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The Hassun course at Kado No Mise

Photography by Wing Ta

With Kado No Mise and Kaiseki Furukawa we have a portal to the beautiful food of Tokyo. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:10 AM Eat & Drink

Tenant restaurant

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Traditional fine dining restaurants are dropping like flies in the Twin Cities, but what’s carrying forward is surprising. more

Jul 24, 2017 10:39 AM Eat & Drink

Grand Cafe

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

The new Grand Cafe in south Minneapolis is blooming in the hands of two of the city's top chefs. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:34 AM Eat & Drink

The new Herbie's on the Park in St. Paul honors hockey icon Herb Brooks—and it's done right with walleye cakes, burgers, and (his favorite) Hamm's beer. more

Oct 24, 2016 4:29 PM Eat & Drink

Sushi at Encore Karaoke & Sushi Lounge

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Newly opened Encore is serving up sushi with a side of karaoke. more

Jul 29, 2016 8:55 AM Eat & Drink

Gavin Kaysen at Spoon and Stable

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl reviews The Hottest Restaurant in Minneapolis, Gavin Kaysen's Spoon & Stable. more

Jan 27, 2015 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

plate at Workshop, in Union, downtown Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The new incarnation of Union may be innovative but is there enough of Woodman to go around? more

Nov 28, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Third Bird

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

The Third Bird and Lyn 65 are new restaurants by protégés of Steven Brown and Alex Roberts— mentors on the move. more

Oct 29, 2014 12:06 PM Eat & Drink

CōV in Wayzata

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March declares CōV the victor in Wayzata, full of seafood perfect for the western 'burbs set. more

Oct 27, 2014 10:00 AM Eat & Drink

Agra Culture Kitchen

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews the new fast 'n' healthy chain Agra Culture. more

Sep 29, 2014 9:31 AM Eat & Drink

dishes at Libertine in Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews Tim McKee’s new Uptown restaurant, Libertine, bringing great food to luxury-condo world. more

Sep 25, 2014 9:31 AM Eat & Drink

6 Smith in Wayzata

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews 6Smith in Wayzata, an urban eatery with an elevated cocktail menu in the western suburb. more

Sep 2, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Tiny Diner Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Where does Tiny Diner fit in Kim Bartmann's growing restaurant empire? It's a locally sourced, growing on-site, friendly service diner. more

Aug 26, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Cook St. Paul

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews the East Side breakfast joint Cook St. Paul, a comfortable diner with a few new school ideas. more

Aug 5, 2014 9:16 AM Eat & Drink

Brasserie Zentral

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Downtown Minneapolis’s new Brasserie Zentral from chef Russell Klein is wonderfully off trend—a restaurant for adults. more

Jul 31, 2014 9:11 AM Eat & Drink

Heyday in Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl reviews Heyday, the original restaurant fronted by chef Jim Christiansen and Lorin Zinter. more

Jun 24, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Pie at BoneYard Uptown

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews BoneYard in Uptown Minneapolis, surveying its Southern comfort food for what it is: more authentic than you'd expect, but not quite consistent. more

May 27, 2014 9:45 AM Eat & Drink

a plate at Travail

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

The second incarnation of Travail is fun, ambitious, a little sloppy, and a little zany—but that’s rock ’n’ roll, right? more

May 1, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Kyatchi sushi

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Stephanie March reviews Minneapolis sushi spot Kyatchi, full of sustainably-sourced raw fish and a Korean hot dog or two. more

Apr 25, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Coup d'Etat kitchen

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl investigates Coup d'Etat and its new direction for Uptown Minneapolis, architecturally elevated and delicious. more

Mar 24, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink