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Moveable Feast: Best New Restaurants of 2016

MnMo editor Rachel Hutton and MPR Classical’s John Birge review the best new eats in the Twin Cities


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Mucci's, Italian, Twin Cities
Mucci’s casarecce pasta with artichoke, creme fraiche, preserved lemon, and red-pepper sauce. Photo by Josh Grubbs.

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to reminisce over the best new restaurants that opened their doors this year in the Twin Cities. Minnesota Monthly’s picks include Upton 43, a sophisticated Scandinavian restaurant in Linden Hills; Hi-Lo Diner, home of the signature “Hi-Top” dish (which is basically an unfrosted donut topped with sweets); and St. Genevieve, the sister restaurant to Tilia, which serves French fare and a variety of wines. Other restaurants include Xavi, specializing in new American fare, and Mucci’s, the sister restaurant to Strip Club Meat and Fish, offering old-school Italian dishes.

Listen to the full segment at Classical MPR.  

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