Best Restaurants

MSP50 Best Restaurants Where are we eating? contest

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Each week, we're hitting the town and visiting spots from our MSP50 list. Guess where we are, and you could win! more

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Take a look inside St. Paul's almost-open finer diner. more


Jamie Malone's Grand Cafe is serving brunch once again. Take a sneak peek and plan your next Sunday Funday. more


Dishes at Hai Hai

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With so many great plates in the Twin Cities, where to start? Let our critics help you pick, with our annual selection of the Twin Cities' 50 best restaurants. more

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Jamie Malone at Grand Cafe

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The whole country is talking about some of our local Twin Cities female chefs. Check out the locals who got the James Beard Award nod. more


Table top at The Lexington

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Our critics have spoken—here are the 10 hottest new restaurants. more

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112 Eatery

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We asked and you answered. Here are your best restaurants for 2017! more

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Lentils and cauliflower at Alma

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Where to eat in the Twin Cities now. more

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Vote now through March 19 for your favorite players in our local food scene! more

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What's it all mean? Let's break it down... more


Best New Restaurants 2016

Photographs by Kevin J. Miyazaki, Caitlin Abrams, Ashley Sullivan, and Eliesa Johnson

Our annual critics' picks of the hottest new restaurants in the Twin Cities, plus the 30-plus dishes, drinks, and desserts you should try at these spots when you go. more

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Milkjam Creamery ice cream

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Sometimes, it's the small yet mighty twists that make our old favorites new again. more

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Chef Gavin Kaysen with his signature cotton candy at Spoon and Stable

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From killer burger joints to the new fine dining, our critics pick the best 50 restaurants in the Twin Cities. more

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Our editors round up the best of the best dining spots in Minneapolis and St. Paul in 2016. more

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Go behind the scenes at Zen Box Izakaya, named a Best Restaurant by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, to see how ramen bowls of significant flavors are put together. more

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Chef Christina Nguyen at Hola Arepa, named a Best Restaurant by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, reveals the creative process behind the South American griddled sandwich, the arepa. more

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Heyday, named a Best Restaurant by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, reveals how its special cocktail, Old Square, is crafted from beginning to end. more

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Get a sneak peek how Upton 43, named a Best Restaurant by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine turns crispy green leaves of Romaine lettuce, doused with "fermentation liquid," into a standout dish. more

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The folks at Milkjam, named a Best Restaurant by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, show us what goes into their stellar Blueberry Crumble ice cream. more

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