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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 www.neighborsagainstporkys.blogspot.com can finally go dark. The Downtown Journal reports th ... More >>
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 >>
All falafels are not created equal. See how two restaurants style up some fried legumes.
One could spend an entire day at the fair without eating locally grown food
Restaurant does the fussy Italian dish right—but not at lunch
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