Homemade food is all the rage these days, with everything from basement breweries to kimchi-making in the kitchen. However, sometimes the goods don't turn out as well as expected. Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Health revealed that more than two dozen people in Minneapolis have gotten sick f ... More >>
Midori's Floating World, near the corner of East Lake and Minnehaha Avenue, announced it will re-open after a nearly two-month-long hiatus. The Japanese restaurant was forced to close for extensive repairs after a water pipe burst and caused damage to the floor and walls. But now that it is once aga ... More >>
The site was once a video rental store, but it's set to be neighborhood hangout at the Minneapolis edge of Edina. The new Red Cow restaurant has been beautifully redone with buttery cream-colored walls mixed with cherry-red booths and dark wood accents. The owner, Luke Shimp, knows a thing or three ... More >>
After just a few months of construction and remodeling at the old Panera Bread on East Hennepin, the space has been transformed into an entirely new type of eatery. New Bohemia Wurst and BierHaus, a European-style beer hall, opens at 4 on Tuesday evening.Here's more about the concept and specifics a ... More >>
The newest truck to turn up in St. Paul is a smurf blue vintage Chevy camper, converted and festooned with a grinning Tiki god. Its food is "island inspired" and it's been trolling the streets for a couple of weeks. We stopped by for a first bite.
Muddy Waters2933 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis612. 872.2232; Muddy Waters websiteHours and details: Every day from 3-5 p.m.$2, $3, and $4.50 select pintsWines by the glass, ranging from $2.50 to $4A happy hour menu with options ranging from $3 to $11We stopped by for happy hour at Muddy Waters r ... More >>
The graffiti-covered truck invites passersby to "Get Sauced," and it's a hard offer to turn down. The wafting scents of sweet roasted meats and a bevy of complimentary condiment options doesn't hurt either. This truck originally appeared on the streets last summer, and we were happy to see their ... More >>
To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list.
Steven Joel Brown thought maybe it was time to move on. "I was kind of thinking I was done working in restaurants," he confesses," and that part of my life was over."
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Interested in creating a delicious autumn dinner? Join Laurie McCann Crowell and Elizabeth Ries (from Channel 5 Twin Cities Live) at Chef's Abode cooking school on Monday evening for some fun fall entertaining.
Mo PerryCatalina's Restaruant is now open in St. Anthony
In mid-July, the run down pizza joint in the inauspicious strip mall across from IHOP on 37th and Stinson, where St. Anthony, Columbia Heights, and Northeast Minneapolis converge, gave way to a shiny new storefront.
Sensing opportuni ... More >>
Forepaugh's276 Exchange Street, St. Paul651.224.5606website
Daily: 4 p.m.-7 p.m.Sunday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
$3-$7 appetizer menu $3 tap beer $4 house wine $4 rail drinks $6 drink of the dayVenue: It wasn't like Forepaugh's wasn't charming enough. With rooms painted in jewel ... More >>
Upscale Mexican food comes to City CenterUpscale Mexican chain Rosa Mexicano opened their first Midwestern location this week in downtown Minneapolis. Filling the onetime T.G.I. Fridays with and pink accented elegance and transforming a long dormant corner of City Center.The Hot Dish stoppe ... More >>
New happy hour, same moose headRepublic221 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis612.338.6146Hours and Details:Daily, 4-6 p.m.$3 Domestic tap beer$3 House wine$3 Rail drinks$3 French fries, Chips & Guacamole$5 Burgers (grass-fed beef or turkey)$5 Fish tacosThis newbie in U-Town has a killer patio and ton ... 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 >>
Even the sign is beautifulVincent - A Restaurant1100 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis612.630.1189Hours and Details:Monday-Friday, 4:30-6 p.m.Monday-Thursday, 8:30-9:30 p.m.Only in the lounge; no reservations taken$5 Signature martinis - cosmo and lemon drop$5 Bubble "Petillant" Cocktails (sparklers)$4 ... More >>