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5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorite of his recent dining-out schedule.


How to get free cookies in downtown Minneapolis today

How to get free cookies in downtown Minneapolis today

Now that we have your attention, mark your calendars for the Star Tribune's annual cookie fest on Thursday, Dec. 5 in downtown Minneapolis.


New North Loop sushi bar in the works from the team behind Sushi Fix

New North Loop sushi bar in the works from the team behind Sushi Fix

Billy Tserenbat, the founder of Sushi Fix -- and current owner of Baja Haus and Bibuta -- is taking over the former Sweet Chow space.


Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis

Al Vento quietly calls it quits in south Minneapolis

The Italian restaurant opened in 2004.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson dropped in on Rosedale's new Potluck food hall and found five dishes worth raving about.


Don't feel like cooking? These 20 restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner

Don't feel like cooking? These 20 restaurants are serving Thanksgiving dinner

From buffet to a la carte, vegan turkey to prime rib, there's a ready-made holiday dinner for every taste.


5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in Twin Cities this week

From a "hot" breakfast sandwich to a classic Jucy Lucy, here are Rick Nelson's highlights from his recent dining-out schedule.


Rustica Bakery & Cafe coming soon to Southdale

Rustica Bakery & Cafe coming soon to Southdale

The quality-obsessed operation is taking a 70-seat spot in the new Life Time complex.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.


Longtime soup shop Eddington's is back in the Minneapolis skyway

Longtime soup shop Eddington's is back in the Minneapolis skyway

It's easy to find. Head to the Northstar Center, and look for the line.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.


Dunkin' Donuts is headed to Mall of America

Dunkin' Donuts is headed to Mall of America

The metro area's eighth Dunkin' is scheduled to open at the megamall in 2020.


Bagels and bialys, coming soon to a new south Minneapolis bakery

Coming soon: Asa's Bakery.

Another farmers market vendor -- this time, it's Asa's Bakery -- is making the leap from outdoor stand to year-round, brick-and-mortar operation.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule, from a big new burger to a stunning lobster roll at Restoration Hardware.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the best of his recent dining-out schedule.


James Beard award-winning chef is cooking Italian at Cooks of Crocus Hill pop-up

James Beard award-winning chef is cooking Italian at Cooks of Crocus Hill pop-up

Paul Berglund, formerly of the Bachelor Farmer, is returning to his pasta-making roots.


NE Minneapolis brewery opens next month — but you can try the beer this week

Falling Knife Brewing Co. is opening in mid-October.

Until the taproom opens on Oct. 18, Falling Knife Brewing Co. will be tapping barrels at Twin Cities restaurants and bars, including Tilia.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.


5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

5 best things our food critic ate in the Twin Cities this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson highlights the favorites of his recent dining-out schedule.