Notice the sign proclaiming, "burgers, sandwiches, salad." Melch's Meat Wagon isn't aiming for the veg obsessed or flexitarians. This truck is here to woo the carnivores. Anyone craving a fat, juicy burger topped with all the accoutrements will be happy to find this bull adorned mobile business ... More >>
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com re ... More >>
To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list.
Tim McKee's fingerprints are scattered around the Twin Cities. And we all eat better because of it. The first Minnesotan to be anointed Best Chef: Midwest by the James Be ... More >>
Yael GrauerThese burgers are delicious.Any new burger joint in Uptown would pique my interest, and My Burger was no exception. Located just next to the Yogurt Lab on 3100 Excelsior Blvd. in Uptown, My Burger boasts a brightly colored interior with a lot of green and orange and a smattering of mod ... More >>
Michelle BruchWhat's behind the Rachel's sign? We'd been waiting for years--what, four of them?--for John Rimarcik to open the East Hennepin restaurant's doors. Finally, this spring, it happened.
We were very curious to find out how Rachel's would fit in with other other nearby restaurants. ... More >>
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We at the Hot Dish are the kind of people who take things like Hamburger Month very seriously. For example, we pre-ordered our buns before Christmas and have our mustard flown in from a Bavarian abbey where monks grind the ... More >>
from thelowbrowmpls.comOver the last 10 years, something interesting seems to be happening to neighborhood businesses in the Twin Cities: As the record stores and video stores have struggled and shuttered, those funky, creative people who would have stood behind the counter and made obscure recomme ... More >>
PendoodleFlint Keller's cell phone rang yesterday morning while he was teaching his fourth grade class at Richardson Elementary School. It was his wife, Jenny. She said Roseville police had just called.
They thought they'd found the family dog, Pendoodle.
The Keller family's hunt for the dog si ... More >>
Think you can design a better burger than the Twin Cities' best?St. Paul's most bodacious burger joint, the Blue Door Pub, is holding another one of its Burger of the Moment contests, asking fans to let their "creative meat juices flow" and design a new Blue Door jucy lucy, or "Blucy."
The ... More >>
The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't.
Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>
Harry's lost its lease.One of the city's first gourmet burger bars, Harry's Food and Cocktails, lost its lease at 500 Washington Avenue South. Harry's pre-dated the great burger boom of 2009, and got off to a hot start with a menu designed by opening chef Steven Brown. After Brown left, some ... More >>
Five Guys expands beyond Edina.The former East Bank building at 1413 Fourth Street SE in Dinkytown will soon have peanut shells all over the floors when the popular burger joint Five Guys moves in this fall.
The Virginia-based chain has something of a cult following nationally (even our heal ... More >>
http://americanburgerbar.com/Burger patriotism at its best: American Burger BarThe guys behind American Burger Bar in downtown St. Paul have snapped up the awkward-shaped, possibly-cursed former Mahnattan's space at Eighth and Hennepin/LaSalle in downtown Minneapolis (previously a Pizza Nea) ... More >>