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The Hoopla at High-flying Hilton Minneapolis' Grand-reopening

The overly limber acrobats dangling from bolts of cloths anchored to the ceiling of the newly remodeled Hilton Minneapolis during its grand reopening won’t be hanging around when future conferences book the center, but attendees will still be impressed by the new look of the place.

Bartmann Adds 3% Charge to Cover Rising Insurance Rates

Most discerning diners insist their meat be humanely raised and come from healthy animals that are as happy as can be expected since we all know the ending to a chicken’s and pig’s tale. So should we really be concerned if we have to pay a 3 percent surcharge to help a restaurant pay for its employees’ health care insurance? Wouldn’t that translate into healthier, happier restaurant employees?​

Thanks to Jonathan Locke, This Lady Who Lunches Has the Best Job

Having a leisurely lunch with Columnist Jonathan Locke involves a glass of house wine for him and iced tea for me—he has the day off, I have to go back to work. And when he gets going on his days as a chef is San Francisco, work be damned, there’s time for another round. What’s a third glass of iced tea among friends?

Cool Design and Innovation from Red Rooster Harlem

Twin Cities fine diners will remember when Marcus Samulesson, the African-born, Swedish-raised chef, brought his innovative restaurant, Aquavit, to Minneapolis' IDS Center. The renowned chef has since written several cookbooks and opened other restaurants, but his Red Rooster Harlem in NYC is a love letter to both of his roots, although a little more heavy on the African side.

How a Home Cook Created a Revenue Stream With a Swedish Flair

What makes the food-on-demand market so enticing is that in addition to the large, national players like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, there are individuals cooking for their neighbors within the boundaries of a reasonable delivery area.

Lunch Dates: Catching Up With Our Columnist Klecko

Usually when I haven’t seen our colorful columnist Klecko for a while, our first order of conversation is to catalog his latest tattoos. But this time it was his footwear that caught my attention.

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Top Chefs

Benjamin Rients – Lyn 65 Kitchen and Bar | Alex Roberts – Restaurant Alma and Brasa

I think it’s safe to say the Twin Cities restaurant community is glad Alex Roberts opted against a career in medicine, choosing instead to wield a blade in the kitchen, not an operating room.

Steven Brown – Tilia and St. Genevieve | Paul Backer – St. Genevieve

Asked about the pre-opening hype surrounding St. Genevieve, Steven Brown played it cool, suggesting the frothy excitement before high-profile openings risked setting public expectations dangerously high.

Daniel del Prado and Isaac Becker – Burch Steak

In the pre-opening hours at Burch, it’s plain to see how much work goes into running the vast upscale restaurant.

Tyge Nelson – Pajarito | Tim McKee – Parasole Restaurant Holdings

To find a top chef mentored by Tim McKee, all one has to do is stand blindfolded in front of a map of the Twin Cities culinary scene and throw a dart.

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