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Burger Friday: Have it your way at the Hilltop in Edina

A design-your-own burger is the menu's most popular feature at the Johnson family's sharp remake of their Eden Avenue Grill.


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.


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.


Surly brewing up something new: gluten-reduced beers

The Minneapolis beer giant will debut the new Surly Pils and Hopshifter on Wednesday.


Ultimate beer bracket: Choose your favorite Minnesota brewery's tourney journey

Seriously, beer is almost as great as basketball, right? And also less likely to break your heart this spring.


Two top Minnesota chefs reel in James Beard Award nominations

Two top Twin Cities chefs were named finalists for the James Beard Foundation Awards, the food and drink industry's most notable annual honors.


St. Louis Park's first distillery room opens with vodka, whiskey and something called 'vodskey'

Copperwing Distillery has unveiled its young whiskey and more.


A look inside Bellecour, one of the Twin Cities' most anticipated restaurants

Lauded chef Gavin Kaysen's new project in Wayzata is now open.


Closed: Mozza Mia has served its last slice at 50th and France in Edina

The wood-fired pizza restaurant from the owners of Manny's and Salut shut down for good on Sunday.


Burger Friday: An under-$5 wonder in West St. Paul

Burger Time, a North Dakota mini-chain, deserves its cult status for its fantastic fast-food burger. It's one of those big, delightfully sloppy monsters.


Former Lucia's chef landing at soon-to-open Wayzata hotel restaurant

When it opens in early summer, Restaurant Nine Twenty-Five will be run by chef Ryan Lund.


Full circle in Wayzata: Before the much-anticipated Bellecour, there was Chouette

Chef Gavin Kaysen's Bellecour will open on March 15. Until then, here's a look back at the space, courtesy of the Star Tribune's photo archive.


Cooks of Crocus Hill closing its Edina location

The last day for the 19-year-old store and cooking school is March 18.


O’Cheeze food truck will move to skyway spot in downtown Minneapolis

The 3-year-old operation will be joining fellow food truckers Vellee Deli and Green + the Grain in the Baker Building.


Just in time for Lent: 8 great Twin Cities fish fries

From all-you-can-eat spreads to single-serving bargains, here's your battered and deep-fried guide. As a bonus, there's advice on fast-food fish sandwiches.


Team behind Republic gastropub to transform St. Paul's Ristorante Luci into French tavern

Matty O'Reilly and J.D. Fratzke will be opening the doors of Bar Brigade "in the next month, or two."


After quick rebrand, Bearcat on Loring Park abruptly closes

Five weeks after opening, busy restaurateur Kim Bartmann has called it quits on the Third Bird remake.