James Beard Awards Semifinalists

Today, the James Beard Foundation released the list of semifinalists for the 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards! For those of you who don’t know, these are annual awards for excellence in the food and drink industry, they are the Oscars of food.  The finalist will be announced on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The awards ceremony will … Continue reading “James Beard Awards Semifinalists”

Craft Cocktail Bars in the Twin Cities

Craft Cocktails have been sweeping the nation with mixologists creating unique concoctions from homemade bitters to hand cut ice cubes.  These establishments have brought back an old-school vibe and swagger to the new era.  Check out the joints serving some of the finest and most creative libations around. Bradstreet Crafthouse – Bradstreet Crafthouse is a modern … Continue reading “Craft Cocktail Bars in the Twin Cities”

Mexican in the Twin Cities

Authentic Mexican food can be hard to find in Minnesota.  Sure you can find tacos and burritos anywhere but let your taste buds explode and explore beyond the norm.  Here are some joints you should check out. Barrio – Barrio made the Best of Eat + Drink in 2012, and it’s no question why.  This … Continue reading “Mexican in the Twin Cities”

Brunch Spots in the Twin Cities

The weekend is meant for relaxing.  Brunch is a perfect way to start those days while catching up with family and friends over bloody mary’s and mimosas. Fire Lake Grill House & Cocktail Bar – A blend of classic Midwestern meets Mediterranean mix best captures the food at FireLake.  Their weekend Brunch starts at 11 and … Continue reading “Brunch Spots in the Twin Cities”

Pubs near the University of Minnesota

If you find yourself strolling around U of M looking for a place to take a load off, here is your solution.  A Pub guide around the University of Minnesota. Blarney Pub & Grill – This is a solid spot for a beer before or after a Gopher’s game.  They have Karaoke on Thursdays starting at 9 with $2 … Continue reading “Pubs near the University of Minnesota”

Wine Bars in Minneapolis

We all enjoy a great glass of wine  while enjoying a night out on the town.  Here is a list of can’t miss Wine Bars and restaurants in Minneapolis. Bev’s Wine Bar – For nearly 20 years, Bev’s has remained a local hotspot for Warehouse District residents, serving perfect pours of house selected wines, beers and … Continue reading “Wine Bars in Minneapolis”

March Madness Specials in the Twin Cities

Hopefully you got your brackets done in time and now you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the games.  Here is a guide for some cheap drinks at spots you won’t miss a second of the action. Alary’s Bar – $4 Domestic Taps and Bottles Champps of St Paul – $3.50 20 oz Coors Lights Hubert’s … Continue reading “March Madness Specials in the Twin Cities”

Rooftops in Minneapolis/St. Paul

This was a tough winter but with Spring upon us it’s time to get out of hibernation.  Here is a guide to some fantastic rooftops to sip your cocktail and grab a bite. Amore Victoria – In the Uptown area you will find hand crafted food and beer at Amore Victoria.  Enjoy the fine fare on … Continue reading “Rooftops in Minneapolis/St. Paul”

Can’t miss Guinness spots in Minneapolis/St Paul

Guinness is something that can’t be rushed if your looking for a perfect pint.  Remember it takes a few minutes to pour..a proper one that is.  Here are some must visit spots in Minneapolis/St. Paul for the dark stuff. Minneapolis Brit’s Pub – For over 20 years they have been Minneapolis’s own little corner of the … Continue reading “Can’t miss Guinness spots in Minneapolis/St Paul”

Your Guide to Sports Bars/Pubs in Downtown Minneapolis

We love our sports as much as you do.  Here is your downtown guide on great spots to cheer for your team with fellow fans.  Great beer and food go hand in hand with a ball game and these are sure to be can’t miss experiences. 508 Bar and Restaurant – The 508 Bar + Restaurant has … Continue reading “Your Guide to Sports Bars/Pubs in Downtown Minneapolis”