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Alaska Eatery

A new restaurant proves that a thematic approach and good food aren’t mutually exclusive

Buster’s on 28th

A south Minneapolis eatery redefines the neighborhood hangout


A restaurateur’s comeback offers refuge from the ordinary

Via Cafe and Bar

The fare lives up to its slick surroundings at this new Edina eatery

Q&A with Anthony Bourdain

While on his "No Reservations" tour, Anthony Bourdain talks with Minnesota Monthly regarding his favorite food, his Top Chef experiences, and American dining trends.

Wayzata Eatery

Rising above stale suburban dining with an elegant space and creative fare

Café Maude

Small plates with big flavors perk up a sleepy south Minneapolis neighborhood

Bold is Beautiful

Cafe Ena’s auspicious debut may change the face of local Latin dining

Nuevo Wave

Picosa dishes up flavors from south of the border on the Minneapolis riverfront

Young and Restless

A volatile chef makes a gentle landing at Barbette