Remodeled, relocated, and ready to serve
Lisa GulyaBlackbird Café's new digs at 38th and NicolletBlackbird Café is back! Don't worry; the antlers are, too. The Hot Dish stopped by during opening week to give you a peek at the new space. Owners Gail Mollner and Chris Stevens outfitted the corner of 38th and Nicollet with, yes, the ... More >>
Sit down. Take a load off. Read Hot Dish. It's the final weekend before the holiday season truly kicks off, so be sure to get some rest and relaxation in now. Kick off your shoes, settle into your comfy couch and pull these lovely Hot Dish stories in close. They will make you laugh and cry and ev ... More >>
Michelle BruchChef Chris Stevens is back in the kitchen. Blackbird Chef Chris Stevens spends 80-hour work weeks at his restaurant, but there was a time not too long ago when he had real vacation time. In fact, he was perfectly happy working in mosquito control before his partner Gail Moll ... More >>
Michelle BruchChef Chris Stevens overhauled the old Blackbird menu. Blackbird is back, and we sat down with chef Chris Stevens for an early look at the menu. The restaurant shut down in February after a grease fire destroyed a line of businesses at 50th and Bryant. Blackbird reopened for dinne ... More >>
Michelle BruchBlackbird Chef Chris Stevens is back in business. After a devastating fire in February burned Blackbird to the ground, the restaurant is back, complete with much of the original menu, almost all the original staff, and even the original moose antlers that were rescued from the ... More >>
Lisa GulyaThe intersection of 38th and Nicollet: Blackbird Cafe will open on the southwest corner, pictured in the lower left-hand corner. Since signing the lease on a new space at 38th and Nicollet two weeks ago, Blackbird Cafe co-owners Gail Mollner and Chris Stevens have been busy with ne ... More >>
...and crossing our fingers for their second comings.
There's still tickets available for "culinary evenings" with ASID.
The New Blackbird Café in Southwest Minneapolis Is as Personal as a Diary, as Likable as a Hand-Knit Sweater