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

More Thai, wings, and French pastry arrived in the Twin Cities this month.

More Thai, wings, and French pastry arrived in the Twin Cities this month.

OPEN Hazel's NE (2859 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis) Naviya's Thai Kitchen (2812 W 43rd St., Minneapolis) Cocina del Barrio (5036 France Ave. S., Edina) The Herb Box (Eden Prairie Lifetime Fitness) Buffalo Wild Wings (2001 SE University Ave, Minneapolis) Le Crazy Taste (1316 SE 4th St., Minneapolis)


CLOSED Kieran's Old Pub Cafe Bonxai Da Afghan Ringo The Nook (temporarily closed due to fire)

COMING SOON The Lowbrow (42nd/Nicollet, Minneapolis) Heidi's, Minneapolis (reopening in Vera's building at Lyn Lake Jan 11) Pat's Tap, Minneapolis (Kim Bartmann takes over Casey's at 35th/Nicollet) Bread & Pickle (Kim Bartmann to operate Lake Harriet concessions) Sweets Bakeshop II (47th/Nicollet) Andiamo Ristorante (former Bibo in Eagan) Crave, downtown Minneapolis (to replace Palomino) Masu Sushi and Robata, Minneapolis (w/Tim McKee consulting) Huey's 24/7 Diner, La Crepe Nanou, Wine Loft, St. Louis Park (West End) Little Szechuan II (West End, St. Louis Park, April) Sun Street Breads (4600 Nicollet, Minneapolis) Ahern's Irish Pub, Minneapolis (next to Target Field) American Burger Bar, Minneapolis (former Manhattan's) Black Sheep II, St. Paul Turtle Bread, Longfellow Vines and Steins, St. Paul American Burger Emporium, Fridley Burger Time Tilia (Steven Brown's Linden Hills project former Rice Paper) Burger Jones II, Burnsville Blue Skies, Minneapolis (former Cesare's owner's wine bar) Henry Chan's sushi restaurant, Lowertown (summer 2011) Shakey's Pizza (Plymouth, April 2011!)