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St. Genevieve

St. Genevieve

  When Jess asked me if I liked French food, my surprising response was, “I don’t know!” Enter St. Genevieve, a restaurant with no website but a sufficient Facebook page with an “About” section to provide an introduction: “A Parisian-inspired buvette in the heart of the Lynnhurst neighborhood. Champagne: all day, every day.” I said why not, and … Continue reading

Salut Bar Américain – Saint Paul

Salut Bar Américain – Saint Paul

Another patio favorite in this shortened summer of 2013 is Salut Bar Américain. With locations in the ever popular 50th and France area of Edina and Grand Avenue of Saint Paul, Salut and its surrounding shopping venues allows for an afternoon or evening event.  Brunch, Lunch, Dinner or Happy Hour at Salut are all wins, and … Continue reading

Colette Bar & Bistro

Colette Bar & Bistro

In January’s review I mentioned one of my all time favorites, the Sofitel, which brought back fond memories of many great experiences over the years. In fact this February I found the time to treat myself, clients and co-workers on three separate occasions. The Sofitel restaurant is named Colette Bar & Bistro and is located … Continue reading

Meritage

Meritage

The Hamm Building in downtown St. Paul was built in 1915 and is a blend of limestone, brick and terra cotta (whose ornamentation is considered to be among the best in the Midwest). While its architecture has landed it on the National Register of Historic Places, what it contains is far more appealing to me. … Continue reading