Following the recent rollout of a new menu featuring Indian-inspired cuisine, Parasole-owned Chino Latino is getting some backlash.To introduce its "New India Street Sheet" menu items like cauliflower pakora, vindaloo pork, and paneer omelette, the Uptown fusion restaurant released an ad containing ... More >>
See also:Primebar opens in Il Gatto spaceIl Gatto ClosedIl Gatto replaces FiglioJust a week after the old space was reopened as PrimeBar, the phoenix of Figlio rises from its original Uptown location and heads for the suburbs. Yesterday it was announced that Parasole sold the brand to the owners of ... More >>
Last night marked a big anniversary for Muffuletta, Parasole Group's very first restaurant, as it celebrated an impressive 35 years in operation. Founders Phil Roberts and Peter Mihajlov, still regulars at the cafe, dropped by to eat, mingle, and reminisce about their first year in business, when di ... More >>
Gourmet pizza for mozzarella lovers
Zagat's declares them manly and tasty.Manny's Steakhouse, housed in the W Minneapolis Hotel, proves that hotel fare in the Twin Cities need not be boring or bland. Zagat listed the Best Hotel Restaurants in 25 Big Cites (in the U.S.) and Manny's came out on top in Minneapolis. USA Today picked up ... More >>
It's a restaurant intervention
Funny or Die: Parasole billboardsWhile working on this week's Dish column on Uptown Cafeteria, the Hot Dish was admittedly a little disappointed not to see an edgy ad campaign associated with Parasole's newest eatery. Talking to CEO Phil Roberts and VP Kip Clayton recently, we learned that th ... More >>
Hennepin and Lake gets another Parasole joint
Parasole Passport to Uptown from Cities 97 Radio on Vimeo. Parasole really has its promo-mojo going in this video--you might want to hit the mute button--but it is worth watching if you've ever wanted to catch a glimpse of Parasole CEO Phil Roberts or B.T. from Cities 97 (uh, B.T. are those pinup ... More >>
You heard about Parasole's newest venture, Mozza Mia, in the works at 50th and France in Edina, right? Hot Dish talked to Parasole CEO Phil Roberts to get a few more details on their new pizza concept. They've signed a lease for the former Tejas space and are planning for a November opening, ... More >>
The new Parasole (Il Gatto, Chino, Manny's, Salut, etc.) concept at Lake Street and Girard, Uptown Cafeteria & Support Group--strangely named, as it's not actually a cafeteria--is getting ready to launch with a rooftop sky bar to compete with Stella's across the street. I drove past the othe ... More >>
Heartland's Lenny Russo says some of it "borders on libel"
The anonymous online reviews that restaurateurs wish would go away...
Cat's outta the bag: Parasole replaces Figlio with Il Gatto tonight!
With Burger Jones already bursting at the seams, Parasole plans to unveil yet another restaurant concept...