing classic dishes back to the table.
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May 11
The Weissen Sour is a contemplative drink that is well-suited for late-summer sipping.

Craft beer and craft cocktails are a winning combination for warm-weather drinking

Light and refreshing, these recipes will keep you sipping from spring through late summer.
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May 11
A menu sampling of Revival Smoked Meats, which opens May 14.

Restaurant news: Revival Smoked Meats opens this week in Minneapolis

Plus 6 other restaurant openings you should know about.
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May 11
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. won big at the World Beer Cup awards.

5 Minnesota breweries are among the best in the world

Regional beers won three gold and three bronze medals at the World Beer Cup.
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May 6
Potato Mozza at CrunCheese Korean Hot Dog.

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May 5
The bone-In pork chop, prepared with an herb brine, miso apple compote, and crispy onions at The Creekside Supper Club Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Minn

Review: At Minneapolis' Creekside Supper Club, charm greets you like an old friend

With its wood paneling, relish trays and creamy dessert drinks, the Minneapolis restaurant is supper-club chic.
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May 4
Black Sheep pizza will only be available on one side of the river.

Black Sheep pizza closes in St. Paul

Plus other openings, closings and restaurant news.
Eat & Drink
May 4
Sandcastle, the beloved lakeside eatery from Doug Flicker and Amy Greeley’s Sandcastle begins its final victory lap.

One last summer for Sandcastle, the popular Minneapolis eatery on Lake Nokomis

Amy Greeley and Doug Flicker's seasonal restaurant opens May 12 for its final year in business.
Eat & Drink
May 4
The Memorial Day grill kit from GK at Home features a smoked rib-eye.

Grill kits, visiting chefs and river cruises: Book your summer fun now

If you're seeking culinary adventures, it pays to plan ahead.
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May 4
Don’t miss the Arabes-style tacos from El Travieso Taqueria.

Where to get great authentic Mexican food at 22 Twin Cities area restaurants

The contributions of Mexican Minnesotans have made our culinary landscape richer — and tastier.
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May 2
Sunshine-colored rice porridge with an array of mix-ins at the new Kalsada in St. Paul.

Restaurant roll call: The latest openings and closings in the Twin Cities

What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.
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April 29
Chef Daniel del Prado’s newest project will be on the water in Wayzata.

Daniel del Prado's next restaurant will open on Lake Minnetonka this summer

The prolific chef and restaurateur dips into magic realism and Latin cuisine with Macanda.
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April 29
Sunshine-colored rice porridge with an array of mix-ins at the new Kalsada in St. Paul.

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April 28
Meal kits from Red Rabbit and Red Cow can take the work out of planning Mother’s Day brunch.

Take and bake or dining in, 21 ideas for Mother's Day brunch in the Twin Cities

Let local restaurants step in for Mother's Day, with dine-in or take-and-bake options.
Eat & Drink
April 27
Ring in spring with a sparkling wine tasting at the Rand Tower Hotel’s fifth-floor Garden Room.

5 things to put on your Twin Cities culinary calendar

From sipping bubbles and planting trees to Cinco de Mayo and supporting Ukraine, there's something for all tastes.
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April 27
Nordic Waffles owner Stine Aasland is shifting her business for online expansion.

It's last call for hot waffles as Nordic Waffles closes Rosedale location

Plus a Mendota speakeasy, proletariat bagels and on-the-job culinary training.
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April 27
Known for its diamond-shaped pizzas, Boludo is now open in its new, larger location.

6 new pizza places in the Twin Cities area (and beyond) you need to know about

From Wrecktangle's new stand-alone home to pizza on a farm, check out these winners.
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April 25
The neon lights are going out at this good time boil.

Grand Catch in St. Paul is closing after 4 years

The last day for the spicy seafood boil eatery on Grand Avenue is April 30.
Eat & Drink
April 25
The most famous potato salad in the history of Minneapolis is back.

First look: Minneapolis Club ushers in a new era as its nod to Charlie's Cafe opens to the public

Chef Jamie Malone helped re-create a menu from the storied Charlie's Cafe Exceptionale, and the Minneapolis Club is opening it up to everyone.