Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon August '11

Several new outposts for popular Asian eateries opened this month.

Several new outposts for popular Asian eateries opened this month.

NOW OPEN Viva Brazil Little Szechuan St. Louis Park Osaka Golden Valley Grand Szechuan Plymouth Rare Steak and Sushi Blue Ox Coffee (38th & Chicago Ave.) Asia Bistro Catalina's, Minneapolis


CLOSED Purple Sandpiper, Bloomington Curry Up, Maple Grove Old Country Buffet, Highland Park St. Paul

COMING SOON The Public House Amsterdam Mesa Pizza Uptown Rye Maeve's Cafe (300 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis) Adagio Cafe and Espresso (former Dragonfly) Urban Bean II (former Muddy Waters space) Bachelor Farmer (Dayton restaurant in Warehouse District) Zen Box Izakaya (downtown Minneapolis riverfront) Mi Sinaloa (former Willy D.'s (38th & Chicago Ave.) Pittsburgh Blue, Galleria Pig & Fiddle, Minneapolis Twisted Fork II (Minneapolis, former 501) Crooked Pint (Minneapolis, former 501, Town Hall Brewery outpost) The Lowry (Minneapolis, Blue Plate in former Hollywood Video on Hennepin) Rosa Mexicano, Minneapolis Chilango Cantina, St. Paul Pat's Tap, Minneapolis (Kim Bartmann takes over Casey's at 35th/Nicollet) Humble Pie, Minneapolis (Kim Bartmann takes over Gigi's) Huey's 24/7 Diner, La Crepe Nanou, Wine Loft, St. Louis Park (West End) Ahern's Irish Pub, Minneapolis (next to Target Field) Betty's Pies, Mall of America Vines and Steins, St. Paul American Burger Emporium, Fridley Burger Time Blue Skies, Minneapolis (former Cesare's owner's wine bar) Shanghai Bistro, Lowertown (summer 2011) Fasika, University and Dale, St. Paul Eat Street Social (26th St and Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis) Icehouse (26th St and Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis)

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