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Chef Paul Berglund is leaving four-star Bachelor Farmer

The James Beard award-winning chef is departing at the end of the month after a critically lauded six-year run.


Burger Friday: At Dalton & Wade, a patty melt lands in the North Loop

Although the folks behind the North Loop's new Dalton & Wade have plenty of burger experience, they went the patty melt route instead. With winning results.


Hewing Hotel finally opening coveted rooftop bar to public – for 1 day a week

The showy patio and lounge will now welcome the neighborhood on Tuesdays and feature cocktails by Tattersall Distilling.


Christopher Kimball to showcase food on stage in Minneapolis

The founder of Milk Street, a food publication with a range of media platforms, brings a live version to the Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts on Sept. 27.


Popular cookie dough food truck expanding to Mall of America with new shop

Dough Dough debuted on wheels in May of this year.


Freebie alert: Star Tribune's lip balm flavor revealed for Minnesota State Fair

"Stick" with the Strib for the best in fairgrounds freebies.


Sneak peek: Red Cow's newest restaurant replaces Green Mill in Uptown

Red Cow is known for its Angus beef, aged ribeye, short rib and brisket burgers, including its award-winning double barrel burger.

The popular local chain now has five locations.


Burger Friday: A classic cheeseburger, at the new Original on 42nd

Put two skilled chefs into a tiny sandwich shop, and one result is a first-rate cheeseburger.


Downtown Minneapolis Hilton unveils new restaurant, $27M renovation

The revamped hotel now features the Ten 01 Social restaurant, a new market and more.


Shake Shack aiming for its second Minnesota location in Edina, near Southdale

Shake Shack is hoping to open a second Minnesota location in Edina.

The popular New York-based burger chain submitted a proposal for a new outpost just outside of Southdale mall in Edina.


Burger Friday: It's not just about hot dogs at Portillo's in Woodbury

The Chicago-based chain, new to Minnesota, also features a number of burgers on its moderately priced menu. And you know what? Not bad for a fast-food joint.


Dinkytown's Loring Pasta Bar closes; managers plan to reopen with new name

Dinkytown's landmark Loring Pasta Bar has closed, and a group of longtime managers will soon reopen the space with a new name.


North Loop pioneer HauteDish has closed

The restaurant, known for it's playful takes on comfort food favorites, closed Monday evening.


David Fhima taking over historic Forum Cafeteria space in downtown Mpls.

After nearly 20 years in St. Paul, he's returning to Minneapolis with Bistro 3.7.3.


Victory 44 has closed; Upton 43 is moving to North Loop

Chef/owner Erick Harcey has shuttering his north Minneapolis restaurant, and is moving his south Minneapolis restaurant to the North Loop.


Second stand at State Fair gets kosher certification

The lines are about to get longer at Fresh French Fries.


Downtown Minneapolis bar with 50 taps coming to Mall of America

City Works will debut on level 2 later this year.


Buffalo Wild Wings' new small-format store debuts today in Edina

The first of two B-Dubs Express locations in Minnesota opens on Monday.


Burger Friday: Suburban chain Willy McCoy's serves big Juicy Lucys at low prices

On Monday, burger prices are cut in half. And most beers are 2-for-1 all day, every day.


Brasa Rotisserie turns 10, celebrates with outdoor party on Sunday

Patrons are invited to a bash at the Minneapolis location on Sunday.