Startling and sublime, these are some of our favorite concept sandwiches around town
Alternative meats are starting to come back into vogue these days and Downtown Minneapolis hotspot Hell's Kitchen is hitching a ride on the alt-meat bandwagon in a big way. As of late last week the restaurant started serving kangaroo steaks as one of their regular dinner time meal options. According ... More >>
Last week we have a run-down of some of the best wings around town, but if you're looking for something other than sauce-slathered chicken (okay, there's some more of that on this list too) to serve at your game-day party, plenty of restaurants are offering their catering services over the busy week ... More >>
For all of the great advances and trends in local dining in recent years--fusion, small plates, exquisitely crafted platings, molecular gastronomy--for many meat-loving foodies there is still no experience quite like the primal thrill of biting into a big, juicy, perfectly cooked steak. And while th ... More >>
The venerable sandwich has long been lauded as the ultimate portable meal, and yet the best sandwiches are well worth sitting down for and lingering over. We've eaten our way through umpteen slices of rye, torpedoes of baguettes, and towers of toast (not to mention the meats-and-cheeses situation) t ... More >>
How to eat like a Scandinavian
The new Eat Street food-and-music venue pulls off small plates in a big way
Another top-notch neighborhood bistro opens in Linden Hills
As the three-day weekend looms, it's time to scrape off those grates and get ready for grilling. The key to a carnivorous cookout is a high-quality cut of meat. While it's not hard to pick up a chub of hamburger from any old grocery mart, buying meat from a butcher shop not only ensures quality but ... More >>
Reconsider your ideas about two favorite foods
We've got no beef with this deli
Who has the best Twin Cities tube steaks?While the Twin Cities may not exactly be Chicago where hot dogs are concerned, we've still managed to establish a pretty diverse sausage scene. There are a few familiar faces on this list of Top 10 best places to grab a wiener, including past City Pages Be ... More >>
Edina's restaurant scene beefs up
Scratch-made Spanish-Latin fast food
Middle Eastern mainstays remain on the menu
The collapsed Metrodome makes a comeback.Centerplate, a concessions provider for entertainment venues, convention centers, and sports stadiums, announced its new menu items for the 2011 NFL season at the Metrodome. If you're looking for Vikings-watching fuel, here's what you can expect:
Food trucks bring new eats to the street
We were excited to hear the news that restaurant consultant Tobie Nidetz is partnering with a real estate attorney and first-time restaurateur David Weinstein to take over the former Auriga building to build a "Montreal-style" deli. We wanted to know more about the project . Nidetz, the sel ... More >>
J.P. Samuelson joins the Crave team
Photo by Kelly DwyerBroiled Alpaca leg steaks from La Pacos in MinnesotaOn Wednesday, the Hot Dish introduced you to the Welcks, a Princeton couple who recently launched a business selling alpaca meat. We promised to deliver a review of the products available from La Pacos, and answer the question: ... More >>
Eden Prairie restaurant merges sports and great eats
Andy LienChef Tyge Nelson & Tim Niver The food menu for the Inn is intentionally simplistic, listing entrees and few ingredients. "There are five usual dishes on any menu," Tim Niver explains. "Chicken, beef, pork, fish, and veg. We have each of those." Eschewing the resume-like m ... More >>
Good food shows up in Minneapolis in surprising places
Kill the baked potato
Big city not required for big taste
Lisa GulyaMeet the meat on Haute Dish's charcuterie plateSome diners might find sampling a tray of charcuterie, or an assortment of cooked and air-dried meats, spookier than any haunted house offerings of spaghetti-as-brains. But for adventurous eaters, slightly mysterious meat can be a treat ... More >>
Chef Reilander handles a pig.Kings Wine Bar's chef Chad Reilander and his crew have been on the job a little over a month, and the menu shows their presence. With a slew of new lunch and dinner items, the restaurant is focusing more on main dishes but still offering small-plate and late-night opt ... More >>
from BFI's Facebook pageYou can eat the rest of this deer.For this year's Oktoberfest, the Black Forest Inn is bringing a little something special to your table. With a renewed interest in eating all the parts of the animal, BFI' is adding tongue, heart, liver, and kidneys to their Oktoberfest br ... More >>
David Fhima returns with new Lowertown restaurant
D'Amico-owned Italian makes strides with modern dishes
Mike "Charcuterie" Phillips with some of his wares For years, Mike Phillips, the man behind the 100 Favorite Dishes-worthy charcuterie at the Craftsman, has dreamed of becoming the Midwest's first artisan salami maker, and I'm happy to report that plans are in the works to make that dream a r ... More >>
Casual, chef-driven eats in the Twin Cities
Chef has held more restaurant jobs than many retired cooks
Burger JonesYou're getting fat just looking at it You may have heard that the Friendly's restaurant chain recently joined the outrageous-food bandwagon (popularized by KFC's Double Downs and one-upped by Krispy Kreme's Donut Burger) by creating the new
When you go out to eat, do you ever stare at the menu for minutes on end, waffling over what to order? Do you ever wonder if the restaurant's regulars know something you don't? Here's a handy guide to what customers order most at some of the Twin Cities' most popular eateries, plus recommenda ... More >>
The Brothers Deli offers refuge for the working weary seeking a quick New York-style deli fix.
We weigh in on two different Eat Street takes on pho aka Vietnamese comfort food.
Famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is replaced at the Chambers—now what?
Steakhouses are serving fewer prime steak cuts, allowing home cooks to score some sweet deals.
The Twin Cities can has cheezburger?
Pork shoulders are bought directly from Fischer Farms and Hidden Stream Farms
Lunds and Byerly's have some ridonkulously good deals on meat and seafood til tomorrow.
Eagan restaurant completes triad of Italian spots owned by Frank Marchionda
Deli succeeds gracefully as an everyday kind of place
Mort's proves it can serve up a mean sandwich despite the deli's authenticity debate.
A classic Jewish deli comes to Golden Valley
How exactly would one choose a menu item based on their 'lifestyle choices'?
"Mr. Speaker, the great state of Texas wants to know, where's a good place to eat around here?"
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