Falafel King

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    MN State Fair gluten-free food guide

    As the countdown to the Great Minnesota get-together winds down, we're readying our stomachs for the fried-goodies and onslaught to pronto pups. For those of us who eschew gluten, the Northland Celiacs Support Group has pulled together a comprehensive list of all the gluten-free options at the fair. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon April '13

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Month in Review: Open, closed, coming soon March '13

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Subway serving falafel, fast-food restaurants fail to "stay in their place"

    A falafel foot-long? Is Subway too far out of its wheelhouse?​The Hot Dish recently reported on fast food eateries' plans to add more gluttonous dishes to their menus in 2011. But some of the additions--Taco Bell's partnerships with Cinnabon and Jimmy Dean to add new breakfast items, Dunkin' Don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Restaurant Roll Call, 2010

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon December '10

    Warm up! Two coffee shops and a tea bar opened this month.​ OPEN Steepery Tea Bar (783 Radio Dr., Woodbury) Peace Coffee (33rd and Minnehaha, Minneapolis) Jack's (former Java Jacks at 46th/Bryant, Minneapolis) Dogwood Coffee (Calhoun Square, Minneapolis) Falafel King, (former Porky's on Centra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon November '10

    Amu's Madras, Scusi, and more joined us this month...​OPEN Whisky Park, 15 S. Fifth St., Minneapolis Malone's Bar & Grill, 12635 Elm Creek Blvd N., Maple Grove Chocolate Celeste, 652 Transfer Ave., St. Paul Hibachi Buffet, 111 E. Lake St., Minneapolis Amu's Madras Cafe, 4920 Central Ave. NE, C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Falafel King to replace Porky's NE location

    photo courtesy Falafel KingFouad Masroujeh will replace pork cutlets with gyros.​The logistical debacle that was Porky's NE at 1851 Central Ave. NE has finally come to a close and perhaps now the blog can finally go dark. The Downtown Journal reports th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Taste of Minnesota's best eats and drinks: a critic's guide

    This year's Taste should be the tastiest in recent memory.​The irony of the Taste of Minnesota celebration, coming up this weekend on Harriet Island, is that a festival that started out promoting Minnesota food ended up morphing into one of generic pronto pups and cotton candy. (The same cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Food Fight: Falafel King vs. Wally's falafel

    All falafels are not created equal. See how two restaurants style up some fried legumes.

  • Restaurants

    September 2, 2009

    How Minnesotan is the State Fair's fare?

    One could spend an entire day at the fair without eating locally grown food

  • Restaurants

    July 1, 2009

    Lyn-Lake's Risotto is affordably and casually chic

    Restaurant does the fussy Italian dish right—but not at lunch

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Cheap chow now: $25 dining certificates for $10?

    We thought it was too good to be true, too. Check this site, plus other offers courtesy of the Strib's supreme saver, John Ewoldt.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    Ten Things I'll Miss About Uptown Eating

    A former Uptown resident briefly mourns a pile of no-longer-walkable neighborhood kibble.

  • Restaurants

    February 21, 2007

    Olive You

    Dear Dara takes on the salty, savory, occasionally even burning issue of olive bars in our time

  • News

    May 1, 2002
  • Books

    October 18, 2000

    Uptown Girl

    Minneapolis City Council member Lisa McDonald wants to bring the good life to Lyn-Lake

  • Restaurants

    November 12, 1997