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13 outdoor farmers markets opening soon in the Twin Cities

13 outdoor farmers markets opening soon in the Twin Cities

First up: the Minneapolis and St. Paul farmers markets open on Saturday.


We survived: 13 outdoor restaurants opening in the Twin Cities and beyond

We survived: 13 outdoor restaurants opening in the Twin Cities and beyond

Here's the scoop on the opening plans of Twin Cities (and outstate) seasonal restaurants.


Meyvn, Uptown's top bagel-maker, is closing on April 21

Meyvn, Uptown's top bagel-maker, is closing on April 21

The restaurant, from the team behind Lowertown's Saint Dinette, opened in June.


Au Bon Pain will close both locations in the Mpls. skyway

Au Bon Pain will close both locations in the Mpls. skyway

Thursday is the last day for the bakery/cafe's locations in the Capella Tower and Baker Center.


Burger Friday: At this Minnetonka newcomer, it's all about the patty (and bun)

Burger Friday: At this Minnetonka newcomer, it's all about the patty (and bun)

Attention to detail makes the Copper Cow, a burger-centric offshoot of Eat Street's Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen, worth a visit.


New North Loop restaurant: Virtual golf, cocktails and all-American fare

New North Loop restaurant: Virtual golf, cocktails and all-American fare

Expect to find six state-of-the-art golf simulators at the heart of Thr3 Jack, opening this summer.


Burger Friday: A truly tasty turkey burger at Tillie's Farmhouse in St. Paul

Burger Friday: A truly tasty turkey burger at Tillie's Farmhouse in St. Paul

Butter -- and buttery Havarti -- are the key ingredients in this gotta-have variation on the beef burger.


The (easy) Bundt recipe you'll be making for brunch this weekend

Easy monkey bread capitalizes on pre-made dough.

A search through the Taste archives inspired this impressive caramel- and pecan-packed treat.


Bar La Grassa owners taking over former Be'wiched Deli space in the North Loop

Bar La Grassa owners taking over former Be'wiched Deli space in the North Loop

Isaac Becker and Nancy St. Pierre plan to open Snack Bar by late summer.


Award-winning Salty Tart is closing its Minneapolis location

As of today, Salty Tart no longer has a Minneapolis presence.

The bakery's Lowertown location will remain open.


Burger Friday: The famous La Belle Vie lamb burgers are back, at P.S. Steak

Welcome back, old friends.

A classic Minneapolis bar snack has returned to its rightful address, in the beautiful lounge at 510 Groveland.


How wild rice soup became Minnesota's unofficial state dish

How wild rice soup became Minnesota's unofficial state dish

It involves a Swiss chef, a young University of Minnesota student, a restaurant at the top of the IDS Tower, and Byerly's supermarkets.


The Sioux Chef's Sean Sherman honored with James Beard Leadership Award

The Sioux Chef's Sean Sherman honored with James Beard Leadership Award

The award highlights individuals working in "the important and complex realms of sustainability, food justice and public health."


We rate 9 Twin Cities fast-food fish sandwiches — just in time for Lent

We rate 9 Twin Cities fast-food fish sandwiches — just in time for Lent

Can't make it to a Friday fish fry? Consider a fast-food fish sandwich instead, ranked from worst to best.


After a fire closed it down, Minneapolis' Young Joni reopens

After a fire closed it down, Minneapolis' Young Joni reopens

The restaurant's back bar reopens Wednesday afternoon, and the dining room should follow on Thursday.


9 Minnesota chefs, 4 restaurants named semifinalists for 2019 James Beard awards

9 Minnesota chefs, 4 restaurants named semifinalists for 2019 James Beard awards

The so-called "Oscars of the food world" will name finalists on March 27.


Burger Friday: Rosedale food hall's fabulous $6.95 burger comes with a U.S. patent

Burger Friday: Rosedale food hall's fabulous $6.95 burger comes with a U.S. patent

Beef, dry-aged on the premises for 40 days, is this burger's secret weapon.


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.