Erik Forsberg

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Devil's Advocate announces plans to expand

    See also:Devil's Advocate, a new restaurant, now has a name and a chefDevil's Advocate keeps it simpleWhen Devil's Advocate opened this summer, it focused on a single food item and relegated service to its sleek and cozy bar area. As colder temps set in and force more Nicollet Mall area diners indoo ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 27, 2012

    Devil's Advocate keeps it simple

    The new Minneapolis pub focuses on meatballs and beer

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Devil's Advocate has an opening date

    Plagued by delays, the new Devil's Advocate in the former Inn/Hell's Kitchen space is getting closer to opening its doors. After some construction snafus, including a severed floor joint that caused the kitchen to sink into the basement (and you thought you had a rough work day), the space has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    The Ugly Mug will become Jackson's Hole

    ​The Ugly Mug, a popular bar with a punny name on Third Street North in the Warehouse District, will be taken over by new owner Billy Jackson and the After Midnight Group, and is set to reopen with the far more hilarious name Jackson's Hole, reports the Downtown Journal.The After Midnight Group is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Devil's Advocate, a new downtown restaurant, now has a name and a chef

    Will the Devil's Advocate be a great new downtown neighborhood bar?​Erik Forsberg's new gastropub being planned for the former Inn/Subo/Hell's Kitchen space in downtown Minneapolis will be called Devil's Advocate, the Downtown Journal reports.  The restaurant is expected to open as a pub-type ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Out of the Inn--where are they now?

    What has happened to the talented staff since the Inn closed its doors?​Certain restaurants create a mythology that lives on long after the lights have gone out. These restaurants become a symbol of a special place and time, a nostalgia that inspires late-night tales over too many cocktails of "Ma ... More >>