Every good chef has to start somewhere, usually at the lower end of the food service totem pole. For Nick O'Leary of Coup d'Etat, Borough, and Parlour, that meant working as a 15-year-old busboy at a truck stop near his family's Denmark, Wisconsin farm. See also: Uptown's Coup d'Etat is love at fi ... More >>
A lot has changed for David Hussman since 1985. For starters, he got a haircut. From 1985 until 1990, Hussman was known as Nicci Wikkid, the guitarist of Minneapolis-based hair metal band Slave Raider. Now, he's the owner of a brand new coffee and wine bar in south Minneapolis. See also: Sex, Dru ... More >>
The new endeavor from French Meadow hides behind its greatest draw: A responsibly sourced menu
French Meadow has been generating a lot of news of late. The bakery and cafe recently announced plans to open a new outpost of their store in the former Coffee News space on Grand Avenue and purchased the CC Club parking lot as part of an expansion plan for their Uptown location. In addition to putt ... More >>
One of our top places to quaff a little vino before a Guthrie show is picking up and heading to a new part of town. Spill the Wine is now on Washington Avenue and 11th Street. Yesterday it announced via its Facebook page that it hopes to open in its new spot by April. So where are they ... More >>
Spending an evening at a great wine bar is one of life's most elegant, refined, and enjoyable dining experiences. Whether you're rediscovering a favorite wine; exploring little traveled regions, wineries, or varietals; seeking a perfect match of food and beverage; or just relaxing in good company, T ... More >>
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