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It's the third location for chef/owner Alex Roberts' popular ode to rotisserie chicken, slow-roasted pork, fried catfish, the city's best cornbread, Cheddar-infused grits and other takeout-friendly delights.

812 W. 46th St., Mpls., 612-315-3395,

La Delicious Bread

Chef/owner Brandon Vang is lighting up a former Tim Hortons outlet with baguettes, croissants, tarts, éclairs, cream puffs, macarons and other temptations, plus a half-dozen bánh mì. A long coffee menu, too.

2158 Rice St., Maplewood, 651-797-4620,


Pick up an ever-changing variety of family-style dinners twice a week (Tuesday and Friday) that are built around chef/owner Gustavo Romero's artisanal tortillas. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

1222 NE. 2nd St., Mpls.,

Northern Fires Pizza

After generating a fan base with his mobile operation, chef/owner Arie Peisert has christened a year-round, brick-and-mortar outlet — takeout only — for his first-rate wood-fired pizzas.

1839 E. 42nd St., Mpls., 612-424-1428,