Tricia Cornell

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  • 4 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The people have spoken. And they want roast beef. And doughnuts. And popsicles. Time will tell whether they also want soul food delivered to their door or a new Irish pub in downtown Buffalo, Minnesota. If they do, there's an easy way to vote: The...

  • 4 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    You know what your average steakhouse needs? A little joie de vivre. A touch of lightheartedness. Not a crazy carnival of forced Fun! Fun! Fun!, just a genuine smile to cut through the stuffiness and a little something in the atmosphere that says,...

  • 4 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Flattery, it is true, goes a long way. And it's definitely flattering that an upscale dining chain with well-known outposts in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami has chosen Minneapolis as its first non-coastal location. Rosa Mexicano got a lot ...

  • 4 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    A few things I learned at Pat's Tap: 1. Skeeball and darts don't mix. 2. Never underestimate the thirst south Minneapolitans have for local beers. 3. We have come to expect a lot of the Bartmann mini-empire, and most of the time it delivers. 4. Ye...

  • 4 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The Twin Cities long ago got the memo that Japanese food isn't just about sushi and sashimi. We have Tanpopo, a relaxing and refreshing temple to the holy chewy noodle, in Lowertown. We've got 100 percent authentic teishoku meals (think of them as...

  • 8 years ago | Books

    Heather McElhatton isn't a morbidly obese concubine with a thing for primates. How's that for free will?

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