Ward 6 is a neighborhood bar with surprising food and solid cocktails. The pub is in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood of East St. Paul, in a building once owned by Hamm's Brewery. Its centerpiece is a majestic mirror-and-oak bar, serving horseradish-heavy bloody Marys, alcoholic milkshakes, smartly mixed cocktails, and a wide range of beers. But owners Eric Foster and Bob Parker have not forgotten the food, which includes a few surprises like charcuterie from chef Liz Olson and a Reuben with house-made corned beef. You'll find other simple but well-made specialties like Asian-style pork ribs and beef-fat-fried fish and chips, making this a most welcome addition to the neighborhood.