While the restaurants of Hamburg served minced meats for centuries, it took American ingenuity and two slices of bread to make it what it is today. Many locals have elevated this craft of cuisine to new heights.
The 5-8 Club, home to the legendary Juicy Lucy, announced it was ranked first out of 101 restaurants on the Travel Channel’s “More Chowdown Countdown” that aired Sunday evening.
If beef is what’s for dinner at your house, it’s going to cost you more. Beef prices are the highest they’ve been in 27 years. Fewer cattle, drought and cold weather are all contributing to push prices to an average of $5.04 per pound in January Penny Jernberg, general manager of the 5-8 Club in Minneapolis, says the demand for her restaurant’s trademark juicy Lucy burger is steady, while prices for the main ingredient are climbing.
Here are five restaurants deserving of recognition as having the best burgers in Minnesota.
Juicy Lucys are, so Wikipedia tells me and I consequently tell every out of town visitor who passes through the Twin Cities, the “Philly cheesesteaks of South Minneapolis.”
Twin Cities travelers and tourists unite for the sake of food! We’ve all been there — you’ve just gotten off a long flight, you’ve only had fast food from the airport or maybe a bag of peanuts or pretzels on the plane and there’s no way you are suffering through another quick meal after you land.
If that describes you, look no further. Here’s a list of 10 of the best places to eat near the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. These are the eating establishments off the beaten path. Noticeably missing from this list are the chains that you can visit in every other state or the restaurants located in the hotels. Our picks are also all less than 10 miles away from the airport and are categorized based on what flavor you’re craving (seafood, burgers, pizza, etc.).
It’s time to get out and explore a taste of what the Twin Cities has to offer just a short drive from the runways.
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about strange foods you may (or may not) encounter. I mentioned how I tend to be adventurous and it’s pretty rare that I find something I don’t like. […]