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Twin Cities' next great cheeseburger is at new Blaine brewery

Twin Cities' next great cheeseburger is at new Blaine brewery

Your next great cheeseburger is on the menu at the Tipsy Steer, located inside Invictus Brewing Co.


South Minneapolis bakery known for its wall of classic Easy-Bake Ovens closes

South Minneapolis bakery known for its wall of classic Easy-Bake Ovens closes

The neighborhood gathering spot -- known for its collection of Easy-Bake Ovens -- recently marked its one-year anniversary.


Burger Friday: Edina's first taproom has a first-rate cheeseburger

Burger Friday: Edina's first taproom has a first-rate cheeseburger

Tucked away in an industrial park, Wooden Hill Brewing Co. is worth seeking out.


Burger Friday: At FireLake in downtown Minneapolis, it's all about lamb

Burger Friday: At FireLake in downtown Minneapolis, it's all about lamb

Take a break from beef with chef Keven Kvalsten's chèvre-topped lamb burger.


Rochester lands a James Beard award-winning Twin Cities chef

Rochester lands a James Beard award-winning Twin Cities chef

Paul Berglund, formerly of the Bachelor Farmer, is taking the helm at Fiddlehead Coffee Co.


Burger Friday: Check out this wood-fired cheeseburger at Stillwater's newest hotel

Burger Friday: Check out this wood-fired cheeseburger at Stillwater's newest hotel

At Matchstick, chef Tim Favre is cooking over burning oak, a method that is especially well-suited to burgers.


Ten things you need to know about chef Gavin Kaysen's new North Loop restaurant

Ten things you need to know about chef Gavin Kaysen's new North Loop restaurant

Demi, the small-scaled sibling to Spoon and Stable and Bellecour, is scheduled to open in mid-February.


Burger Friday: Hop on board for a beer-friendly burger at Bus Stop in Minneapolis

Burger Friday: Hop on board for a beer-friendly burger at Bus Stop in Minneapolis

There's lager in the cheese, and hops in the patty.


Market Bar-B-Que sparks nostalgia in its new northeast Minneapolis home

Market Bar-B-Que sparks nostalgia in its new northeast Minneapolis home

Owners Steve and Anthony Polski went to great lengths to ensure that their 73-year-old dining landmark closely resembles its previous incarnation.


The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year

The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year

Burger Friday makes a hunger-inducing salute to 2018's top contenders.


Burger Friday: The 'Perfect Burger' returns, still worthy of its name

Burger Friday: The 'Perfect Burger' returns, still worthy of its name

Chef Erick Harcey is reproducing his signature Victory 44 burger at Willards in Cambridge, Minn. It's worth the drive.


Newcomer restaurant Prime 6 abruptly closes in downtown Minneapolis' City Center

Newcomer restaurant Prime 6 abruptly closes in downtown Minneapolis' City Center

The restaurant, serving a something-for-everyone menu, opened in February.


Get a peek inside the steakhouse opening in the former La Belle Vie

Get a peek inside the steakhouse opening in the former La Belle Vie

The historic dining and drinking venue at 510 Groveland in Minneapolis reopens on Jan. 7.


Penny's Coffee announces third location, plus big food changes

Penny's Coffee announces third location, plus big food changes

Shawn McKenzie will be inserting a Middle Eastern flair to the company's sweet and savory menus.


Burger Friday: Minnesota Wild owner's St. Paul restaurant scores with ultimate butter burger

Burger Friday: Minnesota Wild owner's St. Paul restaurant scores with ultimate butter burger

At Herbie's on the Park, a bone marrow butter makes all the difference. The slow-roasted onions are a treat, too.


The Draft Horse in northeast Minneapolis is calling it quits

The Draft Horse in northeast Minneapolis is calling it quits

The restaurant's last day is Dec. 30.


5 Twin Cities food and drink pop-ups to warm you up this week

Brett Boldt and Madison Piller, of Plymouth, shared an apple turnover at last year's Holidazzle.

Get in the holiday spirit at these Twin Cities food events.


Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest: The People's Choice Award goes to . . .

Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest: The People's Choice Award goes to . . .

More than five hundred voters chimed in with their favorite.


Burger Friday: Minneapolis’ 5-8 Club to celebrate 90 years with 90-cent burgers

Burger Friday: Minneapolis' 5-8 Club to celebrate 90 years with 90-cent burgers

It's a one-day-only deal, when the classic burger joint celebrates its 90th birthday on Dec. 5.


Historic downtown St. Paul convent will become a boutique hotel and bar

Historic downtown St. Paul convent will become a boutique hotel and bar

Construction is underway on the Celeste St. Paul. The 71-room property will open next fall.