Mill Valley

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Gather announces next chefs in residence for free first Thursdays

    The first Thursday of every month is always a good excuse to get some culture in at the Walker. Not only do they waive admission, but their elegant D'Amico-run restaurant, Gather, invites notable chefs in to make and share a couple of bites of food -- completely gratis. Gather has just announced the ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 17, 2013

    Marin brings the West Coast to the Midwest

    The new Chambers Hotel restaurant champions healthy Bay Area-inspired cuisine

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Marin opens this month

    Marin, the new restaurant in the Le Méridien Chambers hotel in downtown Minneapolis has announced its opening date. Named for Marin County in California, the restaurant will have a menu marrying Northern California cuisine with local Minnesota ingredients. The food will be, above all else, healthy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Marin will be newest restaurant at Chambers hotel in downtown Minneapolis

    The Goldilocks restaurant space at the base of Le Meridian hotel has had a bit of difficulty finding the perfect fit. First, nationally known chef Jean Georges Vongerichten came and went, then the D'Amicos tried their hand. Now we know the third restaurant that will move into the downtown Minneapoli ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    August 10, 2011

    Kombucha's PR Problem

    Is it a health drink? An alcoholic beverage? It depends on who you ask.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Top 5 tequila cocktails for National Tequila Day

    W Hotel's Truth or Consequences.​When the 24th of July rolls around, it's once again time to put on your party hat and celebrate National Tequila Day. While an old-school margarita made with that weird sweet-n-sour mix is fine and dandy (in fact perfect when you're feeling lazy), here are a few wa ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    July 20, 2011

    Mill Valley Kitchen offers Midwestern take on California cuisine

    Day boat scallops and grass-fed beef anchor healthy entrees

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon July '11

    This month was rough for closings...​NOW OPEN RedRosa Italian Grille Asian Taste Pandolfi Indian Garden Wilde Roast The Six15 Room Cru in Grand View Lodge Gather Kinsen Mill Valley Kitchen

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon June '11

    Republic, Wise Acres, and more opened this month.​NOW OPEN Republic (221 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis) Candy Alley (4813 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis) Casper & Runyon's Nook (reopened at 419 Hamline Ave. S., St. Paul) Bullfrog Cajun Bar (1111 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis) Bread & Pickle (Lake Harri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Mill Valley Kitchen to open June 7

    Shea DesignMill Valley Kitchen coming to the Ellipse building.​More details have arrived regarding the new Mill Valley Kitchen, scheduled to open June 7 in the Ellipse on Excelsior development in St. Louis Park. If you missed the first announcement, the restaurant is named after the Marin Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon May '11

    Forum goes to the grave, but Rachel's *finally* opens...​NOW OPEN Morgan's New World Tavern (14201 Nicollet Ave. S., Burnsville) The Nicollet (1931 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis) Glory Days Bar & Grill (500 Fifth Ave NW, New Brighton) Modern Times (3200 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis) Sugar Pop (MSP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon April '11

    Stabby's departs as Stillwater comes alive with dining options...​ NOW OPENShanghai Bistro 324 S. Main St., StillwaterFirst National Green Room 215 S. Main St., StillwaterSoprano's Italian Kitchen 5331 W 16th St., St. Louis ParkCowboy Jack's2801 Southtown Dr, BloomingtonAmerican Burger Bar825 Henn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon March '11

    A second Sweets, the loss of legendary lutefisk at Pearson's, and more...​ NOW OPEN Pollo Campero (1570 Robert St., West St. Paul) Sweets Bakeshop II (4747 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis) Urban Eatery (2730 West Lake St., Minneapolis) Boiler Room Coffee (1830 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis) n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon February '11

    The return of Heidi's, the loss of Liberty, and more...​OPEN Heidi's (2903 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis) The Lowbrow (42nd/Nicollet, Minneapolis) Andiamo Ristorante (1629 Lena Ct, Eagan) University Buffet (225 University Ave. W., St. Paul) Pasta Zola (Eden Prairie Center, Eden Prairie) Hima ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    The Best of Hot Dish: January 3-7, 2011

    Courtesy of TheBeezKneezDeliversMmmmm honey and a bee costume to keep you warm...​It's the first Best of Hot Dish for the new year, and the restaurant openings and scandal are practically boiling over. That's a good thing, as it will keep our minds off the chilly temps and persistent precipitation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Mill Valley Kitchen coming to St. Louis Park

    The Ellipse is getting a new restaurant this summer.​The Ellipse luxury apartment development that seemingly sprang up overnight at the corner of France Avenue and Excelsior has a new ground-floor restaurant in the works: Mill Valley Kitchen, named after the Marin County, California paradise j ... More >>