Squash tart at Owamni by The Sioux Chef in Minneapolis, Minn.

Review: Owamni empowers chef Sean Sherman and the Indigenous food he's famous for

The Minneapolis restaurant is garnering international attention, but to call it the "hot new" restaurant is a disservice. ⋆⋆⋆ ½

Fox 9's Jason Matheson will revive dormant drag bar in northeast Minneapolis

December 2
Radio and TV personality Jason Matheson is one of the new owners of Lush.
The popular media personality is reopening Lush, and there will be biscuits.

Opening soon: New Edina restaurant aims to capture the spirit of New Orleans

December 1
Mr. Paul’s Supper Club, still under construction, opens Dec. 3 in Edina.
Mr. Paul's Supper Club opens on Friday and pays homage to the Crescent City with its food, drink and decor.
Business
December 1
Seven Points, the shopping center at Lake and Hennepin, is adding a restaurant with a mini-golf theme.

New mini-golf restaurant Arts & Rec will open at Uptown's Seven Points

A new restaurant with mini golf, a rooftop sculpture garden and a performance space is in the works at the Uptown shopping center.
Eat & Drink
December 1
Sarah and Brian Ingram’s Woodfire Cantina has closed.

St. Paul's Woodfired Cantina has closed at Keg and Case

The former wood-fueled eatery will now provide seating for other food hall vendors.
Eat & Drink
November 30
The caboose outside Broadway Bar & Pizza on the Minneapolis riverfront near downtown.

Minneapolis' riverfront Broadway Pizza has closed — and it's moving into a downtown pub

The iconic caboose will get a new life at a museum. Plus, more restaurant news.
Eat & Drink
November 24
Smack Shack will open Dec. 7 in Bloomington

These 8 restaurants are joining the Twin Cities dining scene

Smack Shack comes to the south metro, Shake Shack comes to the north metro, and Dinkytown is set to get mochi doughnuts.
Magazine
November 23
Sooki & Mimi’s new basement bar is accessed through a door with a light in the alley alongside the restaurant.

Slip into these 3 Twin Cities area speakeasies

These hidden gems offer an air of mystery — and good cocktails.
Magazine
November 22
Keep your wine-loving guests on their toes with these six picks.

6 wines that will surprise and delight your holiday guests

Prepare your wine selection for the holidays with these festive and unexpected gems.
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Eat & Drink
November 19
D’Amico Catering is offering a meal with all the trimmings.

These 38 Twin Cities area restaurants are serving takeout Thanksgiving dinners

There's no need to cook with these prepared holiday favorites.
Taste
November 19
Pepperoni slice at Joey Nova’s.

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

Our food writers share the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Taste
November 18
A trio of amuse on the tasting menu at Myriel in St. Paul.

Review: St. Paul restaurant Myriel masters the art of improvisation

Chef Karyn Tomlinson's talent and connections to local farms both run deep.
Variety
November 17
Our Taste experts tell you how to make the most of your Thanksgiving meal

Our Taste experts tell you how to make the most of your Thanksgiving meal

Find the best way to make a turkey, the most delicious desserts, great cider pairings and much more.
Taste
November 17
Last year’s Glow Holiday Festival at the fairgrounds proved to be a popular attraction.

4 tasty events in the Twin Cities area to kick off the holiday season

From State Fair food and lights to holiday traditions, here are some fun ways to get into the spirit.
Eat & Drink
November 17
It’s the changing of the culinary guard at the Lexington.

St. Paul's Lexington has a new chef in charge

Chef Jack Riebel has turned over the culinary reins to Nick O'Leary.
Taste
November 17
A rendering of Wineside, a hybrid liquor store, wine bar and grocery store that is taking over a former Champps in Minnetonka in 2022.

6 restaurant openings and closings you should know about in the Twin Cities area

That includes a new liquor store-wine bar-grocery store hybrid coming to Minnetonka.
Eat & Drink
November 17
Pair a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with a selection from Number 12 Cider in Minneapolis.

5 cider pairings for your Thanksgiving feast

Whether your meals are traditional or exotic, there's a cider that's right for the occasion.
Taste
November 16
Lela in Bloomington is offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner for $39.

18 Twin Cities area restaurants that are serving Thanksgiving dinner

Go ahead, let someone else do the cooking this year.
Taste
November 12
Biscuit sandwich at Butter Bakery Cafe

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

Our food writers share the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Taste
November 11
Cinnamon rolls come with varying degrees of sweetness.

10 great cinnamon and caramel rolls from Twin Cities area bakeries

It's ooey-gooey comfort food season, and these all fit the bill.
Taste
November 11
Summit Brewing in St. Paul held a celebration in October marking its 35th anniversary.

After 35 years, St. Paul's Summit Brewing is still going strong

The company started with its Extra Pale Ale when craft breweries were barely off the ground. Now it's one of about 180 in the state.
Eat & Drink
November 10
Wisconsin cheese and cider fondue with “dippers” — focaccia, Honeycrisp apples, broccolini and hash brown sticks — is on the menu at Churchill

4 new restaurants across the Twin Cities area you'll want to try

From Bloomington to Shoreview, there are more options for metro area diners.
Taste
November 9
Cardigan Donuts’ expansion to the IDS Center includes doughnut sandwiches with house-made ice cream.

Cardigan Donuts is expanding in downtown Minneapolis

Expanding from City Center, Cardigan is "doubling down on downtown."