So, is Minneapolis over? That's been the question on everyone's sad, Syrah-stained lips ever since the winter massacre, when our fine-dining standard-bearers Auriga, Levain, and Five all flamed out in the brief space between Thanksgiving and Groundhog Day. Would Minneapolis look back on our brief time in the food-pioneer sun the way Marine on St. Croix looked back on their years as lumber barons? Surveys say no—or at least my surveys of local movers and shakers say no. There are a lot of very interesting restaurants on the horizon, and they all have two things in common: lunch-bucket prices and executive-suite... More >>>