Uptown’s Il Gatto Closes Doors For Good

Uptown restaurant Il Gatto has served its last meal.



Man Tries To Rob Fargo Restaurant, Gets Burned

Police say a man who allegedly tried to rob a McDonald’s restaurant in Fargo suffered burns from cooking grease in a fight with employees that also injured a worker.


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Gather For Happy Hour At The Walker’s New Restaurant

The Walker Art Center’s newest restaurant, Gather, a D’Amico restaurant which recently replaced Wolfgang Puck’s 20.21, offers a grand view of downtown Minneapolis from the inside — and out.


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Fire Closes Eagan Restaurant

A restaurant in Eagan is closed after a large fire burned a two-story deck.



Survey: Minnesotans Dine Out Less Than Other States

According to a national survey on dining out, Minnesotans are a bunch of home bodies.


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Finding Minnesota: Minne’s Diner & Minneapple Pie

This is the time of the year many of us head out to an apple orchard and pull out our favorite apple pie recipes.


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Landmark Restaurant Auctioned In NW Minn.

A legendary restaurant in northwestern Minnesota is sold at auction.


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Minnesota Steakhouse Promoting ‘4-20’ Party

The Hanger Room in downtown Willernie, Minn. is turning heads with its “4-20” party.


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Shuttered Drive-Thru Hits The Highway

Porky’s, the famed St. Paul drive-in that recently closed, finally hit the road to its new location, with the help of a big rig.


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Calls To Save Porky’s May Be Too Late

It opened in 1953 as one of the first drive-in restaurants in the Twin Cities. But now Porky’s is being sold to a near-by senior housing developer and Sunday is the last scheduled day of operation.


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Porky’s In St. Paul To Close Doors Sunday

An iconic St. Paul restaurant will close this weekend.


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Fire At Eagan Restaurant Overnight

Fire crews have been busy around the Twin Cities the last few, extremely chilly evenings.


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Curiocity: There’s Plenty Of Room At The Inn

A new, crowded Inn in downtown Minneapolis is already getting its share of attention — and not for turning away pregnant virgins.


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Restaurant Turns Tables On Randy Moss

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis restaurant is turning the tables on Randy Moss. Gus Tinucci was catering lunch at the Vikings’ practice facility last Friday when Moss entered the locker room. He says Moss […]


Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Restaurant Voting Promotion Stopped

Minnesota officials have shut down a promotion in which a restaurant planned to offer 25 percent off to customers wearing an “I voted” sticker Tuesday. Stephanie Shimp co-owns the Blue Plate Restaurant Co., which runs […]

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9/28/10 Twin Cities’ Eats

I’ve never been a health food junkie.  I try to follow along with what we’ve been told is good for us….eat as many fruits and veggies as you can, more protein is better than more […]


7/30/10 Twin Cities’ Eats

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about strange foods you may (or may not) encounter.  I mentioned how I tend to be adventurous and it’s pretty rare that I find something I don’t like.  […]


A Different Way for People to Taste Minnesota

With the Taste of Minnesota now in the rear view mirror for 2010, another restaurant organization, Twin Cities Originals, is getting ready for their own fundraising event.  John Ryan of McCoy’s Public House (Saint Louis […]


Twin Cities’ Eats- 7/2/10

Do you ever get bored with the usual French, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, basic American food?  I do.  When I hear about something I’ve never had before, I’m all over it.  Give me something I’ve never […]


Twin Cities’ Eats- 7/1/10

Twin Cities’ Eats There are a million food blogs, restaurant review sites and comment boards out there.  So what’s my point?  I’m not sure.