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11 Healthy Restaurants that Won't Make You Hate Your Life

Winter has the Twin Cities in its biting, bitter grip, and all we want to do is eat. Ok, that’s not really any different than any other time of the year, but in the cold months we tend to gravitate even more toward the fat-filled, carb-loaded soul-satisfying foods that warm our bellies and our hearts. Show More Summary

Loring Park Restaurant Switching Gears

Bye Bye The Third Bird, Hello Bearcat Bar The address 1612 Harmon Place has seen its share of restaurants over the years from Nick and Eddie to Cafe Maude and now The Third Bird will pass into history. The restaurant served it’s final meal last night. Show More Summary

There's Trippy Mini-Golf, Science Ice Cream and Pork in This Week's Food News

The Keg and Case plans for the former Schmidt brewery are heating up with the announcement that beer and ice cream have been added to the lineup (already including Five Watt Coffee, Hola Arepa and a new concept from Corner Table/Revival...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Inside Midtown Global Market

You can't leave hungry. Let’s face it: shopping is an indoor sport in Minnesota. For one of the most diverse shopping experience in the Twin Cities, pop into Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, where beautiful objects from around the world are found in shops brimming with color and texture. Show More Summary

Where to Eat Along Selby Avenue in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill Neighborhood

There are plenty of delicious options inside this historic neighborhood. Cathedral Hill has long been known for its stunning archetecture and small town feel at the edge of bustling downtown St. Paul. The quiet streets, some still cobblestone, are dotted with gorgeous old homes that have looked much the same since the city's early days. Show More Summary

Grant Achatz, Sean Brock and More Are Coming to Spoon and Stable

The second year of the Synergy Series is kicking off in style. “Synergy, by definition, is a collaboration,” Spoon and Stable’s Chef/Owner Gavin Kaysen explains in a gorgeous video announcing Synergy Series 2017, a follow-up to the hugely successful run last year. Show More Summary

The Great Northern Festival Celebrates Winter

Get out of the house, there is food and beer to be had. Brace yourself, there are still at least three months left of winter in the Great North. The Great Northern Festival was created to help Minnesotans embrace (see: tolerate) the sub-zero temps by getting folks out of the warm embrace of their one-piece jammies and out enjoying nature. Show More Summary

Twin Cities' Top Upcoming Food Events

All the food-centric events you can handle this winter. Glam Doll Grand Opening The new Glam Doll location in Northeast Minneapolis is celebrating the grand opening this Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with donut samples, complimentary beer from Fair State and music by DJ Last Word. Show More Summary

A Handy Guide to the Best Banh Mi in the Twin Cities

Bánh mì is the quintessential sandwich. The bread is chewy on the outside and soft on the inside and fillings like herbs, veggies and meats are fresh and pack a flavorful punch when done right. The whole thing is an inexpensive and fulfilling...Show More Summary

What’s the Food Network Filming at Cook?

A beloved St. Paul diner gets some national attention. Eddie Wu’s Eastside eatery has been open for two and a half years, and it is now getting some well deserved national attention. On Monday, January 9, a Food Network crew will film...Show More Summary

When Drinking Alone Isn’t Enough of an Activity

A craft bar, beer choir, an appy booze club and more in the food news cribsheet Ever felt the drudgery of having to raise and lower that glass and thought, I need something to do with this other hand? Ever thought, these beer goggles...Show More Summary

The Newest Cocktail Room is Coming to St. Louis Park

Copperwing Distillery will open early this year. In 2014, three friends, Chris Palmisano, Kyle Kettering, and Brian Idelkope, decided to throw their collective baseball caps into the distillery ring. Thus began two years of jumping through...Show More Summary

After Over Two Years of Anticipation, The Lexington Will Open in 2017

The iconic restaurant is really, truly, almost ready to open. It was April 14th 2014 when the news broke that the grand dame of Grand Avenue eateries had been purchased by Kevin Fitzgerald and Josh Thoma of Smack Shack along with chef...Show More Summary

The Worst in Twin Cities Dining 2016

What left a bad taste in our mouths. It’s not all glamor and gratuity. Sometimes dining out for a living can render some regrettable experiences. Below are the souls brave enough to stand up and say, “I’m mad as hell - and I’m neverShow More Summary

The Saddest Restaurant Closures of 2016

Thanks for the memories. It’s no question that 2016 has been a major year of loss and that includes our restaurant landscape. As Landon Schoenefeld prepares to serve his final meal inside Nighthawks, Heartland readies its final service...Show More Summary

The Biggest Shockers in Twin Cities Dining This Year

We did not see that coming. Like the end of a bender, it’s time to pause and look back at 2016 and consdier the successes and surprises of the year. As is Eater tradition, we asked some of the top tastemakers and food writers to tell...Show More Summary

Next Level Fire and Flame Inside Northeast’s Young Joni

Ann Kim’s new restaurant goes beyond the pizza. The newest offering from the team behind Pizza Lola and Hello Pizza, Young Joni has been one of the most anticipated openings of 2016. And for good reason: the pizzas are spectacular, the...Show More Summary

Established Minneapolis and St. Paul’s Restaurants We Love

The restaurants we depend on to deliver time and again. Like the end of a bender, it’s time to pause and look back at 2016 all there was to eat. As is Eater tradition, we asked some of the top tastemakers and food writers to tell usShow More Summary

Recover from the Revelry New Years Day

Overdo the Manhattans on New Year’s Eve? Did 2016 kick you while you were down? Brunch is always a good call, but on New Year’s Day it is highly recommended since no one is really expecting you to get out of bed before 10 a.m. or look your peppiest the morning after the last day of the year. Show More Summary

What Was Awesome (and Awful) in 2016

Professional eaters and drinkers weigh in on the year that was. As we dive into 2017, brimming with all the promise of a bucket of fried chicken and the end of a bender, it’s time to pause and look back at 2016 all there was to eat. Speaking of chicken, this might just be the year of Revival. Show More Summary

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