Eat & Drink
July 7
Fuji-Ya.

Fuji Ya, one of Minneapolis' first Japanese restaurants, closes after 60 years

Pioneering riverfront sushi spot later moved to Lyn-Lake, where it has been a mainstay since 2000.
Eat & Drink
July 7
In Bloom, located in St. Paul’s Keg and Case Market, featured a dramatic 20-foot wood-burning hearth.

In Bloom, the four-star anchor to St. Paul's Keg and Case Market, has closed

The fine dining restaurant, which focused on hearth cooking, opened in 2018.
Eat & Drink
July 5
The patio at the new Handsome Hog in St. Paul.

Place these 6 Twin Cities patios on your outdoor dining list

Patio dining is more essential than ever before. Here are some spots to try.
Eat & Drink
July 4
Dwight Alexander, right, loaded chicken wings into his smoker, on the street in front of his takeout restaurant Smoke in the Pit.

'Food is how we grieve': Cooks feed mourners and demonstrators at the George Floyd memorial

Tents, carts, food trucks and trailers, grills and a smoker radiate out from this intersection-turned-memorial.
Inspired
July 3
The Dripping Root juice bar is expected to open in August in south Minneapolis.

Delayed by pandemic and unrest, new black-owned juice bar coming to south Minneapolis

"I am a black woman. I am a single mom. All odds are literally supposed to be against me. And it's happening," says owner of the Dripping Root.
Taste
July 3
Community-supported agriculture groups, or CSAs, are growing in popularity.

CSA members and fresh-food fans, join our 'Out of the Box' Facebook group

Ever at a loss for what to do with all the kohlrabi in your CSA box? Ever go crazy snapping up food at the farmers market and then wonder, now what? This group is for you.
Taste
July 3

Out of the Box

Whether you are a CSA member or a farmers market devotee, we want to help you make great meals with seasonal, fresh produce. Can’t figure out what to do with those radishes or kohlrabi and various types of squash? This is the place for you.
Eat & Drink
July 3
Doughscuit from Trattoria Mucci.

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

Food writers Sharyn Jackson and Rick Nelson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Eat & Drink
July 1
Bent Paddle Venture Pils

10 easy-drinking Minnesota beers for summertime

There are plenty of options locally for the festivities.
Taste
July 1
Stuffed roasted peppers

Time to pick up some peppers

The colorful ones have the best flavors.
Variety
July 1
Gingered Thai Steak and Pepper Salad

A celebration of food, flag and each other for a flavorful July 4th

There will be fewer of us than usual at the picnic this weekend. In fact, you may be able to count everyone on one hand.…
Eat & Drink
July 1
The bar inside of Keegan's Irish Pub Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Minneapolis, MN.

Keegan's Irish Pub and Red's Savoy in Northeast are permanently closed

Facing losses from the virus, the Irish bar and the pizza restaurant have closed their doors
Eat & Drink
June 30
Rush River Produce in Maiden Rock, Wis., has acres and acres of blueberries. TOM WALLACE • Star Tribune file

Minnesota blueberry and raspberry U-pick farms are open and ready for visitors

Those blueberries and raspberries aren't going to pick themselves.
Eat & Drink
June 29
Rustica is opening its long-planned Southdale location on June 29.

Rustica bakery is opening a Southdale location next week

The new Edina location debuts on June 29.
Variety
June 27
State Fair food vendors are setting up in parking lots, vacant county fairgrounds and grassy areas all over the metro area, to draw those hungry for a

Corn dogs at the VFW, mini-donuts in a parking lot: Vendors get creative to hawk State Fair food

With the Minnesota State Fair called off, vendors are thinking outside the midway.
Eat & Drink
June 26
Cajun Finn sandwich from Northern Waters Smokehaus in Duluth.

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

Food writers Rick Nelson and Sharyn Jackson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Eat & Drink
June 26

Takeout Journal: Add these newcomers to your list

The Grocer’s Table This stylish counter-service spot boasts all kinds of appealing bells and whistles, including a tempting bakery counter and a busy wood-burning pizza…
Eat & Drink
June 25

Recipes: Classic Yogurt, Gazpacho Blanco, Classic Indian Cucumber Raita, Berry Good Smoothie

Classic Yogurt Makes 1/2 gallon.Note: "The simplest incubation chamber, and my go-to, is a small, well-insulated ice chest," writes Gianaclis Caldwell in "Homemade Yogurt &…
Eat & Drink
June 24
Future site of Petite León, opening late summer/early fall in south Minneapolis.

New restaurant by a star chef coming to former Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis

The former chef of Surly Brewing Co. and Solera returns to Twin Cities.
Recipes
June 24
Coconut Ginger Chicken Kebabs

Time to expand that outdoor cooking

Chicken kebabs are a flavorful choice for the grill.

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