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Dark Horse

Dark Horse

From The Draft Horse in Mpls to Dark Horse in St. Paul, you’ll find two very different experiences – both worthy of your time! Dark Horse Bar & Eatery is another Lowertown hit, located on E. 7th Street near CHS Field and across the street from the famous Gopher Bar “Coney Island Dogs, Cash Only”!   … Continue reading

The Draft Horse

The Draft Horse

Housed in the Food Building of NE Mpls, along with Red Table Meat and Baker’s Field Flour & Bread, is The Draft Horse. Who would have guessed that a Pot Pie would be the reason you should dine at The Draft Horse? I seriously would never have thought that I would order a pot pie in the first place nor that it would be a recommendation of conviction!

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LYN65

LYN65

  Until LYN65 opened in 2014, Richfield, MN was not particularly known for being a dining destination.  As their website proclaims, “Our Principals: Fresh | Independent | Friendliness”, and so it is!  My initial introduction was shortly after its opening (thanks Hogie), and recently I had another exceptional experience, this time with family. At LYN65 … Continue reading

Revival

Revival

Although much later than we anticipated (“Big Deal Neil”, “Jowen” and I had been planning a 2015 Holiday Lunch since Thanksgiving), Revival was worth the wait! Just this week we met at Revival’s front door at 11:00 sharp to garner a premier table at this “first-come, first-serve basis” hopping and very busy restaurant. Soon after being seated the restaurant … Continue reading

Pilgrimage Cafe

Pilgrimage Cafe

It’s mid-December, and we’re winding down a great 2015, but not without first checking out a few of my prior favorites (and some new ones, too). The agenda thus far has included Marla’s, Saint Dinette, Black Horse, Lela, Northbound, Unideli (a future review location), and this month’s hit, Pilgrimage. Located in the Standish neighborhood of … Continue reading

Saint Dinette

Saint Dinette

Saint Paul’s Lowertown, with Mears Park, The Farmers Market and recently completed CHS Field baseball park, home of the St. Paul Saints, has become a thriving diners paradise.   One of Lowertown’s newcomers is Saint Dinette located in the Rayette Building at East 5th and Wall St. The Rayette has been transformed as has much of … Continue reading

Pat’s Tap

Pat’s Tap

I completely love urban dining and am continuously amazed at what is missed living in suburbia.  Literally, on many an obscure street corner in Minneapolis and it’s little twin St. Paul there is great food, drink and fun!  “Drive Fast. Take Chances. Eat Cheese Curds.”, this is Pat’s Tap!  I was fortunate to enjoy an … Continue reading

The Freehouse

The Freehouse

What better way to  spend a cold winter Saturday in MN than with the family  at the new North Loop brewpub, The Freehouse.  Brought to you by the owners of Blue Plate, which includes such restaurants as Scusi and The Lowery along with  several other local favorites; Freehouse is a venue comprised of great food and … Continue reading

Stone Tap | Hudson, WI

Stone Tap | Hudson, WI

Who remembers Dibbo’s Bar and Nightclub in Hudson, WI and Tuesday Banana Night, come on be honest??? It’s gone now and what remains is much better, the fully restored 140 year old building with its limestone walls and brick façade is now home to Stone Tap.  Located on Hudson’s main drag (2nd Street), Stone Tap adds … Continue reading