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Executive chef Lucas Rosenbrook prepares seven courses ($85) for meat-and-seafood eaters, and six courses ($62) for vegetarians. Add a four-pour wine pairing for $46.

528 University Av. SE., Mpls.,

Joan's in the Park

Co-owners — and excellent hosts — Joan Schmitt and Susan Dunlop are offering four courses for $69, with options in each course. There's a wine pairing for $33.

631 S. Snelling Av., St. Paul,


At her just-opened restaurant, chef/owner Karyn Tomlinson is offering a 2  1/2-hour tasting menu for $135.

470 S. Cleveland Av., St. Paul,

Sooki & Mimi

This Uptown newcomer offers three courses for $50, with four choices in each course. Chef/co-owner Ann Kim also features family-style supplements (served with corn tortillas, pickled and fresh vegetables, avocado and salsas), in the form of a whole fish preparation ($45) and skirt steak ($42).

1432 W. 31st St., Mpls.,


Chef/owner Steven Brown is serving three courses for $45, with options that include jicama-cucumber gazpacho, ramp-garlic pappardelle and a peach-topped almond cake.

2726 W. 43rd St., Mpls.,


At this small-scale, seafood-forward gem, chef/owner Erik Skaar's ever-changing menu features three courses for $75, with a few options in each course.

4016 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park,