La Belle Vie To Close This Month; Owner Cites Working Families OrdinanceA shocker in the Twin Cities restaurant scene. Dara Grumdahl, restaurant critic for Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine and host of WCCO Radio's Off the Menu, says La Belle Vie will be closing later this month. Owner Tim McKee was notifying his staff Thursday afternoon.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 3)Fall is in the air, and Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus are setting aside the pumpkin spice to take in a few other great October happenings.
Best Mixologist Bars In MinnesotaStray from your usual and mix up something fun.
Best Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In MinnesotaYou've worked hard all year, now is the time to splurge.
Mike's Mix: Far North CobblerEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he's dabbling in a cobbler from La Belle Vie. What's a cobbler, you ask? Read on!
Mike's Mix: Cocoa BumboEvery week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he's learning about rum with a chocolaty concoction from La Belle Vie in Minneapolis.
DeRusha Eats: La Belle Vie's Diane YangDiane Yang may be small in stature, but she's a big force in La Belle Vie's kitchen. "This is my corner of the kitchen. It's nice because we have the window," Yang said. "We're the only place in the kitchen that has a window, so it keeps us sane." As executive pastry chef of the top restaurant in the Twin Cities, Yang and her team are setting the standard for desserts.
Best Prix Fixe Meals For Valentine's Day In MinnesotaFor a romantic Valentine's Day dinner, book a table for two at one of these Minnesota restaurants.
DeRusha Eats: Champagne At La Belle Vie, Thomas LiquorsWe have a couple of days until Christmas and New Year’s Eve and when you’re looking to celebrate, it has to be about champagne. For a lot of us, finding the right bubbly can be intimidating and confusing.
Guide To Minnesota For The HolidaysCheck this out if you think there is nothing to do this holiday season in Minnesota.
Restaurant Alma, La Belle Vie Top Zagat's Local PicksZagat has just released its annual guide to America's best restaurants, and if you're looking for the best meal in Minnesota, you'll have to head to Northeast Minneapolis. Click here to read the full top 10 list.
Butcher & The Boar Wins Charlie Award For Best RestaurantChances are you've got an award-winning restaurant or dish right outside your back door, and many of them were honored Sunday night. The third annual Charlie Awards were held at the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis.