Bill KelleyScience-kit noshes from NorthCoast's heyday. Location, location, location is the real estate agent's mantra, but prime lakefront digs weren't enough to keep Wayzata's NorthCoast in business. When the Star Tribune checked in on the restaurant's tax delinquent liquor posting status, ... More >>
One of the south suburbs' most interesting eateries shuts its doors.One of the south suburbs' most interesting restaurants was recently forced to shut its doors. Bloomington's Purple Sandpiper closed due to "MUCH slower than expected sales and the lack of steady business," its owner, M. Haid ... More >>
Goodbye Ringo--or should we say, au revoir or adios?On the heels of Sauce's closure, another West End tenant will shut its doors: The Star Tribune reports that Ringo has announced it will close after service on Dec. 18. The news is disappointing, though not surprising--here's why:
Big city not required for big taste
www.purplesandpiper.comPiping up pork belly and lemon ricotta pancakes?Just when we were bellyaching about Bloomington's lack of a dining scene, along comes news of not only a south metro Majors transitioning to Poor Richard's Commonhouse, but word that the ambitious Ryan Aberle, late of Nort ... More >>
OPEN Cake Eater Bakery, Minneapolis Cafe Kem, Minneapolis (Eat Street) Fusion, Minneapolis (former Zeno) Kieran's, Minneapolis (moves to Block E) Hubert's Cafe & Sports Bar II (replaces NBA City in Target Center) Amici Pizza & Bistro, Minneapolis
January is traditionally the season of restaurant closings, and this one's no different. We took a big hit...
More openings than closings this month--plus lots on the drawing board. A nice way to kick off 2010!
Catch up on this month's changes in the local restaurant scene.
Openings were few, but there's a lot of cool stuff on the drawing board...
A notable Twin Cities chef returns to the stove...
Foie gras pop rocks and hot ice cream are just a few of the selections