Half Time Rec is a St. Paul institution. It was even the backdrop for the movie “Grumpy Old Men.” This place defines dive bar. Scott and Steve Mars are the brothers who’ve tried not to mess this place up the past five years. “It is a dive bar, and we take pride in that,” Scott said. “We want to keep it a fun dive bar atmosphere.”
For many of us in the Midwest lobster is a fancy, special occasion food. But that has changed in the Twin Cities, thanks to one food truck that’s become one hot restaurant. This morning Jason DeRusha Eats in the busiest neighborhood for food, at one of the busiest restaurants: Smack Shack.
Tame hunger pangs and titillate the palate with some of the best food trucks in Minnesota.
Restaurant patios are getting crowded now, and it’s more common than ever to see dogs at some of the outdoor tables. Since 2008, Minneapolis has given restaurants the option of allowing dogs in designated outdoor areas.
It’s the king of comfort foods: macaroni and cheese. Whether it comes in a blue box or out of the kitchen of a five-star restaurant, I wanted to find the best in Minnesota.
Several restaurants throughout the state are known for their creativity and promise to deliver the most delicious fish to local clientele. Check out any of these places for top-of-the-line seafood.
It’s Thanksgiving and you need options. Disaster has struck, you’ve waited to long and you need help. So, what to do. Dara has ideas and don’t we love ideas! Here are her Top 5 (actually 6…we have a tie) Thanksgiving Emergency Solutions!
Seafood and what to eat has been controversial, with over-fishing seemingly emptying the world’s oceans. So where can you get the best, sustainable seafood in the Twin Cities? Dara has you covered and here’s her Top 5!
It’s not even spring and the food truck scene is already buzzing. It seems the newest thing in food trucks is to secure a place without wheels where customers can sit down and enjoy great food and service.
It truly has been the summer of food trucks. And while it’s not a new concept by any means, 2011 certainly marked the beginning of a beautiful friendship between Twin Cities’ ordinances and new, up-and-coming food trucks.
When I grew up in northern Minnesota, lobster was very much a special-occasion, very-expensive, once-in-a-great-while kind of treat.
When tragedy strikes, one thing that always impresses me is our state’s willingness to help out another in need.
When it comes to good eats on the streets, Minneapolis and St. Paul are really making quite a name for themselves.
In the new spring season, I’m not only looking forward to the reopening of farmers markets, but I’m also looking forward to the food trucks hitting the streets. It is sure to be an explosion of food options due to loosened regulation and increased interest in starting mobile food carts.