Peter Lilienthal

The crew of the popular Gogi Bros. food truck recently opened a base operation, Gogi Bros. House, in an Eden Prairie strip mall. Though the menu is less ambitious than other local Korean restaurants—most notably in the absence of seafood di... more

Apr 4, 2016 9:55 AM Eat & Drink

Plate of food at Bluefox Indian Bar & Grill

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Bluefox Indian Bar & Grill, the latest addition to St. Louis Park’s Shops at West End, shifts the paradigm of local Indian restaurants. more

Feb 5, 2016 9:32 AM Eat & Drink

Waffles with house-made caramel, poached pears, and walnuts from Liege

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Sometimes the best cheap eats are hiding in plain sight. You just have to know how to dig around your favorite menus to find them. Here are 17 delicious dishes that are enjoyable and modestly priced. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:24 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Jax Café’s lobster

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Dinner at a swanky joint doesn’t have to break the bank. With local restaurants offering tasting menus and deals on everything from fried chicken to lobster, picking up the check has never been easier. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:24 PM , , , Eat & Drink

iPho’s Saigon Special

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Vietnamese soup with cultish loyalists vs. real Japanese noodle soup (not the brick of noodles from your college days). more

Aug 10, 2015 1:24 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Four-Napkin Cheeseburger from Slim’s

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

The truest definition of a portable meal. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Moto-i’s creamy corn ramen soup

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Your guide to 100 of the most delicious Twin Cities eats that are as easy on the wallet as they are tasty. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Rabbit Hole’s wings with chili-lime sauce

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Whether saucy or dry-rubbed, we found the top wings to please every eater. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Andale’s fish tacos

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Hidden layers of complexity, hints of spice, and tricks from generations-old family recipes. That’s what keeps tacos solidly in the foodist’s heart. more

Aug 10, 2015 1:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Smoked sea trout with beets, flying fish roe, and hazelnuts at La Belle Vie

Photos by Eliesa Johnson

Our critics pick the 50 best places to eat in the Twin Cities, including the 12 tippity top. more

Mar 5, 2015 1:53 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Saguaro in south Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The new Arizona-Mexican style eatery in south Minneapolis serves up eminently cravable tacos and so much more. more

Jan 7, 2015 10:41 AM Eat & Drink

Friends Café in Roseville, Minnesota

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Try Burmese cuisine at Roseville’s best-kept secret, Friends Café. more

Dec 8, 2014 10:47 AM Eat & Drink


Photos by Eliesa Johnson

There’s a new spark in the kitchens. Scores of new restaurants hit the scene in 2014 and everyone brought game. Tons of new talent and new ideas are raising the bar on our already-happening local eating scene. Our own Stephanie March and Da... more

Nov 10, 2014 1:41 PM , , , Eat & Drink

Bawarchi in Plymouth

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

This new hot spot for Indian food is anything but predictable. more

Nov 6, 2014 12:02 PM Eat & Drink

plates at Dong Hae in Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Peter Lilienthal eats at newly opened Dong Hae, a true Korean restaurant in the heart of downtown. more

Oct 7, 2014 9:14 AM Eat & Drink

Little Szechuan Hot Pot

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

A remodel brings hot pot cooking to tables in St. Paul. more

Sep 9, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Sri Lankan House of Curry

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Sri Lankan House of Curry delivers nuanced flavors and heat. more

Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Tacos at La Fresca in South Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Local chef Hector Ruiz’s latest and boldest concept, La Fresca, deserves high praise. more

Jun 17, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Red Lantern Sushi

Photo by Katherine Harris

Peter Lilienthal enjoys some of the freshest fish found in the metro at Red Lantern Sushi in White Bear Lake. more

Apr 8, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Bachelor Farmer tabletop

Photo by Eliesa Johnson

The list on everyone's lips: the definitive 50 best restaurants in the Twin Cities for 2014. more

Mar 5, 2014 12:50 PM , , , , , Eat & Drink

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