Kim Bartmann, the unstoppable restaurateur who brought us Red Stag, Pat's Tap, Bryant-Lake Bowl, Barbette, and most recently Tiny Diner, is at it again with the Third Bird, a Loring Park joint set to open the third week of August. The Third Bird was an unexpected endeavor for Bartmann, inspired by ... More >>
When Cafe Maude opened a second location in Loring Park, the spot seemed like a perfect fit. The elegant dinner menu paired beautifully with a focus on craft cocktails, and the crushed velvet-accented dining room was reminiscent of the old Loring Cafe. However, it wasn't quite as successfu ... More >>
The awning is familiar, but the interior is a bit more Loring Park in decor than the original southwest Minneapolis location of Cafe Maude. A golden fabric with tie-dye effect crowns the bar, wrapping around it and drawing the eye deeper into the restaurant, where plush, gold fabric cushions decorat ... More >>
Cafe Maude's owner Kevin Sheehy is eying a new space that would bring Cafe Maude a little sister of sorts, according to Rick Nelson's blog at the Star Tribune. Sheehy expressed his thoughts on moving by saying, "When it comes to expanding, I've always thought, 'Do I go to Maple Grove or Eden Prai ... More >>
Chef Don Saunders makes his comeback
Alma GuzmanNo longer on the menu...This pan-roasted duck breast is no longer on the menu at 5416 Penn Ave. S., as the former Cafe Maude annex, the Armatage Room, transforms to a new restaurant. The project, called In Season, marks the return of chef Don Saunders, who several years ago cooked ... More >>
Dinner and a no-show?
Café Maude is hotter than an oven on fire in the center of the sun—so good luck getting in there