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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