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Loring Park is getting a new restaurant. Sort of.

Loring Park is getting a new restaurant. Sort of.

A long-private club is going public in June with a new lunch and dinner initiative.


Modern Mexican bakery jumping from farmers market to new storefront in south Minneapolis

Modern Mexican bakery jumping from farmers market to new storefront in south Minneapolis

Dulceria Bakery, a favorite from the Linden Hills Farmers Market, is opening a shop at 42nd and Cedar in June.


Burger Friday: At Target Field's new restaurant, a fab double-patty cheeseburger

Burger Friday: At Target Field's new restaurant, a fab double-patty cheeseburger

What was once a season ticket holder-only venue is now Bat & Barrel, an open-to-everyone restaurant/bar with great views and a great cheeseburger.


Parlour brings its famous burger and second location to St. Paul, opening Monday

Parlour brings its famous burger and second location to St. Paul, opening Monday

Part diner, part cocktail bar: Here's a sneak peek at the new St. Paul Parlour.


Burger Friday: Greet the day with egg-topped breakfast cheeseburger at Colossal Cafe

Burger Friday: Greet the day with egg-topped breakfast cheeseburger at Colossal Cafe

Bacon and egg on a burger? Absolutely.


Grand Cafe in Mpls. named one of the country's best restaurants by Food & Wine

Chef Jamie Malone and chef de cuisine Alan Hlaeben sat for a portrait at the Grand Cafe.

And chef Jamie Malone's savory Paris-Brest is the magazine's Dish of the Year.


Guthrie's Sea Change restaurant hires new chef, plans major menu remake

Guthrie's Sea Change restaurant hires new chef, plans major menu remake

Theatergoers can expect some new flavors at the seafood restaurant.


Surly unveils new pizza restaurant on brewery's second floor, opening Friday

Surly unveils new pizza restaurant on brewery's second floor, opening Friday

Surly Pizza Upstairs sports "New Haven-style" pies and more in a fast-casual atmosphere.


Burger Friday: Channeling In-N-Out inspiration in the North Loop

Burger Friday: Channeling In-N-Out inspiration in the North Loop

At Nolo's Kitchen & Bar, chef Peter Hoff crafts an "ooh-ey gooey" burger by borrowing elements from his favorite burger chain.


80-year-old Minnesota State Fair fixture has served its last pancake

80-year-old Minnesota State Fair fixture has served its last pancake

Robbinsdale OES Dining Hall won't be back when the Great Minnesota Get-Together opens on Aug. 23.


New vegan bakery brings cupcakes and specialty cakes to White Bear Lake

New vegan bakery brings cupcakes and specialty cakes to White Bear Lake

Vegan East went from serving pop-ups and festivals to opening its own storefront.


State Capitol restaurant cheeseburger is worthy of the building's splendor

State Capitol restaurant cheeseburger is worthy of the building's splendor

The basement-level Rathskeller Cafe uses premium Minnesota-made ingredients to build a gotta-have burger.


Twin Cities chefs, cookbook authors, broadcasters among James Beard award nominees

Twin Cities chefs, cookbook authors, broadcasters among James Beard award nominees

Spoon and Stable pastry chef Diane Yang leads the list of local nominees.


Emphasizing local names, MSP Airport adding 25-plus new restaurants

Emphasizing local names, MSP Airport adding 25-plus new restaurants

Look for branches of Blue Door Pub, Hi-Lo Diner, Tattersall Distillery and more.


Madden's on Gull Lake opening two new restaurants at its Brainerd resort

Madden's on Gull Lake opening two new restaurants at its Brainerd resort

The new eateries will debut when Madden's opens its 89th season in April.


Market Bar-B-Que, 72 years young, is moving to northeast Minneapolis

Market Bar-B-Que, 72 years young, is moving to northeast Minneapolis

The restaurant's Eat Street home is being replaced by an apartment complex.


Parallel, a new Instagram-ready coffee cafe, opens near Target Field

Parallel, a new Instagram-ready coffee cafe, opens near Target Field

Local coffee lovers have been flocking to the new shop, and immediately posting their photos on social media.


New restaurant in former Craftsman space on E. Lake Street to focus on fresh pasta

New restaurant in former Craftsman space on E. Lake Street to focus on fresh pasta

At the Bungalow Club in the former Craftsman, chef/co-owner Andrew Kraft is promising a spot "where everyone can come and hang out."


NorthGate Brewing abruptly closes in northeast Minneapolis

NorthGate Brewing abruptly closes in northeast Minneapolis

The craft brewery announced the shuttering on its social media accounts.


One of the Twin Cities' tastiest burgers now served every day at Lowry Hill Meats

One of the Twin Cities' tastiest burgers now served every day at Lowry Hill Meats

It's a cause for celebration -- at least among cheeseburger fanatics -- as the Minneapolis butcher shop makes its Wednesday-only burger available to a wider audience.