Restaurants

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Restaurant Review: Twin City Grill

There’s a haven within the massive shopping establishment that is the Mall of America. Located on the first floor, just off the unnaturally bright main hallway, the dark wood walls and low lighting of the Twin City Grill can’t help but be a kind of beacon for those who need to take a load off before continuing on in the grand circuit of stores.

01/25/2012

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A Guide To Romantic New Year’s Eve Dinners

Sometimes the loud, crowded, dizzying, drunken New Year’s Eve scene doesn’t fit the bill.

12/28/2011

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Confessions Of A Restauranteur: How To Save Money

Every day this week, we’re letting you in on a secret, a piece of information from different industry insiders that will help you save money. This week, a chef and restaurant owner confess.

11/25/2011

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Just Like Homemade: Best Holiday Pies

Finding a pie to buy is easy. Finding a really good pie to buy is hard.

11/23/2011

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Downtown Mpls Businesses Bracing For No Wolves

With the possibility of NO NBA season, many downtown Minneapolis businesses are bracing for a winter with no Timberwolves action — and less customers coming through their doors.

11/15/2011

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New Awards To Honor Twin Cities Restaurants

There is no shortage of ways the best of the Twin Cities restaurant industry earns recognition. So while the new Charlie Awards ceremony joins a long list, it also promises something different.

11/03/2011

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Chili Guide: Clear Your Head, Set Your Taste Buds Free

A hot, steaming bowl of chili is just the thing to chase away the chill of old man winter. The thing about chili is that every single person who makes it has a different spin on it.

10/26/2011

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Restaurants Make Workers Pay 2% On Credit Card Tips

How would you like it if your employer began taking an extra 2 percent out of your pay?

10/03/2011

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Best Sweet Rolls In The Twin Cities

Whether you like yours with cinnamon, sugar and thick cream cheese frosting, with pecans swimming in ooey, gooey caramel or with chocolate swirling through the sweet doughy rounds these rolls are sure to make your morning bright.

08/31/2011

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New Organic And Locally-Sourced Restaurants In Mpls.

There is an abundant crop of new fresh, organic and/or local restaurants popping up in South Minneapolis this season. Each of these spots have a unique identity and wildly different menus and atmospheres.

08/24/2011

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Best Eats In Mankato For Training Camp

The 46th annual Vikings training camp will begin in Mankato on Monday and with more than 60,000 visitors expected, football fans will need some serious fuel. Check out a few of our favorites.

07/31/2011

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Best Art-Inspired Coffee Houses In The Twin Cities

Love coffee, food and art? Gone are the days of kitschy wallpaper and lights, coffee shops are showcasing masterpieces on their walls and menus. We take a look at some of the Twin Cities’ cafés that are serving art-loving diners coffee, food and spectacular views of art.

06/29/2011

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Best Latin American Eats In The Twin Cities

From salsa and guacamole to pupusas and picanha, all the way to the decadent dessert flan: Where to find the best Latin American food in the Twin Cities.

06/15/2011

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Totino’s Italian Kitchen To Close

After 60 years of feeding Twin Cities diners, Totino’s Italian Kitchen will close its doors for good this Sunday.

06/08/2011

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Best Lakeside Restaurants in Duluth/Two Harbors

Though the Duluth/Two Harbors area can be a little intimidating in the freezing winter months, no matter what time of year one attraction of the area keeps people coming back: Lake Superior.

05/24/2011

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Mpls. Chef Wins Prestigious Food Award

A Minneapolis executive chef won one of the most prestigious awards in the food industry Monday evening.

05/10/2011

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Restaurants Get The Sweetheart Deal On V-Day

On Monday, some of us will celebrate love for Valentine’s Day. For many, that will mean a nice dinner out.

02/13/2011

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Best Restaurants Near Target Field

Heading to a Twins game on an empty stomach and would like to dine before the game? Or do you expect to be hungry after an amazing victory from the Twinkies? Either way, here are some great restaurants near Target Field.

01/09/2011

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Good Question: Why Are Restaurant Steaks Expensive?

There’s nothing quite like a juicy restaurant steak, the most decadent thing on many menus. But why is that prime cut so expensive?

11/19/2010

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DeBlog: Why Is Restaurant Steak So Expensive?

Tonight’s Good Question is something everyone who’s ever gone out to eat has wondered about. Why is restaurant steak so expensive?

11/18/2010

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Best Late-Night Food In Minneapolis

Late-night fare has typically meant ordering a greasy pizza or searching down a local street vendor selling ballpark franks. But not anymore. Kiss those scrounging days goodbye — the Minneapolis scene is taking late-night cuisine to a whole new level.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

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Best Eats In Alexandria

Don’t want to cook after spending the whole day on the lake or need to fill up before heading out for the day? Check out some of the top eats in Alexandria — and one just south of Alexandria, for good measure. There’s lots of places in and around the Lakes area to enjoy some good food, so add your favorite in the comments below.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 7/17/10

This past week, Gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer met with restaurant workers to discuss his proposals for tips added on to their regular wages.  The meeting got pretty heated, but what would these proposals mean for […]

07/21/2010

7/19/10 Twin Cities’ Eats

It’s Monday of Aquatennial week….yes, the “Best Days of Summer” are upon us in Minneapolis.  In the city and on your plate!

07/19/2010

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