Margaret Doran

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Margaux's Table offers Friday takeout meals

    Chef-owner Margaret Doran at Margaux's Table.​After the city effectively pulled the plug on Margaret Doran's White Bear Lake restaurant business, she's relaunched Margaux's Table as a catering business, offering fancy, Friday night meals for takeout. Get on Doran's Facebook page or email lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Last-minute Valentine's Day ideas

    The way to your sweetie's heart = through the stomach. ​Whaddaya mean last minute? Valentine's Day is still almost a week away. In the Hallmark holiday universe, if you haven't planned anything yet, you're already late to the party. Tables at V-Day favorites like La Belle Vie, Manny's, and Res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Margaux's Table closes for lunch to focus on catering

    ​ As the sole employee of Margaux's Table in White Bear Lake, chef-owner Margaret Doran served delicious, simple lunches out of a kitchen so small that it felt as if you were a guest in her home. But a recent unexpected utility expense--the so-called "sack and whack"--forced Doran to stop meal ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    March 17, 2010

    Cooks vs. Servers: Wage battle continues

    Servers' pay is often double that of chefs

  • Restaurants

    May 3, 2006

    French Revolution

    With French food and Belgian beers, St. Paul's new Margaux puts a little spring in the city's step