There was a pretty good crowd appreciating French culture in Minneapolis early Sunday afternoon. The Bastille Day Block Party is an annual event at Barbette in Uptown.
It brings a great, complex sweetness to your savory dishes, it’s wonderful used in salads and can add a nice zip to your cocktails, not to mention being very high in vitamin C. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Grapefruit Recipes!
Taste the ocean with a plate of mussels at these fantastic local restaurants.
Prosciutto, craft beer, an evening in downtown Minneapolis….what’s not to love! We enjoyed and shared a night full of great pairings at Cured and Crafted.
Celebrate the best of France at any of these great Minnesota restaurants.
We’ve all known the kind of stellar restaurants and chefs we’ve been blessed with here in the Twin Cities. But as the semifinalist list for the 2013 James Beard Awards prove, the rest of the country is taking notice.
From a savory concoction filled with ham and cheese to a sweet option drizzled with caramel and topped with ice cream, we’ve got the picks for Twin Cities crepes that will make you say “ooh là là.”
Uptown is home to many of Minneapolis’ restaurants and retail shops and at times, decision making can at times be difficult. If you are making a trip to this popular location of the city and you want to get the best for your buck, here are a few of my top picks, in no particular order.
One of my favorite things is finding a little place I’ve never heard of and having a great dining experience. Maybe it’s the atmosphere, the food, the service or perhaps all of them! Here are a few places I stumbled upon that hopefully you can enjoy also!
Late-night fare has typically meant ordering a greasy pizza or searching down a local street vendor selling ballpark franks. But not anymore. Kiss those scrounging days goodbye — the Minneapolis scene is taking late-night cuisine to a whole new level.
For me, wine bars are half about the wine and half about the food that goes with the wine. A good wine bar has great success in both categories — added with a comfy space perfect for sipping. The Twin Cities are busting with wine bars, which means luckily for us, there are plenty to choose from.
During the summer, one of the things I most enjoy in Uptown is hitting up a nice happy hour on Sunday and just letting the day go by. I find it quite relaxing!