JP Samuelson

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Figlio's Closing Marks a Trend for the Capricious Kaskaid Hospitality

    The newest reincarnation of Figlio, this time at the West End, will be closing its doors at the end of October. Kaskaid Hospitality, the parent company behind not only Figlio, but also Union, Crave, Urban Eatery, and Boneyard, made the announcement late last week that Figlio would be remodeled and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Top 5 restaurant breakups

    Universal PicturesIf Jennifer Aniston were Tim McKee, then who would Vince Vaughn be?​Valentine's Day is a celebration of love. But then, it's hard not to think about relationships that have gone sour. Let's open up a box of chocolates and take a stroll down memory lane of top five Twin Citi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    JP Samuelson's Sopranos: Website up, now hiring front-of-house positions

    SopranosDo you want to work for JP Samuelson's newest restaurant?​It looks like JP Samuelson's upcoming restaurant Sopranos Italian Kitchen is coming along. Samuelson tweeted last week, "menu is almost done, hope to b open by late march website is up, heres the link to get o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Iron Fork Competition seeks contestants

    So you think you can cook?​You slay your own deer. Confit your own ducks. And think nothing of whipping up a 7-course meal at home on a Tuesday night. Here's your chance to test your culinary mettle against some of the Twin Cities top chefs at the upcoming Iron Fork competition sponsored by Su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Urban chicks & Solera with the Gang

    After a month or so of anticipation, our chicks finally arrived! They are the cutest little buggers you've ever seen, and I'm soaking it up because they won't be this cute for long. I have much more information about the joys of chick rearing at Fork, Knife and Spoon, but I had to share the newest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Top 10: Restaurant Closings of the Decade

    Aquavit? Cafe un deux trois? Are you old enough to remember any of these?

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    'Iron Fork' chef competition fires up Thursday

    Sample dishes from 25 top restaurants at the City Pages event, where chefs from Cosmos, Saffron, Solera and more will be slaving over a hot stove.

  • Restaurants

    June 25, 2003

    Lyn-Lake Conquers the World

    A long-awaited mom-and-pop shop redefines Minnesota highbrow