Maine lobster with celery root gratin and saffron vanilla emulsion at Meritage

2015 Best Restaurants: Readers' Poll

Who got the top spots? We tallied your votes to find the best eatery in every category.

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First Looks
Sassy Spoon
If this is the year that fat is back, Sassy Spoon is the place for those wishing to celebrate judiciously.
Features
John Kraus of Patisserie 46
John Kraus, of Patisserie 46, might be the best baker in the United States—but he’s also a south Minneapolis hockey dad.
First Looks
The new hot dog spot on Lake tastes like victory.
Wine & Spirits
Skip the Guinness; go for a local take on the St. Paddy's with our favorite Minnesotan stouts.
Wine & Spirits
Tasting cocktails right in the distillery: welcome the latest local drinking trend.
Best Restaurants
The 50 places you should be eating at right now, including the 12 best of the best.
Features
Thirty years after opening a restaurant that helped define Minneapolis dining, Lucia Watson shares her story.
Slideshow
A competition of culinary talent where everyone with taste buds won.
Restaurant Reviews
The Salt Cellar and Red Stag prove the classic Northwoods supper club is fertile ground in the Twin Cities.
Best Restaurants
Celebrate the Twin Cities culinary scene with our annual ode to the best of the best.
Restaurant Reviews
This success story is already planning its second act.
Where and What to Eat
Where to get local with porkish delights on National Pig Day.
Sponsored
Hooray, you've started your juice cleanse! Three days with no meals. Wait. What?!
Best Restaurants
Maine lobster with celery root gratin at Meritage
Who got the top spots? We tallied your votes to find the best eatery in every category.
Video
We follow some of the most important restaurants in the TC through their days to celebrate the trials and tribulations of bringing a plate to table.
Slideshow
Peer inside some of the best kitchens in the Twin Cities.
Features
It's easy to get caught up in celebrating exceptional new restaurants but the real test is their ability to remain exceptional.
Sponsored
What, exactly, goes into a juice cleanse, and what should you be looking for?