Uptown restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine

Kathleen Ambre

October 8, 2009

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This contemporary yet casual eatery–flaunting deep ebony hard woods, expresso-stained walls and elegant parasol light fixtures–is the latest of three Thai restaurants to emerge in the Uptown locale. Adorned with bamboo stalks... Read more »

The Hard Times Café easy on the tastebuds

Bernardo Vigil

September 30, 2009

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Located a stones throw away from the U's west bank campus just off of the intersection of Cedar and Riverside Ave. in Minneapolis, The Hard Times Cafe is an all-vegetarian, punk-rock, co-op run (all of the employees are co-owners... Read more »

A Taste of Trinidad on Nicollet Avenue

Kathleen Ambre

May 8, 2009

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Wafts of warm masala spices—smokey black peppercorn, sweet ginger, and spicy habanero chile—cloud the entrance of Harry Singh's Caribbean Restaurant. Scattered tables and chairs, alongside swoops of decorative clutter suspended... Read more »

American classics at Convention Grill in Edina

chloe quinn

April 24, 2009

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Turn on the television, read the paper, or listen to the radio and there's surely going to be something about the battle against unhealthy food, hydrogenated oils, or saturated fats. Sure, it's important to maintain a healthy... Read more »

Exotic eats at Tiger Sushi

chloe quinn

April 22, 2009

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On 28th and Lyndale sits the hip and modern Tiger Sushi; with a huge sushi bar that takes up half of the room and an attractive interior full of color and vivacity, this sushi destination provides a delectable mixture of the entertaining... Read more »

Patisserie Margo: the perfect sweet stop

maria cass

March 24, 2009

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A small store front in a strip mall, Patisserie Margo does anything but stand out. However, don't let the plain green awning and single chair patio disillusion you: Patisserie Margo sets the bar for other small and locally owned... Read more »

Taiwanese dining experience at Evergreen

kathleen ambre

March 3, 2009

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Embedded in an ethnic haven on the "eat street" of Nicollet Avenue, beneath Hanguyen International Supermarket, Evergreen emits a very casual atmosphere and authentic Taiwanese dining experience. Fading watercolor wallpaper trims... Read more »

Local Bakery Voted “Best Bread”

maria cass

February 12, 2009

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If being voted "Best Bread" in 2007 by City Pages isn't enough to make you want to visit Rustica Bakery in South Minneapolis, then you should know that it is also located in the same building as Java Jacks, an independent, local... Read more »

Delicious Creations at Cupcake

Emily Roberts

February 12, 2009

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Grandma's kitchen has always been the haven where delicious, fresh baked treats are plentiful. However, Cupcake Cafe, located in Minneapolis, may have grandmas everywhere looking for a new hobby. Every day, for the past... Read more »