It's summer, and everyone is throwing their hats in the restaurant ring. Sure, some opt for the small step--a food truck or stand--while others go whole hog (love that phrase) and roll out something big and all-encompassing. This edition of Best of Hot Dish offers a healthy slice of "Now Open" fo ... More >>
Amu's Madras replaced by Indian Garden.Once again, the metro's ground zero for South Indian food has a new name on a not-so-different menu. A few years ago the space was Udupi, then Nala Pak, then, last fall the former Udupi crew, including the head chef, came back to reopen the space as Amu' ... More >>
The first new restaurant of 2011 opened January 1, a Fridley outpost of the Himalayan Restaurant.When one restaurant closes...another two or three seem to immediately replace it. In 2010, we lost several eateries that we'll dearly miss, as well as a few we probably won't.
Here's a rundown of ev ... More >>
Amu's Madras, Scusi, and more joined us this month...OPEN
Whisky Park, 15 S. Fifth St., Minneapolis
Malone's Bar & Grill, 12635 Elm Creek Blvd N., Maple Grove
Chocolate Celeste, 652 Transfer Ave., St. Paul
Hibachi Buffet, 111 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
Amu's Madras Cafe, 4920 Central Ave. NE, C ... More >>
Indian food is back in the former home of Nala Pak!The "open" sign is lit once more at 4920 Central Ave. in Columbia Heights, former home of the famed Indian eateries Nala Pak, and, before that, Udupi. This time, the new joint, Amu's Madras Cafe, has an antithetical neighbor: Sonic.
The buil ... More >>
L'etoile has partnered up with OM Restaurant (401 N. First St., Minneapolis) to celebrate summer style,
and most of all the wondrous world of plaid. Madras plaid originated in
the 1960s in India, so Om is the perfect locale to honor this playful
pattern. Om will be serving its signature cont ... More >>