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Northeast Minneapolis Restaurant Bardo Closes

Chef Remy Pettus had tried a hot dog concept earlier this year in response to the pandemic

Steakhouse Blue Cheese Burgers with Pickled Red Onions Recipe

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with these burgers that would be at home on a fancy steakhouse menu but are easy enough for a casual cookout—plus more burger recipes

Nashville Coop Opens St. Paul Location for More “Cluckin’ Hot” Chicken

The hot-chicken concept has expanded from food truck to St. Paul brick-and-mortar, making now a good time to learn the Mohamed brothers' story

Four Twin Cities Restaurants to Watch This Fall

New options for pizza, soul food, hot chicken, and more await

Juicy Jewels

Antioxidant-rich pomegranates provide unique juicy flavor for snacking or in these recipes from appetizers and salad to dessert—plus tips for opening
Chef de partie Sam Daigle prepares for service

Jason DeRusha’s 2020 Restaurant Predictions

Our food critic looks back at Twin Cities restaurants in 2019—and forecasts the dining scene of 2020
 

Nashville Coop Opens St. Paul Location for More “Cluckin’ Hot” Chicken

The hot-chicken concept has expanded from food truck to St. Paul brick-and-mortar, making now a good time to learn the Mohamed brothers' story
OMC Smokehouse

Jason’s Top 5 Dining Outings to See Fall Colors

The best restaurants that skirt leafy autumn beauty in Minnesota and Wisconsin

New Restaurant Review: Mill Valley Market at Theodore Wirth Park

There's fresh new life—and delicious sandwiches—at the Trailhead

Billy Sushi Brings a Fun-Loving Attitude to North Loop

Billy Tserenbat is bringing in the highest quality fish I’ve seen in a Twin Cities restaurant
 
Folly Coffee in St. Louis Park open's brewery-inspired coffee tasting and tour room

Folly Coffee Introduces Brewery-Inspired Tasting and Tour Room

Folly Coffee’s new set up allows guests to learn how its brews are made and taste the finished products, all in 30 minutes
Red Wines, recommended by Solo Vino in St. Paul

7 Red Wines for White Wine Lovers

Just in time for National Red Wine Day, here are seven red wines handpicked by the experts at Solo Vino and Surdyk’s

These 19 Instagram Foodies Know the Twin Cities’ Best Spots

Mouth-watering photos and witty captions attract tens of thousands of Minnesota food lovers online

Where to Find Minnesota State Fair Exclusive Beers

Mini donut, s’mores, chocolate chip cookie beers will still flow at local taprooms
 
Chicken, Rosemary and Farro Soup and Chicken, Olive and Red Pepper Sandwiches

Hearty Slow Cooker Chicken Soup, Plus Sandwiches

Enjoy two meals from one—Chicken, Rosemary, and Farro soup today and flavorful Chicken, Olive, and Red Pepper sandwiches tomorrow

Want to Try Pickling? Farmers’ Markets Are Your Chance

Sue Z. has tips for seasoning and timing your pickled veggies (hey, she didn’t win second place at the Minnesota State Fair for nothing)
Check out hen of the woods foraging anecdotes and tips from the blog “So I Gather.”

Forest Finds: Foraging in Late Summer

Hazelnuts, chokecherries, and maitake windfalls yield surprising and fresh results
Hikers reading signage

Trail Treats: Seven Snack Ideas for Your Next Hike

To keep you going, packing a combination of protein, fiber, and carbs is key