'Please Come Downtown': Zen Box Izakaya Owner Calls On Community To Return To MinneapolisThe break-in is a headache but Owner Lina Goh says she's more concerned about how slow business has been. At their low point in June, she and her husband were doing just 10% of their normal business.
Minneapolis Ramen Restaurant Raises $2,700 Through Pay-What-You-Can MenuA Minneapolis restaurant owner adapted to the pandemic with a different approach: let customers pay what they can, if at all.
The Top 4 Japanese Restaurants In MinneapolisLooking to satisfy your appetite for Japanese fare? You may want to stop off at Origami Uptown, to start with.
4 Tip-Top Cocktail Bars In MinneapolisPresenting a ranked list of where to get classic drinks and creative concoctions.
Mike's Mix: My Neighbor The Hibagon (Vegan Grasshopper)This week, Mike Augustyniak went to Zen Box Izakaya for a vegan spin on a kitschy dessert cocktail classic.
Mike's Mix: WCCO's Iron Bartender ChallengeIn a warm-up to the Minneapolis Iron Bartender 2016 finals, we asked bartenders from the final 4 teams to compete in a warm-up event on our rooftop.
DeRusha Eats: Zen Box IzakayaIt is not your sorry, broke, $0.99 packaged ramen noodle soup. The luscious, beautiful broth at Zen Box Izakaya is something quite special. "I call it a bowl of soul," chef and owner John Ng said.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt won't be a long holiday vacation, but at the very least a Top 10 Weather Day is going to kick off your activities this coming weekend. (Yes, followed by rain, but let's not dwell on that.)