As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2014, coming April 16, the Hot Dish is serving up 100 of our favorite local dishes. Peruse the menu at almost any of our local finer dining establishments and you'll be sure to find some starter, raw bar item, or entree that features the scallop. It ... More >>
After taking the summer months to settle in, Marin Restaurant & Bar at the Chambers Hotel has decided to ramp up its offerings and add weekend brunch service.The NoCal-inspired restaurant does mostly low-cal elegance, but brunch is a time to indulge and get all your food groups into one killer m ... More >>
NOW OPENBluestem Bar & Table (City Pages review)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin (City Pages review)237 E. 7th St., St. PaulThe Hideout3301 Central Ave. NE, MinneapolisIzzy's Ice Cream - new Mill District location1100 2nd St. S., MinneapolisKitty Corner Cafe806 Washington A ... More >>
How to live without wheat in the metro
NOW OPENBlack Walnut Bakery (City Pages review) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Bluestem Bar & Table (City Pages preview)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin 237 E. 7th St., St. PaulFrench Corner Bakery & Bistro 1200 Nicollet Ave., Minneapo ... More >>
It's been a sultry and steamy summer week, the perfect time for extra cold sips and delicious bites. Find out what's happening around town with this week's Hot Dish.~Wondering where to eat for summer Restaurant Week? Here are a few of our top picks. ~A fruity rum drink from the Strip Club, flav ... More >>
The new Chambers Hotel restaurant champions healthy Bay Area-inspired cuisine
NOW OPENBlack Walnut Bakery (City Pages review) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Bluestem Bar & Table (City Pages preview)2610 Lyndale Ave. S., MinneapolisThe Buttered Tin237 E. 7th St., St. PaulCossetta's Pasticceria (City Pages review)211 7th St. W., St. PaulFrench Corne ... More >>
NOW OPEN Burch Steakhouse (City Pages review) Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, Minneapolis Black Walnut Bakery (City Pages preview) Pop-up and at Minneapolis Farmers Market Daily Diner Frogtown (City Pages review) 615 University Ave., St. Paul Hello Pizza (City Pages review) ... More >>
NOW OPEN Burch Steakhouse (City Pages review) Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, Minneapolis Daily Diner Frogtown (City Pages preview) 615 University Ave., St. Paul Glam Doll Donuts (City Pages review) 2605 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis Gigi's Cupcakes (City Pages coverage) 7722 Olson Memorial Highway, Gol ... More >>
OPEN612Brew (City Pages coverage)945 Broadway St. NE, MinneapolisBorough and Parlour (City Pages review)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub Longfellow (City Pages preview)3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBurch Steakhouse (City Pages review)Corner of Franklin & Henne ... More >>
It's a given that Minnesota-based music lovers will eventually see a live show at one of the best venues in the country, First Avenue. The hundreds of silver stars on the gritty black walls of the club provide but a small sampling of the legendary bands passing through, and Prince assuredly put the ... More >>
OPENBorough and Parlour (City Pages review)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub Longfellow (City Pages preview)3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBurch Steakhouse (City Pages preview)Corner of Franklin & Hennepin, MinneapolisChez Arnaud (City pages review)1085 Grand Ave., S ... More >>
OPENBorough and Parlour (City Pages preview)730 Washington Ave. N., MinneapolisBlue Door Pub -- additional location3448 42nd Ave. S., MinneapolisBeacon Public House (City Pages review)615 Washington Ave. SE, MinneapolisBullpen Sports Saloon (City Pages coverage)395 Robert St. N., St. ... More >>
A little birdie (who happens to be a part of the back of house staff at this very restaurant) told the Hot Dish that D'Amico Kitchen at the Chambers Hotel will be doing its very last service on Sunday, January 13.Here's a bit more from the rumor mill.See also:D'Amico Kitchen's chicory salad: 100 Fav ... More >>
School's in session, the sun is setting earlier in the evening, and there's a distinct chill in the early morning air. There's no denying it--autumn is upon us. Gone are the days when all you feel like eating are crisp salads and cups of frozen yogurt. Whether you're looking to fuel up for fall s ... More >>
Photo: Steve Neuharth, Michelle LeonReason No. 11: Chefs like Doug Flicker at Piccolo create food that doesn't just impress--it inspires. When Anthony Bourdain last year told his TV audience on No Reservations that his experience at Doug Flicker's south Minneapolis restaurant Piccolo was "far ... More >>
D'Amico ousts Wolfgang Puck from the Walker. "It's true," says Richard D'Amico, when asked about Heavy Table's anonymous report that his restaurant group would be ousting 20.21 from its prime digs at the Walker Art Center. D'Amico says he was recently approached by a Walker consultant, alon ... More >>
Ice, ice babyWe at the Hot Dish love a good ice carving, so we thought we'd check out the new "ice chamber" at the Chambers Hotel. Made of 60 blocks of ice and weighing in at 12,000 pounds, the structure is lit from within and graced with friendly bartendresses wearing white puffy coats and other ... More >>
The Chambers Hotel, where D'Amico Kitchen is run by chef Justin Frederick.Here's the final installment of our chef chat with Justin Frederick of D'Amico Kitchen. (Here are parts 1 and 2 of the interview, for the latecomers.) Today Frederick talks about his favorite restaurants across the cou ... More >>
The Chambers Hotel, where D'Amico Kitchen is run by chef Justin Frederick.Today we bring you the second part of our chef chat with Justin Frederick of D'Amico Kitchen in downtown Minneapolis. (Here's part 1.) Yesterday Frederick told us about his sources of inspiration and how he ended up as ... More >>
The Chambers Hotel, where D'Amico Kitchen is run by chef Justin Frederick.Justin Frederick, who took over D'Amico Kitchen at Chambers Hotel this summer, became a chef in a simpler, or at least cheaper, time. Comparing himself to recent culinary school graduates who emerge with tens of thousan ... More >>
(Pictured: Kokoon Spring 2010)With MN Fashion Week in full swing, this is an excellent weekend to check out some of the free fashion parties around town, from a charity events to high fashion to t-shirt sales. But don't worry if you're not a fashionista; there are plenty of other cool events for ... More >>
If we had all the space and time in the world we would never stop typing, so after the jump we have tons of great stuff that didn't make the print edition. Check out our expanded list of MN Fashion Week events, popular dance parties, and other events worthy of your time and dollar.
Sea Change, Anchor Fish & Chips among favorite new spots
Ice ice baby! The Chambers Hotel ice bar opens today.
A guy starts to unbutton his chef's coat and....Live streaming video from D'Amico Kitchen's kitchen.
Famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is replaced at the Chambers—now what?
Known as the "second mayor," she controls downtown development
Chambers Hotel has reinvented and resurrected.
Auriga has closed—and so have Five and Levain. Is Minneapolis over?
The brand new Chambers Kitchen headed by Jean-Georges Vongerichten is good—but is it good enough?
Jean Georges sets up shop across from Solera while Soho hipsters attempt recapture of Loring Park
Sweet compliments all around, except for one big spoonful of medicine to make the sugar go down