Luci Ancora

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    7th annual Fish Bites event celebrates sustainable seafood

    Seafood lovers have a vested interest in the Minnesota Zoo's message: Sustainably sourced fish and fruits de mer are the future -- or else. At the 7th annual Fish Bites event, this Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, eight Twin Cities chefs will gather to celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Your guide to last minute Valentine's Day dining

    It's that time of year when love is in the air and we're blinded by the glare of red and pink hearts wherever we look. Yup, Cupid is back and Valentine's Day is right around the corner. If you're celebrating single-style this year, no big deal and no pressure. But if you're attached, you'd best be p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Eatiply: Eat a meal, donate a meal

    You decide it's time to donate to charity. So what do you do? Likely reach for your wallet or try to squeeze a couple of volunteer hours into your busy schedule. That's simple enough, but what you probably don't know is that giving back is now as easy as going out to eat. Thanks to a new local orga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Taste of the Twin Cities Originals tickets on sale

    Tickets on sale now!​Save the date, Thursday, July 28, for the sixth annual Taste of the Twin Cities Originals festival taking place at TCF Bank Stadium. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes food and drink samples from all the Twin Cities Originals member restaurants as well as a compl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Valentine's Day specials: 5 neighborhood restaurants for romance

    Share the love with your Valentine this year.With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the stress of trying to impress your one-and-only may be making you wish for Cupid to hit the road this year.  But don't fret. The calendar has done you a favor this year: With Valentine's Day falling on M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    St. Innocent Wine Dinner at Luci Ancora is a don't-miss event

    Mark VlossakAmazing wines from a top winery: St. Innocent Wine Dinner with Mark Vlossak​Too many wine dinners in the Twin Cities serve below average wine and offer poor value. And though the St. Paul wine dinner at Luci Ancora on Monday night is not cheap, it does offer a chance to drink some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    12 more prix fixe picks

    The date-night deals just keep coming...

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Stocks May Plunge, but Your Appetite Doesn't Need To

    DSCF0025(2).jpgBefore you start stuffing your purse with the dinner rolls on the table, try these tips to dine well in a bad economy.

  • Columns

    September 27, 2006

    Dear John

    An architecture tour you can take with your pants around your ankles

  • Restaurants

    January 22, 2003
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    November 13, 2002

    Birds Gone Wild

    From the great outdoors to your oven

  • Restaurants

    February 9, 2000
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    January 20, 1999