Luke Shimp

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Red Cow Gets "Golden Ticket" Invite to World Food Championships

    Stuff it, stuffed burgers. A different kind of Twin Cities burger is in the spotlight. Red Cow, the south Minneapolis burger restaurant that recently opened a new location in St. Paul, has been invited to compete in the World Food Championships in Las Vegas. Red Cow received a special "Golden Ticke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Red Cow to bring its burgers and beer to the North Loop

    The burger-centric tavern Red Cow has announced plans for a third location, set to open in February of next year. Owner Luke Shimp signed a lease for a 5,700-square foot space in the upcoming Velo development in the North Loop. The location will also have an 850-square foot patio space. See also: R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Red Cow hosts Oskar Blues Brewery and introduces new grass-fed burgers

    At the beginning of the month, Oskar Blues Brewery announced it would be moving its brand of canned craft beer into the Twin Cities market. Now this Colorado-based brewery has taken over a tap at Edina's Red Cow, with a selection of twelve drafts, including a few highly exclusive beers that will onl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    The Hot Dish's hottest posts of 2013

    From hot new restaurants opening to beloved eateries closing their doors, the Hot Dish was all over the Twin Cities food scene this year. As we enter a new year, here are a few of the most popular posts of 2013.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Costello's to close; Red Cow moving in

    The year-old Red Cow in Minneapolis is getting a little sibling. Luke Shimp's restaurant will be heading across the river to the saintly city and taking over the space that's currently occupied by Costello's. We spoke with Shimp to find out what his plans are.See Also:Red Cow builds buzz worthy burg ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 24, 2013

    Red Cow builds buzz-worthy burgers

    Loaded and stuffed is the name of the game at this new southwest Minneapolis burger joint

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Red Cow now open near 50th and France: Here's a first look inside

    The site was once a video rental store, but it's set to be neighborhood hangout at the Minneapolis edge of Edina. The new Red Cow restaurant has been beautifully redone with buttery cream-colored walls mixed with cherry-red booths and dark wood accents. The owner, Luke Shimp, knows a thing or three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Red Cow restaurant moving in near 50th and France

    Luke Shimp is no stranger to converting former video rental stores into hopping restaurant locations.  While part of the Blue Plate Company with sister Stephanie Shimp and David Burley, Luke helped transform the former Hollywood Video near Franklin and Hennepin into the Lowry.  Now, on his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Shutdown delays Lowry opening 2 weeks at a cost of more than $200K

    Lu LippoldBlue Plate's Stephanie Shimp at the Lowry groundbreaking.​Blue Plate restaurant group announced yesterday that its newest eatery, the Lowry in Uptown, is scheduled to open on August 15. The owners had anticipated being ready by August 2, but the state government shutdown put everyt ... More >>