Spending an evening at a great wine bar is one of life's most elegant, refined, and enjoyable dining experiences. Whether you're rediscovering a favorite wine; exploring little traveled regions, wineries, or varietals; seeking a perfect match of food and beverage; or just relaxing in good company, T ... More >>
It's a Saturday morning after a successful trip to the St. Paul Farmers Market. You got your fresh flowers, snap peas, and bunches of basil, but now you've worked up an appetite and are craving a sit-down breakfast that doesn't leave grease on your spoon. Sorry, Mickey's -- not always in the mood to ... More >>
Looking out on Mears ParkWhen the Hot Dish hangs in St. Paul, generally a visit to a few Lowertown haunts ensues. Whether on the search for a glass of wine or a decent nibble, the options are getting better in this 'hood every year. But our goal is beyond just good food and drink--we want a barga ... More >>
More new restaurants are crowding into Lowertown St. Paul.Rebecca Illingworth launched Bin Wine Bar in Lowertown St. Paul about this time last year, and she's already looking to open a second restaurant, Chilango Cantina, around the corner on East Seventh Street. touched base with Illingworth ... More >>
The beautiful bar at BinBin Wine Bar400 Sibley St., Suite 150, St. Paul651.224.9463Hours and Details:Daily, 4-7 p.m.Buy 2 cheeses, get 1 free$4 La Baronne Rouge and La Baronne Blanc wines by the glass$3 Grain Belt and Grain Belt LightMears Park has a variety of spots where you can grab a drink an ... More >>
Bin Wine BarPot Brownie (get it?)Hello, readers. We have really enjoyed giving you the Dish all week long with so many food and drink happenings in our little world. Here are a few highlights of this week's news:~Now is the season to stock up like little squirrels for the winter, time to buy a wh ... More >>
Bin Wine BarGet high legally--on chocolate, anywayThat got your attention, didn't it? While you won't get anything except a sugar high from Bin Wine Bar's terra cotta-wrapped dessert, its novelty doesn't show signs of fading anytime soon. "In the last two weeks, I've probably sold a couple hundre ... More >>
Removable outdoor seating proposed in St. Paul.Yesterday, at Bin Wine Bar in Lowertown, city officials and business owners discussed a collaborative effort to address a lack of outdoor seating. Looking to duplicate efforts in San Francisco and New York, San Francisco architect Riyad Ghannam was i ... More >>
A photo slideshow gives a sneak peak into the new Lowertown wine bar.
January is traditionally the season of restaurant closings, and this one's no different. We took a big hit...
More openings than closings this month--plus lots on the drawing board. A nice way to kick off 2010!
St. Paul nightlife's taking off: Lowertown's getting a wine bar.