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NOLO’s Kitchen Is the Neighborhood Restaurant North Loop Deserves

Northern work ethic, cosmopolitan class and a dash of Danny Meyer-style hospitality Peter Hoff has a lot of ideas. The Duluth native, chef and part-owner of the new NOLO’s Kitchen, opening October 9, and the downstairs Basement Bar shares a nonstop stream of them as he walks through restaurant space in the former Gardner’s Hardware building. Show More Summary

Coup d’etat Closing and to Become The Pourhouse

The club sized restaurant will become a clubby bar restaurant Coup d’etat the nightclub sized restaurant in Uptown has announced it will be closing and the space will become a second outpost of The Pourhouse. Coup d’etat first opened in January of 2014 by the Jester Concepts restaurant group. Show More Summary

Daniel del Prado Swoops Into Linden Hills Upton 43 Address

Get ready to eat blowfish tail with your fingers Another dream team assembles to launch two new restaurants, Martina and Diamond BBQ in Linden Hills. Daniel del Prado, former chef de cuisine of Burch’s Steak House, is stepping out of Isaac Becker’s shadow, to launch two new concepts in Linden Hills, reports Mpls./St. Show More Summary

Surly Doubles Down on Bar Food with New Pizza

Former Brewer’s Table steps away ambition into easy cheesy Surly Brewing has announced that the second level restaurant space inside its monstrous brewery will switch from four-star dining to pizza slinging eatery. When the massive and...Show More Summary

Rush Tickets Are Added For Travail

Plus, new brunch bargains are popping up in this week’s food news Dinner at Travail could always be considered a show. From Nerf guns to liberal use of smoke and sometimes literal mirrors, the innovative team of chefs take dining to new heights of entertainment. Show More Summary

John Moe and the St. Clair Broiler Engage In Most Minnesotan Twitter War Ever

The tweet equivalent of “It’s not my favorite.” The host of the podcast The Hilarious World of Depression waded into the murky waters of internet trolling by daring to declare that the soon-to-shutter St. Clair Broiler wasn’t actually all that great of a restaurant. Show More Summary

The St. Clair Broiler Closes September 30 After 61 Years

Another restaurant opts for the long Minnesota goodbye It’s been over six decades of burgers, hash browns and malts inside the St. Clair Broiler, but today it was announced that the iconic restaurant will close at the end of the month. Show More Summary

Red’s Savoy Inn at 5:00 p.m. on Friday

Stopping by for the final weekend of the St. Paul pizza parlour By 3:45 p.m. on Friday September 15, the line was already snaking out the door and wrapping around the back of Red’s Savoy Inn. The restaurant opened for its final Friday service on East 7th Street just fifteen minutes later and diners raced to find a seat. Show More Summary

Fulton Taproom Adds a Kitchen and a Big Name Chef

Scott Pampuch will run an Airstream kitchen attached to the brewery. Fulton Taproom has added a permanent food truck to its existing menu options and landed Scott Pampuch as the chef to oversee the operation of a converted Airstream trailer-housed kitchen. Show More Summary

A Handy Guide to Great Twin Cities Rooftops for Drinking

A drink with a view that won't empty your wallet. Warm nights in the Twin Cities don't last long and what better way to enjoy it than sipping drinks up high? With more rooftops around town adding expansive patios in town and the weather...Show More Summary

Edina Restaurant Named for Hockey Great Drops the Name Lou Nanne’s

Tavern23 takes its place The jersey will still hang on the wall and the ownership won’t change, but starting today the restaurant located at 7651 France Ave South will no longer be known as Lou Nanne’s Steakhouse. The restaurant that...Show More Summary

State Reps Back Club Jager Employees for Unemployment Benefits

Continued fallout from the club owners support of David Duke After City Pages first reported that North Loop nightclub Club Jager’s owner once contributed to former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke’s ill-fated run for office, the fallout was swift. Show More Summary

Long Lost Chef Returns for One Night Only

Alexander Dixon, of Zander Cafe will be at an Icehouse dinner It’s been 10 years since Zander Cafe closed its doors for the last time in St. Paul’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood. With that closure, celebrated chef Alexander Dixon bowed...Show More Summary

Find the Best Breweries in the Twin Ports

Drinking well in Duluth and Superior As the craft beer scene in the Twin Cities has exploded over the last six years, the Northland has kept pace and boasts an attractive brewing community for any beer lover. Duluth offers taprooms that...Show More Summary

Golden’s Deli, Butcher Block Close While Lenny Russo Makes a Comeback

Get caught up on this week’s food news Golden’s Deli in St. Paul has called it quits. What had been a breakfast stop adjacent to the farmers market had expanded into nightly service with local music six years ago. Now, the space will reportedly become a Biergarten Germania, with German beer-hall style and furnishings built by Lowertown residents. Show More Summary

An Abrupt End for Baja Sol’s Mini Mexican Chain

All locations are closed, but no word from the company on what happened. The doors are locked and the lights are out at Baja Sol restaurants across the metro, but no comment has yet to be issued by the company that operates the small chain of quick service Mexican eateries. Show More Summary

Don’t Miss The Tastiest Fall Food Events

Make time for oysters, bartenders and Travailians in lederhosen Third Annual Jerk-Off When: Sunday September 17, 4:00 p.m. to 10ish Where: Heyday 2700 Lyndale Avenue, Minneapolis Cost: $45 What to expect: Five different local chefs making five different types of Jamaican jerk chicken. Show More Summary

The Essential Coffee Shops of the Twin Cities

Coffee is a way of life for us here in the Twin Cities. Armed with travel mugs and paper cups swathed in cozies we start our work days, meet for coffee over lunch and again, share a cup with friends as we linger, alert, far into the evenings. Show More Summary

Tim McKee’s New St. Paul Market Has a Butcher, a Baker and a Fish Market

The Salty Tart, Shane Oporto and Peterson Meats Sign On for Market House Collaborative One of the most exciting openings of the fall, Market House Collaborative, just got one step closer to reality with the announcement of OctoFish Bar, the casual seafood eatery on site. Show More Summary

Cook St. Paul Owner Driving to Houston to Feed First Responders

Eddie Wu heard that a home cooked meal would help When Eddie Wu, owner of the Eastside’s Cook St. Paul diner saw a friend and former marine buddy on television carrying a girl to safety from the floodwaters in Houston. Immediately, he reached out and asked, “What can I do to help?” It seems that rescuers would most appreciate a home cooked meal. Show More Summary

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