Starting on Thursday, June 20, and continuing through the weekend, the solstice storms swept through the Twin Cities, tearing down more than 2,000 trees in Minneapolis alone and knocking out power to more than 600,000 Xcel Energy customers -- including many local restaurants.For restaurants, being w ... More >>
More than just a summer festival celebrating our favorite bulb, the Minnesota Garlic Festival is also a fundraiser to benefit rural Minnesota farmers for all the work they do to feed us so well. Filled with music, local foods, arts, general merriment, and 100 kinds of garlic (!) the festival also ... More >>
A common problem at Common Roots: deciding what to order.Today Common Roots celebrates three years in business with a week-long anniversary special (July 7-14): Order two items from the dinner menu and get a third item of equal or lesser value free. The new menu looks interesting/ambitious ... More >>
A by-the-numbers look at the Uptown cafe's commitment to sustainability...
Common Roots was spared by less than a foot today when a semi swerved off Lyndale just short of the restaurant.
An Uptown cafe makes eco-chic look easy