With no trip to Paris in 2020 to satisfy his professional sweet tooth, John Kraus is looking forward to January 6 the 12th day of Christmas, not so much because it marks the occasion the wise men, Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar, visited the manger to pay homage to the baby Jesus, but becaus…

Cookie Cart is more than a cookie and it’s more than a cart: “It’s doing essential community work for North Minneapolis and St. Paul’s East Side by employing young people to bake and sell a product that’s in demand.”

Qualifying restaurants and bars in Hennepin County can apply for a grant of $15,000 as part of a new $13 million emergency fund by the county. Restaurants and bar owners who received money from an earlier round of funding from Hennepin County are eligible for $10,000, said Patricia Fitzgeral…

In the cover story of the October issue, we introduced you to a downtown Minneapolis group of restaurant owners who have banded together to come up with solutions to improve the downtown environment for both restaurant employees and customers. They believe that both the reality and perceptio…

Here's our Monday afternoon wrap-up of stories too late for the October issue and too early for November. Get updates on cheese boxes, employment changes and a restaurant closing.

Cooking a pork steak on a Zoom call with 150 other virtual people in pajamas is a far cry from the raucous pork-themed bacchanalia of a typical Cochon 555 event, but it was an enjoyable homebound reminder that the restaurant industry struggles onward as do the local farmers that support it.

“It was truly an opportunity to finally open my own restaurant,” he said about Caribbean Smokehouse in Stillwater. “People ask why I didn't do…

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