At 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning first responders were dispatched to 4625 Nichols Road after there were reports of a fire. When they arrived on the scene, the Eagan fire department discovered the exterior deck area of Caspers' Cherokee Sirloin Room engulfed in flames.The family-owned restaurant is kno ... More >>
Don't call it a comeback. The Nook's been here for yearsThere was a collective sob emanating from St. Paul last December 14 when the neighborhood burger darling the Nook was damaged in a fire. Ted Casper and Mike Runyon predicted it would take them three months to rebuild. Not too far ... More >>
The Nook is toast!Nooooo!!! Casper and Runyon's Nook in St. Paul was destroyed in a fire early this morning, the Star Tribune reports. Fortunately, no one was in the building, but the longtime favorite burger bar--and home of the classic Jucy Nookie--is "totaled" according to co-owner Ted Cas ... More >>
A.J. OlmscheidThe Nook: well doneAfter a fire early this morning, Casper and Runyon's Nook "is toast," reports Tom Casper, an initial investor in the Nook and co-owner Ted Casper's father.
"I would say they'll be down for three months," estimates Casper. The Nook, a popular St. Paul burger s ... More >>