The Complete Guide to Spoon and Stable

Everything you need to know about the most hotly anticipated restaurant in years.

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Restaurant Reviews
Third Bird
The Third Bird and Lyn 65 are new restaurants by protégés of Steven Brown and Alex Roberts— mentors on the move.
Restaurant Reviews
CōV in Wayzatap
Can we declare a victor in the battle for Wayzata?
Features
Here's everything you need to know about Gavin Kaysen's new Minneapolis restaurant Spoon and Stable (formerly Merchant).
Slideshow
Harvest Beer Fest at American Swedish Institute
Now that our first ever Harvest Beer Fest has been reaped (and we've taken a long nap) we look back at the highlights.
Slideshow
A celebration of the bearded brewers among us.
Where and What to Eat
Is Brie the new American cheese? This Alemar Cheese says yes.
Features
Jason DeRusha and Sarah Hicks
J.D. sits down with the first female Minnesota Orchestra conductor to talk about breaking barriers and melding classical with pop music.
Global Eats
plates at Dong Hae in Minneapolis
Has Korean finally gone mainstream?
Where and What to Eat
Coffee grounds
Coffee sneaks from our morning routine into the rest of the day—and we couldn't be happier.
Wine & Spirits
Col Solare Red Wine 2009
Americans classify wines by the grape name, which can be tricky for a blend.
Features
Mighty Axe Hops
Behold the land of 10,000 hop yards.
Features
Our local craft beer scene just keeps getting bigger and better.
Video
Gavin Kaysen stands in the kitchen of his Minneapolis restaurant, Spoon and Stable
Gavin Kaysen shows us around his new Minneapolis restaurant Spoon and Stable (formerly called Merchant), and previews a couple dishes.
Video
Stephanie March asks Gavin Kaysen 20 questions at his Minneapolis restaurant Spoon and Stable
The siren song of Pocky Sticks convince chef Gavin Kaysen to sit down for some random, rapid fire questions.
Features
Gavin Kaysen at Spoon and Stable
Andrew Zimmern sat down with Gavin Kaysen to talk about everything—including why the world-renowned chef came back to Minnesota to open his first restaurant.
Restaurant Reviews
Agra Culture Kitchen
Stephanie March reviews the new fast 'n' healthy chain Agra Culture.
Restaurant Reviews
dishes at Libertine in Minneapolis
Tim McKee’s new Uptown restaurant brings great food to luxury-condo world.
Features
Among the first to start spreading the glory of small-batch beer, brewpubs are holding their own—with brews and bites.