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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.


Burger Friday: At FireLake in downtown Minneapolis, it's all about lamb

Burger Friday: At FireLake in downtown Minneapolis, it's all about lamb

Take a break from beef with chef Keven Kvalsten's chèvre-topped lamb burger.


Rochester lands a James Beard award-winning Twin Cities chef

Rochester lands a James Beard award-winning Twin Cities chef

Paul Berglund, formerly of the Bachelor Farmer, is taking the helm at Fiddlehead Coffee Co.


Burger Friday: Check out this wood-fired cheeseburger at Stillwater's newest hotel

Burger Friday: Check out this wood-fired cheeseburger at Stillwater's newest hotel

At Matchstick, chef Tim Favre is cooking over burning oak, a method that is especially well-suited to burgers.


Ten things you need to know about chef Gavin Kaysen's new North Loop restaurant

Ten things you need to know about chef Gavin Kaysen's new North Loop restaurant

Demi, the small-scaled sibling to Spoon and Stable and Bellecour, is scheduled to open in mid-February.


Burger Friday: Hop on board for a beer-friendly burger at Bus Stop in Minneapolis

Burger Friday: Hop on board for a beer-friendly burger at Bus Stop in Minneapolis

There's lager in the cheese, and hops in the patty.


Market Bar-B-Que sparks nostalgia in its new northeast Minneapolis home

Market Bar-B-Que sparks nostalgia in its new northeast Minneapolis home

Owners Steve and Anthony Polski went to great lengths to ensure that their 73-year-old dining landmark closely resembles its previous incarnation.


The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year

The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year

Burger Friday makes a hunger-inducing salute to 2018's top contenders.


Burger Friday: The 'Perfect Burger' returns, still worthy of its name

Burger Friday: The 'Perfect Burger' returns, still worthy of its name

Chef Erick Harcey is reproducing his signature Victory 44 burger at Willards in Cambridge, Minn. It's worth the drive.


Newcomer restaurant Prime 6 abruptly closes in downtown Minneapolis' City Center

Newcomer restaurant Prime 6 abruptly closes in downtown Minneapolis' City Center

The restaurant, serving a something-for-everyone menu, opened in February.


Get a peek inside the steakhouse opening in the former La Belle Vie

Get a peek inside the steakhouse opening in the former La Belle Vie

The historic dining and drinking venue at 510 Groveland in Minneapolis reopens on Jan. 7.