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The Kenwood exemplifies what can happen when an old pro, in this case, award-winning chef Don Saunders, combines his classical French training and... More »
When Minneapolis chef Isaac Becker (formerly of D'Amico Cucina and Cafe Lurcat) and his wife Nancy St. Pierre (a decade in the front of the house at Cucina) opened... More »
Erick Harcey, formerly of the Nicollet Island Inn, has turned his fine-dining chops towards gastropub fare in the former home of Sauced in North Minneapolis. The... More »
Travail Kitchen and Amusements is the best thing to happen to the northern suburbs in quite some time. Chefs James Winberg and Mike Brown, two... More »
Most of food-oriented Minneapolis was reeling when three of our biggest of our big-name restaurants closed, namely Auriga, Five, and Restaurant Levain. What to... More »
This mobile kitchen operated by two local culinary pros, Carrie Summer and Lisa Carlson, dispels misconceptions about mediocre street food every Saturday morning... More »
The pot roast at the Modern is the stuff of legend. The fries and breakfasts are tops, too. And the fact that you can get beer and wine? That's the sprinkles on... More »
The budget-friendly kid sister to one of the most esteemed fine-dining restaurants in Minnesota, Lucia's Bakery and Take Home is just what it... More »
Sea Salt is a consternating force in the life of Twin Cities fish lovers. On the one hand, it's got the best fresh fish in town, like oysters shucked as you... More »
Heidi's 2.0 picks up where its predecessor left off when it was tragically destroyed by a kitchen fire. The reborn restaurant elevates the chef-driven contemporary... More »
If you run across one of those aging, bitter punk bros moping about how indie rock's all pudding-soft, go right ahead and mock him for not paying enough attention. Noisy retro-proto-punk is still a thing, as it has been since the first zipper-booted dirtbags with bangs in their eyes and the Stones in their sights emerged from the primordial garage. Milwaukee's Jaill are one of the subtler types...
There's something inherently mysterious about the Pines' dusky, timeless folk music—the way it sinks into the listener's bones like a deep winter chill, the way it only improves with time and age like a bottle of wine forgotten in the cellar for 50 years and then unearthed and uncorked. Even more mysterious is the process of watching the music emanate from the players' mouths and hands...
It might be said that the riskiest thing about the sleek jazz quartet Fourplay is the name. Sure, there's a nod-and-a wink aspect, but "fourplay" more accurately indicates the true, interactive nature of founders Bob James on keyboards, Harvey Mason on percussion, and bassist Nathan East. The relative newcomer is guitarist Chuck Loeb, who in 2010 replaced Larry Carlton, who had taken over for...
I have eaten breakfast, lunch and diner at Carol's Restaurant and have never been dissatisfied yet! The meatloaf is reminiscent of mom's home cooking and the desserts are pure perfection! The menu is extensive and the prices won't send you to the poor house. It is large and spacious and the staff are very accommodating and tentative.Read Full Review
Ribs Steak Beer Wine. What more can I say.Read Full Review
The Wild Onion is the worst example of a "Birthday House" that I have ever seen. They are clearly a racist business, and I never play the race card. EVERY SINGLE TIME I go there, there is some kind of issue. It can range a "dress code" violation, to someone drinking their Birthday
drink too fast. They ALWAYS find a reason to create a problem with...
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