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Steak, steak and steak: Manny's restaurant stays in top form over decades

Manny’s Steakhouse founder (and Parasole Restaurant Holdings co-owner) Phil Roberts was seen in the dining room at Manny’s Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in downtown Minneapolis, MN.]

The downtown steakhouse is pushing 30 and going strong. Co-founder Phil Roberts reflects on the restaurant's roots and legacy.

Hey, wait: Why many Twin Cities restaurants don't take reservations

Revival's dining room in Minneapolis packs in guests during a busy weekday lunch hour.

While most high-end restaurants in the Twin Cities take reservations, leaving the bar open for walk-ins, some of the most popular eateries remain steadfast that their tables should be a free-for-all.


Wayzata restaurant openings show a hunger to dine out in the suburbs

So far this year, an estimated 700 new restaurant seats are coming in, and the boom shows no signs of slowing.


Wine of the Week: 2014 Chateau Cailleteau Bergeron Côtes de Blaye

2014 Chateau Cailleteau Bergeron Côtes de Blaye Really good, nicely priced Bordeaux reds continue to hit local shelves and restaurant lists. One major stalwart is…


3 seasonal restaurants in Minnesota to open soon

Chef Shack Bay City This ultra-charming weekend-only restaurant — the pride and joy of pioneering food truckers Lisa Carlson and Carrie Summer — is the…


Vote in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket Ale-ite Eight

The people have spoken, the matchups are set and voting for this latest dog-eat-dog round begins now.


Minn. breweries: Here are the Ultimate Beer Bracket Sudsy Sixteen winners

Now that more than 14,000 votes have been tallied, these Minnesota breweries advance to the Ale-ite Eight.


Vote in the Ultimate Beer Bracket Sudsy Sixteen of Minnesota breweries

Now that the matchups are determined, you've got the opportunity to vote for each brewery head-to-head all the way to the championship round.


Wayzata hotel and restaurant to debut in June

The restaurant details are staying super secret for now.


North Loop news: A change in chefs for the Hewing Hotel's Tullibee

Opening chef Grae Nonas is leaving the four-month-old restaurant. His replacement? Australian Bradley Day.


Expand your wine horizons with classes, books and tastings

The journey to learning about this favorite grape beverage comes one sip at a time.


St. Paul pub focuses on neighborhood favorites

Brunson's Pub (brunsonspub.com), the reincarnation of the former Schwietz Saloon in St. Paul, opened its doors on Monday, debuting a pub menu with international…


Wayzata's latest restaurant (serving breakfast and lunch) will come from Mill Valley Kitchen chef Mike Rakun

No name yet, but the new casual cafe will open this summer in the Promenade of Wayzata.


New California-Mexican restaurant to debut in Wayzata

Baja Haus will open on March 29.


Station Pizzeria is now open in Minnetonka

Ryan Burnet's latest venture serves up pizza in the 'burbs.


Wine of the Week: 2015 Chateau Hellha Furmint

2015 Chateau Hellha Furmint The fabulous Hungarian dessert wines known as Tokay or Tokaji Aszú have been around forever. (France’s King Louis XIV called them…


4 Mpls. spots where you can enjoy food by James Beard-nominated chefs

Looking for some award-worthy food? These Twin Cities restaurants have chefs who have been nominated for a James Beard Award.


Subway sues TV network for $210M over claim that its chicken is mostly soy

The fast-food chain has filed a whopping lawsuit against the CBC over a claim that the chicken it serves is largely made up of soybean filler.


Poll: Should all sit-down restaurants offer reservations?