Beloved Al's Breakfast Owner And Cook Hangs Up Apron After 40+ YearsDoug Grina has been working at Al's Breakfast in Dinkytown since 1977. He got a job in his 20s with hopes of studying horticulture. Instead, he found his calling.
Celebrate The 4th With Minneapolis's Best Hot Dogs & DinersSure, they’re not native to either the United States or the old British colonies, but few things seem more American than that summer staple, the hot dog.
Best Waffles In MinnesotaWhether you're a waffle purist or enjoy sampling creative takes on this breakfast classic, you won't be disappointed with the waffles from these Minnesota establishments.
Little Known Eats In The Twin CitiesSome local restaurants provide exceptional food and service that draws throngs of customers, eliminating any need for slick advertising or ostentatious edifices.
Fire Damages Dinkytown Apartments, Coffee ShopA fire ripped through a second-floor apartment above a popular coffee shop in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood Friday afternoon. The Minneapolis Fire Department says it started in an apartment above Espresso Royale on 411 14th Street Southeast, near the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus, sometime around 12:30 p.m. “I was lying in my bed when I saw smoke come out,” said Phoebe Gulling, a University of Minnesota student. “I looked outside and saw fire coming out of the building.”
Best Ways To Celebrate National Pancake Week In MinnesotaThe thin, flat, round breakfast cake is known practically everywhere. In the United States, pancakes, also referred to as hotcakes, griddlecakes or flapjacks, are one of the most beloved starts to the day. You betcha there are varieties throughout the land of 10,000 lakes, but here's a rundown of the absolute must-haves.