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Table top at The Lexington

Photos by Eliesa Johnson

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Borough food

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

What does a new high-end restaurant empire look like today? Chef Mike DeCamp of Monello, Constantine, Borough, and Parlour may be the first to find out. more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sushi at Encore Karaoke & Sushi Lounge

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Agra Culture Kitchen

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Heyday in Minneapolis

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

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

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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

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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

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