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Winter Brunch at Cafe Alma

On a frigid December Sunday, it was high time for some brunch and some Christmas shopping. So, Victoria and I slid from the parked car, across ice dams, to Cafe Alma for some wholesome breakfast food. Although I had wholeheartedly sworn off Alma in…

January 2, 2019
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Revisiting Young Joni

Following copious amounts of Christmas shopping, my father and I were in need of revitalization. And nothing sounded better than a late lunch at Young Joni. My father, an avid Pizzeria Lola fan, had never been. And, having not returned myself since my summer…

December 30, 2018
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Dine / Alma – Minneapolis, MN

Alma is often called one of the top restaurants in the Twin Cities. Heralded by Zagat, Vogue, James Beard and more, Alma was established in 1999 by a former New York City chef, Alex Roberts; Roberts was well trained, and a founder of the…

September 20, 2018
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Dine / Young Joni – Minneapolis, MN

One of the biggest blessings about living in Minneapolis again – I have close friends here who actually want to eat high caliber meals! After years in Madison with hard to coordinate foodie friends and with BFFs on limited budgets in Chicago (me included!), there…

September 13, 2018
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Minneapolis Restaurant Week at Café Lurcat

In the height of the summer, wearing atrociously unstable wedges, I met my friends from college at Café Lurcat in Loring Park. I hadn’t been to the restaurant since a Junior Prom meal several years back, so I was excited to re-experience the sophisticated…

August 23, 2018
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Dine / Bellecour – Wayzata, Minnesota

Located in the swanky town of Wayzata – perhaps the most blue-blooded enclave of the Upper Midwest – is Bellecour, the latest buzzing restaurant from Chef Gavin Kaysen. A departure from sister restaurant, Spoon and Stable, Bellecour features white-washed Nantucket decor, French delicacies, and a…

August 9, 2018
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Dine / Spoon and Stable – Minneapolis

It just happens to be a space that lives up to the hype… Located in a booming warehouse district, not far from other Minneapolis cult favorites like The Bachelor Farmer,  Spoon and Stable is probably the most formidable force on the Twin Cities dining scene at…

August 6, 2017