It's time again for our annual Iron Fork competition, in which we pit some of the top Twin Cities chefs against one another in a battle of quick wits and even quicker whisks. If you want to get in on the action -- cocktails, loads of food samples, and a front row seat to the cooking competition -- w ... More >>
The duo behind Borough & Parlour opens a casually grand Italian eatery unique in Uptown
The rest of the building is still under construction as condos continue to materialize above this corner of Lagoon and Girard, but the long-awaited Coup D'état feels insulated from all the hubbub, boasting a mix of easy comfort and sophistication one can expect from the same team that brought us Bo ... More >>
The hamburger is a solid dish, but slap a slice of cheese on it and you have yourself an American institution. We were happy to learn that today is National Cheeseburger Day, a perfect excuse to tuck into our favorite burgers. Here are the local cheeseburgers we'll be celebrating today. See A ... More >>
So, what is one to do when your restaurant is packed every night of the week with happy customers quaffing some of the best drinks in the city while filling their bellies with your innovative menu items? Do you sit back and sigh, content to let the soft glow of success wash over you, or do you head ... More >>
Like an unexpected storm of restaurant industry talent, Borough and its downstairs bar Parlour came on the scene quickly and with a head-spinning ferocity. Where was once a raw, empty building suddenly became a new and necessary-to-visit restaurant (not to mention our favorite neighborhood speakeasy ... More >>
As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. As excited as we were about Borough opening in the North Loop this year, we were even more interested about what was happening underneath it. In the growing trend of eater ... More >>
Inside the Mall of America tundra, the knives will be sharp, the ingredients strange, and the chefs ready for an all-out throwdown. The annual Chef Challenge competition from Minnesota Monthly magazine pits many of the area's top chefs against one another to win the title and an oversized check. Thi ... More >>
The delicious brainchild of Travail alums is a two-tiered dining destination in the North Loop
The unholy matrimony of raw and roll is set to rock the Triple Rock Social Club once again. Gastro Non Grata's next event is one for lovers: featuring killer tunes, food from one of the hottest new restaurants of this young year, and as always, the Dead Meat Door prize courtesy of Clancey's Me ... More >>
In a flurry of construction and creativity, a new restaurant has sprung up in the North Loop neighborhood. Borough's official opening is today, but we were invited to a preview event for a first taste and a couple of sips of what Best Bartender Jesse Held will be pouring in the downstairs bar, ... More >>
The North Loop dining options continue to expand. There is an intriguing new restaurant and bar taking shape at the foot of the ElseWarehouse building. Borough and Parlour is being run by two up-and-coming chefs and a big-name craft cocktail mixer, who already have our mouths watering.See also:Smack ... More >>
It was a mackeral battle between Saffron Chef Sameh Wadi and Iron Chef Morimoto.
Saffron's Sameh Wadi takes on Iron Chef Morimoto Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. Tune in!