Restaurant Reviews

Octo Fishbar in Market House Collaborative

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Is Minnesota ready for a fish restaurant as revolutionary as St. Paul's Octo Fishbar? more

Dec 20, 2017 12:07 PM Eat & Drink

Second act illustration

Illustration by Jeremy Booth/Artistique International

Diners don’t mind when a restaurant changes its menu with the seasons. But what if it changes the chef? more

Nov 28, 2017 1:05 PM Eat & Drink 1 Comments

Octo Fishbar

Photograph by Ackerman + Gruber

This new restaurant, in the former Heartland space, feels casual and relaxed while it puts out refined and creative seafood plates. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:48 PM Eat & Drink

Beef at StormKing

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Minnesota looks into the fire for our essential barbecue food. Here's where to find the best brisket in town. more

Oct 23, 2017 11:50 AM Eat & Drink

Soft egg with boquerones at Bardo

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

A rising chef brings a great Minneapolis dining room back from oblivion. more

Oct 20, 2017 10:24 AM Eat & Drink

The bar at 510 Lounge and Private Dining

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

The 510 Lounge and Private Dining takes over the most historic restaurant space in Minneapolis with a restaurant for the times. more

Sep 25, 2017 12:08 PM Eat & Drink

The pizza king loves barbecue—so now he's making it himself. more

Aug 15, 2017 11:16 AM Foodie 1 Comments

Some of the best Minneapolis skyway sushi is tucked away in the Baker Center. more

Jul 10, 2017 11:34 AM Foodie

Vegan burger at J. Selby's

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

What if you can give up meat, but still indulge in a “double-beaf cheeseburger” and walk away feeling like you’re part of new club? That’s how they get you. more

Jul 5, 2017 9:52 AM Eat & Drink

The old Marquette hotel got a $24 million upgrade—and downtown happy hour lovers will be thrilled. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:03 AM Foodie

Pastrami sandwich at Mercy

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Here it is: your next great pastrami sandwich obsession. more

May 26, 2017 10:51 AM Eat & Drink

Bar Brigade

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

JD Fratzke and Matty O’Reilly bring a buzzy, French-inspired tavern to St. Paul. more

May 23, 2017 1:19 PM Eat & Drink


Photo by Caitlin Abrams

New Bellecour in Wayzata is the restaurant of Gavin Kaysen’s French history. It’s truly historic. more

May 22, 2017 12:33 PM Eat & Drink

Barman Robb Jones teamed up with a legendary bourbon maker to create a custom whiskey for buzzy new Bellecour. more

Apr 25, 2017 2:31 PM Eat & Drink

The lounge at the Lexington

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Breathe easy, St. Paul—The Lexington is better than ever. more

Apr 24, 2017 11:04 AM Eat & Drink 2 Comments

Bottle Rocket restaurant

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Bottle Rocket pops with great cocktails and twists on North American classics. more

Apr 24, 2017 9:32 AM Eat & Drink

Lovers of Greek food, get ready: there's a great new gyro in town! more

Apr 12, 2017 2:24 PM Foodie

The dining room at Tullibee

Photograph by Rau+Barber/Hewing Hotel

Should you go to would-be North Loop hotspot Tullibee? It’s complicated. more

Mar 21, 2017 3:05 PM Eat & Drink 33 Comments

Bourbon Butcher Kitchen and Bar bartender pours a glass of whiskey

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Escape to Bourbon Butcher Kitchen and Bar in Farmington. more

Mar 20, 2017 11:09 AM Eat & Drink

Chicken Parmesan at Red Rabbit

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

This cheesy statement dish is as pure as a dairy princess. more

Mar 14, 2017 3:27 PM Eat & Drink