Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mpls. Restaurant Group Raises Minimum WageA major Twin Cities restaurant group is raising the minimum wage for some of its employees higher than the new state law requires. The Blue Plate Restaurant Company owns eight popular spots, and will open a new restaurant at the State Fair Thursday. Starting Sept. 1, Blue Plate's non-tip workers will earn $9.69 an hour.
Curiocity: The Freehouse Brings Breakfast, Beer To North LoopFor a restaurant company that's built a small empire in the Twin Cities, it's almost funny to hear their latest venture was introduced over beers during a summer music festival.
MN Supreme Court Sides With Servers Over 'Dine & Dash'The Minnesota Supreme Court has sided with a group of restaurant servers in a case that deals with people who "dine and dash." The case goes back to 2010 when a group of people who worked at the now-closed Drink bars in Uptown and downtown Minneapolis claimed the owner use their tips and wages to cover customers who left without paying.