ne of the hottest parts of the Twin Cities dining scene right now: hotels. For years, hotel bars and restaurants were afterthoughts, and had trouble getting locals in the door. But in DeRusha Eats Thursday morning, we meet the St. Paul Chef trying to change that at a Minneapolis hotel.
A one-of-a-kind restaurant event is taking place next week that brings attention to kids and their nutrition. It’s called Flavor and it benefits the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.
After eight years, Minneapolis restaurant Spill the Wine is mopping up and shutting down.
What is “Friendsgiving”? Besides being a great meal with great people at Wise Acre Eatery and Food Should Taste Good, we found a little inspiration for ourselves during this holiday season.
A dispute over parking has put a new St. Paul restaurant in limbo, making it unable to open its doors to the public. The Salt Cellar along Selby Avenue has been ready to open for months, and as WCCO’s Nina Moini explains, the owners say it’s crucial to open up before Christmas to make up for lost time.
Police are searching for the person, or people, who stole one-of-a-kind recipes from a St. Paul restaurant Wednesday. According to the police report, officers responded to a call at 10:23 p.m. of a burglary in the 500 block of Rice Street.
Federal immigration agents have searched a Minnesota restaurant as part of an investigation. Agents from Homeland Security Investigations searched the Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet restaurant in West St. Paul Tuesday. The division is part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
A popular Uptown bar has surprisingly closed its doors for good, according to messages left on its social media accounts. Overnight, the people who run Bar Abilene’s Twitter and Facebook sent this message: “Thank you Uptown! We love you and will miss you.”
A major Twin Cities restaurant group is raising the minimum wage for some of its employees higher than the new state law requires. The Blue Plate Restaurant Company owns eight popular spots, and will open a new restaurant at the State Fair Thursday. Starting Sept. 1, Blue Plate’s non-tip workers will earn $9.69 an hour.
When you go to a sit-down restaurant, you’re probably used to being waited on. The team behind Tavern on France has come up with a new concept, a server-free restaurant. The idea is to combat the minimum wage increase by using technology to cut down on costs and reduce the number of employees.
Surly Brewing has hired Jorge Guzman to be the executive chef for the new full service restaurant that will be a part of the $30-million plus destination brewery the company is planning to open. Guzman has been the executive chef at Solera in downtown Minneapolis for more than three years.
Good news for those craving a taste of the Bayou. The man who brought us delicious Cajun cuisine from a bright green food truck is expanding his efforts and opening a brick-and-mortar in the north metro.
Local Jewish community groups were speaking out Tuesday about a controversial holiday party held at a popular Minneapolis restaurant.
A little more than a year after shutting its doors, the popular West Bank music club, the 400 Bar, is set to reemerge as a multiple-use music complex at the Mall of America.
The nation’s largest mall is adding yet another option for hungry shoppers. Pizza Studio, from the brains of Lloyd Sugarman (of the Johnny Rockets franchise), will open a new location at the Mall of America on Jan. 20.
Two brothers with a passion for food left their respective warm-weather climates behind in order to open their first establishment in their home state. Luckily for us, they’re bringing some of that warmth back with them — on a globally influenced menu.
It’s not often that a downtown Minneapolis restaurant celebrates 10 years in business so when one is lucky enough to do so, it certainly calls for a celebration.
Happy National Cheeseburger Day! What is two-and-a-half pounds, with eight strips of bacon, eight slices of cheese and 20 pickles? It’s the Beast Burger and you can only get one at Joe Senser’s.
A restaurant that tries to bring fine dining to the masses got a lot of help from those masses on Tuesday night. Travail in Robbinsdale closed down in April to change locations to a bigger space. On Tuesday it started a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to help build it with the goal of $75,000 in the next 30 days.
Residents in Minneapolis now have one more option for ordering in. Burger King announced plans Tuesday to expand their services to include home delivery in two more cities.
The Barron County Sheriff’s Office says a Waupun police officer suspected of committing a burglary and stealing two vehicles has been arrested.
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If you’ve ever wanted to name a restaurant — now’s your chance. When the Kaskaid Hospitality group — parent company of Crave, Union, figlio and Urban Eatery — opens their latest concept in Uptown, they’ll be looking for the public’s help.