Moe Sharif

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Burger Moe's opens for sports fans and families alike

    Sara RiceTopped with caramelized onions and Swiss and cheddar cheeses, this is one of 20 burgers on the menu​With the economy doing, uh, not so well, restaurateur Moe Sharif seized a chance to take over the former Il Vesco Vino space and expand his kingdom across the street. The result: an aff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    St. Paul's 5 most jinxed restaurant locations

    Following on the heels of Minneapolis's 5 Most Jinxed Restaurant Locations, the Hot Dish decided to make a similar list for St. Paul, timed to coincide with the reopening of the famously cursed 242 W. Seventh St. It's a Mexican's an Italian's a burger bar!‚Äč5. 242 W. Seventh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Burger Moe's now open

    ​That was quick! Moe Sharif, owner of the Downtowner Woodfire Grill on West Seventh Street in St. Paul, has filled the restaurant site he owns across the street, the former home of Rizzo's/Il Vesco Vino, with a concept of his own called Burger Moe's. The place serves burgers, hot dogs, onion r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Moe's Burger Heaven: Coming Soon

    ​ After Rizzo's (nee Il Vesco Vino) on West Seventh closed recently, the building's landlord Moe Sharif, owner of the neighboring Downtown Woodfire Grill who formerly ran a restaurant called Chico Chica in the Rizzo's space, has decided to open a burger joint in its place, according to the Pio ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 31, 2001

    Cooking by Numbers

    New American Grill Food: A Lowbrow Concept Sparks Predictable Results