St. Paul's Payne Avenue is shaping up to be a restaurant strip worth a second, third, and even fourth look. Something of a latecomer to the gentrification game, the city's East Side has long been blighted by vacant and boarded homes, symbols of declining industry. But thanks to some forward-thinki ... More >>
Each week, we'll interview one of the chefs participating in our2014 Iron Fork competition. On November 6, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient. Tickets are on sale now Lucas Almendinger, of the ne ... More >>
Payne-Phalen’s new eatery is seriously satisfying
This summer, St. Paul's historic Payne-Phalen neighborhood will welcome a new restaurant dedicated to serving only humanely raised animals. Tongue in Cheek is moving in with an experienced St. Paul restaurant crew and sights set on an early June opening date.See also:Best Farm to Table 2013: Birchwo ... More >>
Kill the baked potato
Filet mignon at the Hanger RoomA visit to the Hanger Room is like a mini road trip. This cozy little getaway in nearby Willernie, neighbor to Mahtomedi, is both cozy and elegant. By dry-aging its beef in house, the Hanger Room has created its own niche, one that uses the finest in sustainable loc ... More >>
Want to feel better about the economy? Check out this list of restaurant projects in the works.
Lovebird diners often caught in the act