Voters in Minneapolis have chosen to eliminate the 70/30 law, which restaurant owners have called archaic and harmful to their businesses.
Minneapolis restaurant owners hope voters will get rid of a law they say is keeping them from moving forward. The 70/30 Law is affecting restaurant owners like Molly Broder. “I have Broders’ Cucina Italiana, that’s our deli, I have Broders’ Pasta Bar and Terzo Vino Bar,” Broder said.
The city of Minneapolis has gotten rid of a liquor law that’s been in place for decades. The Minneapolis City Council voted 12-0 Friday to scrap the old ordinance that required restaurants to make 60 percent of their revenue from food and cap alcohol sales at 40 percent.
Family members say that the original owner of Matt’s Bar passed away mere hours before President Barack Obama’s visit to the long-standing Minneapolis establishment. According to family, Matt Bristol died Thursday morning.
Minneapolis voters will get the final say on the proposed changes to the city’s liquor laws. Currently, restaurants in residential neighborhoods have to follow the 70-30 rule, which means their sales have to be made up of at least 70 percent food and no more than 30 percent alcohol.
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Some Minneapolis restaurants are pushing to change their liquor laws. The problem is, the laws are tied to the city charter, so it’ll take a referendum to do it.
There’s no denying the culinary prowess coming out of Twin Cities kitchens today. Several Minnesota chefs and restaurants are consistently recognized on a national scale — and by the prestigious James Beard Award Foundation.
It’s a busy Friday afternoon at Parc Boutique in northeast Minneapolis. Racks full of women’s fashions greet the customers. But Parc’s owner, Thao Nguyen, says the recent cold snap has hurt her in-store sales. “It’s harder for people to come into the shop,” Nguyen said. Just like how tornadoes and hurricanes disrupt economic activity, there is also a steep cost to our cold weather. The lower the temperature drops, the fewer of us venture outside to shop, dine and recreate.
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We are about a week into the New Year and already many of us who made resolutions to eat better are finding it harder to do than we imagined.
The seemingly never-ending battle between Coke and Pepsi bubbled over Thursday when Pepsi signed an exclusive deal with Golden Valley-based Buffalo Wild Wings. And when we go out to eat, it’s always one or the other.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
Zagat 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.
You may be missing out on some fabulous food simply because it’s nowhere to be found on the menu. We talked to several Twin Cities restaurants, coffee houses and fast food chains that all boast off-menu items.