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Overwhelmed By the Love of Vegans, J. Selby's Closes Temporarily

The St. Paul restaurant will be back, but no word yet on when. The brand new vegan eatery on Selby Avenue and Victoria Street in St. Paul was overwhelmed by the excitement of customers for the new J. Selby’s. Just days after openingShow More Summary

The Owner of Bar Brigade and Republic Is Expanding Restaurant Empire in St. Paul

Matty O’Reilly will take over the old Como Park Grill spot. Matty O’Reilly, owner of Republic, Red River Kitchen, Red River Kitchen at City House and the brand new Bar Brigade, has signed a lease on the former Java Train/Como Park Grill space in St. Show More Summary

Chef Erich Scheie Dies Unexpectedly

He was just 26 years old. Erich Arthur Scheie was a passionate young chef who had worked in some of the most buzzed about kitchens in the Twin Cities. The Buffalo native could be found in the kitchens of Victory 44, Upton 43, Surly’s Brewer’s Table and most recently, Stewart’s in St. Show More Summary

New St. Paul Restaurant Gets the Most Minnesota Name Ever

And how you can get Revival Fried Chicken delivered in this week’s food news. Finish this phrase and we can tell you where you’re from, “Duck.... duck.....” If you said, “goose,” chances are, you’re not from around here. Minnesota is proud gray duck country and we don’t care about your other fowl dispositions. Show More Summary

Where to Get Your Kentucky Derby On

The best places to spend the most exciting two minutes in all of sports. This year’s Kentucky Derby, the world’s most legendary horse racing event, will take place on the first Saturday in May, as it has since 1875. If a trip to Louisville...Show More Summary

Take a Behind The Scenes Look at Grant Achatz and Gavin Kaysen’s Synergy Dinner

Tiny ships in bottles, cocktails in bags and two world-renowned chefs. Everything about the Synergy Series of dinners held at Spoon and Stable is charged with excitement as Gavin Kaysen reaches into his magic cell phone of A-list chef numbers and pulls out international level talent to cook for charity at his North Loop Restaurant. Show More Summary

12 Places to Get Poke in the Twin Cities

Spring is in full force in the Twin Cities with summer well on its way. If you're looking for a lighter menu option that is still very satisfying, your best bet just may be a bowl of poke. Poke (pronounced POK-kay) means "cut piece"Show More Summary

Hai Hai Will Replace the Old Deuce Deuce

Hola Arepa’s owners are opening an Asian street food eatery in the former bar. The duo behind the phenomenal food truck and Minneapolis eatery Hola Arepa have announced their plans for the former Deuce Deuce in Northeast. It was announced...Show More Summary

Minneapolis’ Prospect Park Will Be Home to a New Food Hall

Malcolm Yards Market might just be the next big thing. The Prospect Park neighborhood keeps getting cooler and cooler. The sleepy neighborhood cozies up to the University of Minnesota on one end and 280 on the other, and became a food...Show More Summary

Where to Eat and Drink Near Target Field

Patios, dive bars, lobster rolls and the very best wings. It's Twins season again, and our gorgeous stadium is teeming with amazing food and drink. But if you want to eat before or after the game (or don't want to pay those steep, in-stadium...Show More Summary

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

Avoid calorie bombs here The weather is warming and it is time to cast off the shackles of winter and burst out that front door and back into the warm world. The ice is out. The bikes are primed. And it is only a matter of time before the beaches open. Show More Summary

South Minneapolis’ New Tasting Menu Eatery Is Taking Reservations

The former Piccolo is now taking reservations. When the doors closed and the light was extinguished inside South Minneapolis’ small restaurant with the little name, Piccolo’s torch was passed to the next era. That time is coming soon...Show More Summary

One Building, One Chef and Two Restaurants Are the Future of Former Hardware Store

Chef Peter Hoff heads the ambitious North Loop project opening in the fall. It’s called the Maytag Building, but since 1960 the four-story brick building at 515 Washington Avenue North had been known as the home of Gardner’s Hardware. Show More Summary

The Best Way to Avoid Tax Day Depression

Mega fancy dinner, cheap eats and drinking as therapy. The old saying goes that there are just two things that are certain in this life and neither of them are any fun to do. Rather than slog through the early part of this week, dreading...Show More Summary

Southeast Asia Comes to Chef Shack

Union Kitchen’s pop up showcases flavorful cuisine. On Tuesday, April 18, Union Kitchen, the Asian pop-up crew that has been educating the Twin Cities about Hmong culture through the sharing of its unique cuisine, will collaborate with...Show More Summary

What Does Grant Achatz Eat After Cooking His First Dinner in Minneapolis?

The goodness that is an Ann Kim spread. He’s a best selling author, boundary shredding chef and all around culinary rock star, but what does Grant Achatz reach for as a post-meal snack? The same food that fed Daniel Boulud when he first...Show More Summary

A Night Inside the Fleeting Beauty of Birdie

Three chefs, limited seats and stellar food create a weekly dining event. On a recent Friday night, three chefs bent over their stations, quietly preparing for that night’s service. A dozen empty silver chairs would soon be filled by eager guests who had payed for the pleasure of what might just be the best dinner party in town. Show More Summary

When Surdyk's Sold Booze on Sunday

A ban as old as statehood is being lifted, but not quite yet. It was one glorious March day when Minnesotans got a taste of the forbidden seventh day fruit: wine purchased on a Sunday. The iconic Northeast Minneapolis liquor store Surdyk’s,...Show More Summary

Surdyk’s Rogue Sunday Sales Consequences

The City of Minneapolis revises its sanctions against the Northeast liquor store. It was one glorious March day when Minnesotans got a taste of the forbidden seventh day fruit: wine purchased on a Sunday. The iconic Northeast Minneapolis...Show More Summary

Is St. Paul Ready for Rice Paper Bacon?

Vegan eatery J. Selby’s opens Monday. The corner that was a long-time home to a barbecue restaurant has undergone a massive remodel and beginning today, is the new home of a plant-based eatery. After a major makeover at the crossroads of Victoria Street and Selby Avenue, J. Show More Summary

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