Business
October 13
Dipankar Mukherjee, Meena Natarajan (both of Pangea World Theater), Ruhel Islam (owner of Gandhi Mahal) and Riz Prakasim (business manager of Gandhi M

Gandhi Mahal owner hopes to help heal Lake Street community while rebuilding restaurant

Along with Pangea Theater, he hopes to open the Center for Peace and Social Justice, a near-14,000-square-foot development that would include the Indian restaurant, a theater for Pangea, and co-working and incubation space for businesses owned by people of color.
Taste
October 13
All Saints opened in the former Bardo.

Now open: All Saints in Minneapolis makes the most of its location – and wood-burning grill

Two Esker Grove veterans have transformed the Minneapolis space that was most recently home to Bardo.
Taste
October 13
A squash soup that’s savory, not sweet.

Fall is the right time for squash soup

Sausage and beans add savoriness and substance to a typically sweet seasonal soup.
Taste
October 13
Orange wines look to capture the textures of red wines with the freshness of whites.

Orange is the new rosé: These white wines drink like a red

In recent years, dozens of orange wines have shown up on Minnesota liquor store shelves and restaurant lists.
Taste
October 13
Ring in fall suppers with a roasted chicken-vegetable combination.

This chicken and vegetable recipe practically cooks itself

A trip to the farmers market and a little technique is all that's required for this quick meal.
Eat & Drink
October 13
Owamni opened in July along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.

Owamni, Sooki & Mimi make New York Times' top restaurant list

The two Minneapolis restaurants were among the Times' "50 places in America we're most excited about right now."
Taste
October 9
The Drive In is easy to find, just look for the gigantic rotating mug of root beer.

These 5 restaurants belong on the itineraries of autumn-leaves gazers

Follow the colors through Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Taste
October 8
Vegetable toast from A-Side Public House.

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

The Taste team shares the highlights of their weekly dining experiences.
Taste
October 8
Heather Dalzen and Brad Ptacek are looking to open their Band Box diner after an 18-month hiatus.

Fans are rallying to save Minneapolis' oldest diner, the Band Box

The historic diner has been closed since the start of the pandemic and its owners are now getting a financial boost from its supporters.
Taste
October 6
Newcastle Brown Ale is among the most familiar of the English brown ales.

Toasty brown ales are the perfect all-around beer for food pairing

As the leaves change color, so does the beer we're drinking.
Taste
October 6
Make curried chickpeas as a side dish for dinner — and turn it into a vegan sandwich for tomorrow’s lunch.

4 ways to make today's dinner into tomorrow's lunch

A little planning will go a long way to avoiding ho-hum lunches.
Taste
October 6
A chile vinaigrette adds a bite to seared cabbage.

Keep local cabbage on hand for soups, stir-fries and last-minute side dishes

When paired with a spicy vinaigrette, seared cabbage adds heat to fall meals.
Eat & Drink
October 6
Slice pizza is now open.

New pizza-by-the-slice shop now open on E. Hennepin in Minneapolis

Opening soon: Pagoda is relocating to Roseville.
Taste
October 6
Annette Gustafson’s Cinnamon Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies were a 2020 finalist.

Deadline for holiday cookie contest quickly approaching

Submitting your recipe is the first step to winning the 19th annual Star Tribune's Holiday Cookie Contest.
Variety
October 6
A CHX meal featured hand-breaded chicken, biscuits, fries, cajun honey slaw and their signature sauce.

After only 90 days with a storefront, CHX has closed in Uptown Minneapolis

The restaurant began as a ghost kitchen and took a chance on brick-and-mortar.
Variety
October 4
Angela Fida at her Dari-ette Drive-In on St. Paul’s Minnehaha Avenue in 2015.

St. Paul's 70-year-old Dari-ette Drive-In closes

The East Side summer hotspot was one of the Twin Cities' last remaining drive-in restaurants.
Taste
October 1
Caramel apple from Abdallah Candies

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

The Taste team shares the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Taste
October 1
Streets were filled with shoppers at the Nicollet Farmers Market on a Thursday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis.

There are just a few more weeks for these 40 Twin Cities outdoor farmers markets

As the seasons change, so do the vendors' offerings.
Taste
October 1
Vanilla Bean Sables from Sarah Kieffer’s “Baking for the Holidays.”

For bakers, it's the most wonderful time of the year

Twin Cities author and blogger Sarah Kieffer celebrates the season with her new cookbook, "Baking for the Holidays."
Eat & Drink
September 30
Mother Dough will replace the skyway-level Peace Coffee in downtown Minneapolis.

Fhima family to open new bakery/cafe in former Peace Coffee shops in downtown Mpls.

The bakery/cafe setup will take over two former Peace Coffee locations in the Capella Tower.