Ted Casper

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Caspers' Cherokee Sirloin Room Eagan damaged in fire

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Casper & Runyon's Nook reopens after fire

    Don't call it a comeback. The Nook's been here for years​There 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Casper and Runyon's Nook destroyed by fire

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Casper and Runyon's Nook investor reacts to fire

    A.J. OlmscheidThe Nook: well done​After 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 >>

  • News

    February 18, 2004

    A Gunman Walks into a Bar...

    A rash of armed robberies afflicts Twin Cities taverns