Wine Bars

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Nick O'Leary of Coup d'Etat: "These Kids Come Out of Culinary School Worthless"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Former Slave Raider guitarist opens Studio 2, a new Minneapolis coffee and wine bar

    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 >>

  • Restaurants

    August 7, 2013

    Bluestem Bar & Table thrives on organic fare

    The new endeavor from French Meadow hides behind its greatest draw: A responsibly sourced menu

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Bluestem Bar & Table opening next week

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Spill the Wine is on the move

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Top 10 wine bars in the Twin Cities

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    RIP Cork's

    Outstate fine dining takes a hit.

  • Restaurants

    January 14, 2009
  • Restaurants

    December 26, 2007

    Best Dishes of 2007

    For some, 2007 will forever be the year of wide stances in public bathrooms, but for foodies, other moments stand out

  • Restaurants

    January 24, 2007

    Drink Globally

    Minneapolis's newest wine bar, Toast, allows you to drink like any number of rural villagers, steps from the skyscrapers of downtown

  • Restaurants

    November 23, 2005

    Triumph in the Heartland

    Fine-dining northern lights open affordable annexes

  • Restaurants

    June 15, 2005

    Noble Grapes

    Car-seat country scores a family-friendly wine bar with a serious education mission

  • Restaurants

    November 24, 1999