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Where to Dine on St. Paul's Grand Avenue

All the best eating on this pretty little stretch of road. Grand Avenue from From Dale Street in the east to Fairview Avenue in the west, is a charming stretch in St. Paul is dotted with eateries of every variety. The restaurants are as diverse as the many shops on this street. Show More Summary

Gavin Kaysen’s Wayzata Restaurant Has a Name

Bellecour will be a French bistro opening this spring. Chef and restaurant owner Gavin Kaysen has learned his lesson about the importance of naming a new restaurant. When first announced that the New York based chef would be leaving Manhattan for Minnesota, people couldn’t get enough of the story and immediately began badgering him about the name. Show More Summary

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Winter 2016

The spots we can’t wait to get into. REVIVAL Location: Saint Paul Key Players: Nick Rancone, Thomas Boemer, Dan Zeroth, Nate McLamore Raczkowski Projected Opening: Before Christmas This past week we got the exclusive first peek inside the second coming of the fried chicken juggernaut: Revival. Show More Summary

Spoon & Stable Recognized As One of the Best Restaurants Right Now

Eater’s Bill Addison includes Gavin Kaysen’s Minneapolis eatery in his list. Don’t expect those reservations to loosen up at Spoon and Stable any time soon. Gavin Kaysen’s North Loop eatery has been attracting headlines ever since he announced his surprising move from New York City to his hometown. Show More Summary

Doug Flicker’s Esker Grove Set to Stun

We get our first look inside this anticipated eatery at the Walker Art Center. The impressive remodel happening inside Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center is nearly complete as the crews back away and art lovers once again venture inside the museum’s front doors. Show More Summary

Neighborhood Eatery Gets A Surprising New Chef

Jamie Malone will take over the kitchen at Grand Cafe. The little French-influenced restaurant in a quiet neighborhood in South Minneapolis has scored some mega-watt talent to lead it’s culinary staff. Jason DeRusha writes for Minnesota...Show More Summary

Six Things to Know About the New Restaurant Alma

The long awaited revamp of Alex Roberts’ beloved eatery has arrived. All Day Eats While the restaurant opens at 5:30 p.m. and reservations are highly recommended, the cafe next door serves equally enticing menu from morn’ till night, no advanced planning needed. Show More Summary

11 Curry Dishes to Eat Right Now

Whisk your tastebuds away to Africa, Thailand and England without ever having to purchase a plane ticket. Curry is as versatile as your favorite pair of jeans. Some are spicy, others sweet and tangy. Some are thick and gooey, others brothy. Show More Summary

The Essential Twin Cities Pizza Restaurants

Slice by ooey, gooey slice. Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the perfect pizza. Do you want those toppings seasonal? Classic? What about the thickness of the cheese? Is it a saucy little number your heart desires or something...Show More Summary

Landon Schoenefeld Is Leaving Birdie and Nighhawks December 31

Is the incredible chef leaving the culinary world behind? One of Minneapolis’ brightest culinary stars is stepping away from the stove. Chef Landon Schoenefeld announced in an Instagram post that he is leaving his restaurants Nighthawks and Birdie. Show More Summary

Young Joni Is Sorta Open; Esker Grove, Red Rabbit Are Close Behind

All the food news you need to know now. Young Joni, the new wood-fired pizza and grilled meats spot from Ann Kim has opened its simply monikered Back Bar, serving drinks in the cozy space. While the menu is strictly of the liquid variety...Show More Summary

Where to Dine Out on Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities

Let someone else deal with 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...Show More Summary

Dumpling Is Now Open in Longfellow

Serving a variety of Asian comfort foods, it’s strangely short on dumplings. There is plenty to love about the newest restaurant to open in Minneapolis’ Longfellow neighborhood. The eatery bills itself as a next-generation Asian restaurant, with a room full of bright pops of color and a glowing neon sign. Show More Summary

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

Food choices keep getting better and better at the MSP airport. Forget all the talk about security lines, the real reason to arrive early at the MSP International Airport is to take time to savor a meal before hopping on that plane.Show More Summary

The Twin Cities 2016 Eater Awards

Whoa. It’s been a delicious year in Minneapolis and St. Paul dominated by cozy neighborhood eateries popping up all over with warm service, pretty rooms and plenty of craft brews on tap. Restauranteurs and chefs have reached back to their roots to create fresh and modern restaurants that we can help, but love. Show More Summary

Saffron to Close after 10 Years in Downtown Minneapolis

Sameh and Saed Wadi will not renew the lease. If you just felt the ground tremble, it was because another culinary giant has come crashing to the ground. In a Facebook post today, chef and co-owner Sameh Wadi announced that after ten...Show More Summary

Insight Into A Local Brewery’s Barrel-Aged Brew

Gravity Well release marks another year for Insight Brewing As beer culture has grown, demand has skyrocketed in tandem. Ilan Klages-Mundt, co-founder of Insight Brewing, remembers last year when his brewery celebrated its first anniversary with the release of a special imperial stout. Show More Summary

Alma's New Cafe and Hotel Are Simply Stunning

Take the first available tour of James Beard Award winner Alex Robert's newest project. It's not enough that Alex Robert's is championing a change in food, with locally sourcing both his fine dining Restaurant Alma and fast-casual Brasa eateries. Show More Summary

The 2016 Twin Cities Holiday Gift Guide

There is no shortage of locally made, delicious gifts for the food aficionado in your life this holiday season. Whether you are seeking something for the booze snob, entry level foodist or simply a kind party host, below are all theShow More Summary

Bar Meets Bakery Makes Pretty

Here’s your first look inside Augustine’s It’s an idea whose time has come: an all day gathering spot that combines the carbo-loaded powers of both a neighborhood bakery and a corner bar. Augustine’s Bar & Bakery is the beauteous work...Show More Summary

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