Roughly a week after the Xcel Energy Center introduced some of their new menu offerings for the Minnesota Wild season, the Target Center followed suit. And if the Xcel was using whiskey as its theme, the Target Center was using choices as theirs.
A little burger joint in St. Paul has been given a big honor. On Tuesday, TripAdvisor announced the 10 best burger restaurants in the United States and St. Paul’s Casper & Runyon’s Nook made the list at No. 9.
A Twin Cities family’s burger chain is ready to really get cooking. My Burger started in the Minneapolis skyways almost ten years ago. Now there are three locations, with plans for even more. John Abdo, president of My Burger, says Americans have had a love affair with the hamburger for more than 100 years. “Everybody remembers burgers and fries as a kid,” Abdo said. “When you’re eating, it always harkens back to … backyard grilling.”
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.
Throughout the month of February, DeRusha Eats is taking it to the suburbs. This week in DeRusha Eats, we take you to a Minnetonka restaurant to check out the signature dishes of the Gold Nugget.
Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are braving the frigid weather and getting out to Minnesota’s lovely, ice-covered lakes every Thursday and Friday until the middle of February. The second stop on this year’s winter lake trip brought the fellas to Hackensack, Minn., a town in Cass County with a population of just over 300. Hackensack is a town with lots to do, and like many of the small towns the guys have been to, you can also find plenty of great places to eat. One of them is Lucette’s Pizza.
When it comes to the most influential burgers of all time — and no, not the most delicious, not even the most inventive, but the patty with the biggest impact — Time Magazine believes one spot should go to Minnesota’s Jucy Lucy.
Time to fire up the grill with the Vikings first home game on Sunday. WCCO caught up with Stu King of the BBQ to help those of you who want to take the tailgate experience beyond burgers and brats — because sandwiches are always a hit.
Baskin-Robbins has 31 flavors of ice cream. The Nook has 31 types of burgers. They’re ooey-gooey and oh-so-good.
Fall football tailgating days are quickly approaching. WCCO caught up with Stu, self-proclaimed king of the barbecue, who shares how to make the most out of your pre-game celebration.
Despite the cooler weather, it’s still summer and there is plenty of time to get out and fire up the grill. Grilling out means serving chips, dips and burgers. But just because you’re BBQ’ing, that doesn’t necessarily mean your meal can’t be healthy.
It’s been two years since a St. Paul institution re-opened after a devastating fire. An electrical fire in the kitchen burned almost the entire inside of The Nook, but two lifelong friends have brought it back to life.
One bar comes to mind for most WCCO viewers when they hear the term “Juicy Lucy,” and that place is Matt’s Bar in south Minneapolis.
You don’t have to live in the Big Apple to enjoy the immense taste of it. Even if the Giants aren’t your team, Big Apple Burgers will taste great to fans from all regions.
A casino near Duluth, Minn. grilled a record-breaking whopper on Labor Day. Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton cooked up the world-record bacon cheeseburger.