Restaurant Reviews

Ann Kim

Photograph by Kevin J. Miyazaki

What happens after we name a restaurant one of the best? So many things. more

Oct 26, 2016 11:16 AM Eat & Drink

The former Heidi's chef is showing the bright side of his cooking at Lela in Bloomington. more

Oct 24, 2016 4:17 PM Eat & Drink

Hmongtown Market

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

An insider’s guide to St. Paul’s Hmong Village and Hmongtown. more

Oct 3, 2016 10:40 AM Eat & Drink

Crispy chicken

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Xavi shines with a tight menu and an intimate space. more

Sep 21, 2016 1:42 PM Eat & Drink

Costa Blanca in Northeast

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Restaurateur Hector Ruiz hits a sweet spot with his new Costa Blanca. more

Sep 21, 2016 1:00 PM Eat & Drink

Tatanka Truck Traditional Native American Truck

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

A slew of farms, restaurants, and education initiatives are galvanizing Minnesota’s native and indigenous foods movement. more

Aug 22, 2016 4:09 PM Eat & Drink

In which two Southerners and three Yankees take a restaurant tour. more

Jul 26, 2016 4:57 PM Eat & Drink

Ron Whyte and Bob Edmond, owners of Big Daddy's Old Fashinoed Barbeque

Photography by Eliesa Johnson

Friendship and history are the root of Ron Whyte and Bob Edmond's terrific barbecue at Big Daddy's Old Fashioned Barbeque. more

Jul 26, 2016 4:39 PM Eat & Drink

People dining in Japanese street food restaurant

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

PinKU, a counter-service Japanese street food restaurant, opened this summer and is proving that small is the new big. more

Jul 26, 2016 2:00 PM Eat & Drink

One of our favorite dives comes back to life. more

Jul 22, 2016 12:00 AM Eat & Drink 1 Comments

Things just got a little sweeter with the opening of the world-class patisserie in Linden Hills. more

Jun 27, 2016 10:11 AM Eat & Drink

The new family-style Korean spot in Uptown puts the smoke right under your nose. more

Jun 22, 2016 12:22 PM Eat & Drink


Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

With the opening of Lou Nanne’s, Edina now gets to choose their place for steak. more

Jun 20, 2016 5:30 PM Eat & Drink

Terza’s rooftop bar La Vetta in Rochester

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

We hit the road and deliver a quick roundup of Rochester's brewpubs, restaurants, and shops. more

May 25, 2016 11:01 AM Eat & Drink

Beef brisket from Q Fanatic in Minneapolis

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

New Q Fanatic in Minneapolis and Handsome Hog in St. Paul are proving that barbecue does not only belong to the South. more

May 23, 2016 11:44 AM Eat & Drink

There's a new chick in town, and she's dirty in all the right ways. more

May 3, 2016 10:38 AM Foodie


Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Sushi and ramen take center stage at Red Lantern’s new location in downtown St. Paul. more

Apr 25, 2016 10:47 AM Eat & Drink

Mucci's deep-fried pizza

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Mucci’s is a hipster funhouse and a noble addition to St. Paul’s red-sauce Italian row. more

Apr 22, 2016 1:28 PM Eat & Drink

Talent and time have truly focused Brewer's Table at Surly. more

Apr 13, 2016 9:02 AM Foodie

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

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