The Complete Guide to Spoon and Stable

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


Hola Arepa
Unpacking the success of the food truck to brick-and-mortar mega-boom.
First Looks
Cast & Cru
Another reason to head to the Old Log Theatre.
Best Restaurants
Tons of new talent and ideas are raising the bar on our already-happening local eating scene.
Wine & Spirits
Modest Vodka
A crisp, clean bottle of booze from the Bittercube boys.
Where and What to Eat
l.c. finns extracts
Time to step up your cookie game.
Minnesota Spoon
Who better to teach cooking classes than a chef?
Global Eats
Bawarchi in Plymouth
This new hot spot is anything but predictable.
Sophie Bollin and Jason DeRusha at Icehouse
Jason has lunch with a 12-year-old from Woodbury who won a national healthy recipe contest. Yes, there were fries.
Best Restaurants
Best Restaurants Readers' Poll 2015
Vote now through December 31, 2014 in our Best Restaurants Readers' Poll. Results will be revealed in the March 2015 issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.
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?
Here's everything you need to know about Gavin Kaysen's new Minneapolis restaurant Spoon and Stable (formerly Merchant).
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.
A celebration of the bearded brewers among us.
Where and What to Eat
Is Brie the new American cheese? This Alemar Cheese says yes.
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.