If you're already a fan of their happy hour specials, fish tacos, and garlic confit burger, you'll be pleased to learn that Republic at Seven Corners plans to add another 25 taps to its already wide selection of draft beers by May.
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Prices are student-friendly and there's even house-made ketchup
Photo via Republic's Facebook pageOwner Matty O'Reilly was all smiles last night as he basked in the news that his new restaurant, Republic on Seven Corners, has gotten approval from the city to start hosting live music in one of the restaurant's recently remodeled rooms.The space, formerly the s ... More >>
Mo PerryGoodbye Preston's, hello RepublicGone is the pervasive smell of bleach in the entryway of the building on Seven Corners that housed Sgt Preston's. There's no longer a need to cover up the unsavory smells of collegiate debauchery. The fishbowls of booze are gone; the bar-top game co ... More >>
www.republicmn.comRaise a glass: change comes to 7 Corners. Change is brewing on 7 Corners, as Preston's Urban Pub (formerly Sargent Preston's) has a new owner with a familiar face: Matty O'Reilly, co-owner of the Aster and 318 Cafes. Besides Town Hall Brewery, most of the area's other bars ... More >>
A row of dazzling tea infused liquorsSure it's cozy and cute up in the Aster Cafe, but it's kinda cold and you don't feel like making the trip. That's fine, but you'll be missing out on their tea-infused booze. Sitting neatly up behind the bar, the liquors' jewel and amber tones speak to you, lea ... 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 >>
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Photos by Erik HessAster Cafe partner and musician Jeff ArundelWith a delicate layer of snow blanketing the Cities, it seems like a fine time to cozy up inside the Aster Cafe, one of Minneapolis's more promising new live music locales. Revamped under new ownership last June, the Aster started hos ... More >>
OPEN Haute Dish, Minneapolis Aster Cafe (under new management, Matty O'Reilly of 318 Cafe), Minneapolis Nonna Rosa's, Robbinsdale CLOSED Cooqi, Minneapolis Rizzo's (aka Il Vesco Vino), St. Paul Porky's Northeast, Minneapolis
Remember the Aster Cafe? The what? Yeah, that's what I thought. The low-profile St. Anthony Main cafe has been around for years doing little more than hovering under most people's radars. But that may soon change.