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First Avenue Owners Opening a Saint Paul Restaurant

Expect a casual pub vibe in the former Wild Thymes Courtesy of the owners of Minneapolis’ iconic music venue First Avenue, a new bar and restaurant attached to the Palace Theatre is opening in St. Paul, reports the Star Tribune. Officially...Show More Summary

The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Twin Cities Food Lovers

Never worry about “present face” again The gifting season has arrived along with the turkey feast here in the great frozen north. Now is the time to share the love of all things local food and drink with friends and family. Eater Twin Cities is here to help with this handy, carefully chosen, locally-focused holiday gift guide. Show More Summary

New Wine Bar Planned for Historic St. Paul Firehouse

Plus vegan crepes are served in Northeast The historic firehouse at the bottom of the hill on Grand Avenue, just off West 7th Street in Saint Paul will find new life as a wine bar. The 1870’s-era building was scheduled for demolition until neighborhood groups stepped in and petitioned for it to be saved. Show More Summary

Last Minute Restaurant Reservations for Thanksgiving

Outsource the mess It's easy to point a finger at Norman Rockwell. One quaint picture of an idealized meal and forever after we spend the last Thursday of November stuffed in a heated, heady kitchen sweating our brains out trying toShow More Summary

Nye’s Owners Attempt to Capitalize On the Restaurant They Closed

No food, no polka band, but there will be a piano There isn’t a good precedence for pulling back a restaurant from the brink of oblivion. The attempted Figlio resurrection in a new location with a mostly new menu should serve as a warning to restaurant owners that what was gone can not be recreated. Show More Summary

The Great Jucy Lucy Debate Is Finally Settled

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen chooses Matt’s Bar Cookbook author, model and all around exemplary specimen of humanity Chrissy Teigen caused a full-on fallout all over social media Thursday when she dared wander into the waters of Minneapolis cuisine. Show More Summary

Where to Eat at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Food choices keep getting better and better at the MSP airport. Plan to arrive early and enjoy lingering at the MSP International Airport. In addition to some well-loved chains, there are a ton of local restaurants to give travelers a taste of all the deliciousness that is available in the Twin Cities. Show More Summary

See the Dreamy Beauty of Linden Hill’s New Martina

Daniel Del Prado’s new restaurant is refined warmth Right up until the moments before opening, there were still final touches being put into place inside the dining room at Martina. The new restaurant from first-time restaurant owner and accomplished chef Daniel del Prado is located at 4312 South Upton Avenue in Minneapolis. Show More Summary

Salty Tart Saint Paul Unveils New Bakery December 1

Get ready to treat yo’ self Lowertown Michelle Gayer’s craving-inducing pastry beauties are scheduled to begin the city-wide assault on the saintly city’s waistlines starting December 1. Gayer is the award-winning pastry chef who operates a beloved stand serving all the baked pretty things inside Midtown Global Market. Show More Summary

The Twin Cities’ Coolest Cupcake Creators

Nine bakeries for sweet treats Although the cupcake trend has supposedly cooled, a scan through social media still shows a lot of love for the diminutive cakes piled high with frosting. The Twin Cities cupcake scene features colorful...Show More Summary

Meet Uptown’s Sweet New Rolled Ice Cream Spot

Loulou Sweet & Savory rolls in this week Cold weather may be encroaching, but ice cream news is still breaking in Minneapolis, as new Thai-style rolled ice creamery Loulou Sweet & Savory is opening this weekend in Uptown. Loulou is moving...Show More Summary

Como Dockside Is Closing

Como Lake Pavilion’s year-round restaurant ends November 22 The restaurant first opened in the spring of 2015 and has served New Orleans-style cuisine all year ‘round inside the historic Como Pavilion on the shores of Como Lake in Saint Paul. Show More Summary

The Twin Cities Doughnut Guide

Round, crispy, sweet and handy to eat In the past few years doughnuts have risen from basic breakfast item to desirable all day eats since they kicked cupcakes to the curb. Now that the classic ring of fried dough has found its way into the limelight, there are all kinds of places around the Twin Cities where you can pick one up. Show More Summary

Minneapolis Soccer Figure to Take Over Huge Rosa Mexicano Space

“World cuisine” will be the focus at this new restaurant The 11,000 square foot space that used to house Mexican chain Rosa Mexicano is finally getting a new tenant — according to the Star Tribune, soccer figure Youssef Darbaki willShow More Summary

Gavin Kaysen’s Spoon & Stable Is An Essential American Restaurant

Eater’s roving critic Bill Addison can’t get enough of this North Loop darling In the three years that it has been open, Spoon and Stable has become an essential Minneapolis destination for diners and now it’s officially one of America’s 38 Essential Restaurants. Show More Summary

9 Must-Eat Pies in the Twin Cities

Where to find the best sweet slices in Minneapolis and St. Paul Is there anything more inviting that a freshly baked pie? Whether cooling on the windowsill at grandma's house or twirling in a diner display case, everybody wants a piece of pie. Show More Summary

Bartmann Group Takes the Reigns at Nighthawks

The prolific restaurant group will aid in managing the diner It’s been almost a year since the original chef and owner of Nighthawks stepped away from the Minneapolis restaurant industry and now a familiar name is stepping into a leadership role at Nighthawks. Show More Summary

13 Raucous Sports Bars to Catch the Game

Where to watch the Vikings, Gophers and Wild play Though nothing beats attending a game in person, there's no shortage of great places around town soak up fanatic atmosphere. Whether looking for local craft beer, televisions galore, or all the finest in fried food cuisine, this list has it covered. Show More Summary

$2.5 Million Judgement in Sex Abuse Case Against Former Loring Owner

Jason McLean has fled to Cabo San Lucas The onetime owner of the Loring Pasta Bar and the Varisity Theater has apparently fled to Mexico in the midst of sexual abuse charges stemming from his time with the Children’s Theater Company....Show More Summary

New Vegetarian Restaurant Vows to Take the Scare Out of Vegan Fare

Plus more exciting openings A familiar restaurant address is getting a new tenant in Fig + Farro at Calhoun Square. Mpls./St. Paul Magazine reports that this new vegetarian restaurant is moving into the space that has been occupied by Parella, Primebar, Il Gato and Figlio. Show More Summary

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