Filed under Seafood

Louis Ristorante & Bar

Louis Ristorante & Bar

My wife has been dragging me to Cossetta’s on West 7th Street in St. Paul for years; she is a huge fan, and I have always been willing to accommodate her wishes, “happy wife, happy life”.  Generally I am not a fan of standing in line to order my meal and then standing in line … Continue reading

Smack Shack’s New Digs

Smack Shack’s New Digs

Smack Shack revisited… kind of but not really?  My May 2012 review started out,  “A corner bar in Northeast Minneapolis with a meat raffle on Fridays, Bingo on Saturdays, and “outstanding food?!”  Fast forward to March of 2013, Smack Shack has another home, 603 Washington Avenue North, in the venerable North Loop with great food companions … Continue reading

The 1029 Bar – Smack Shack

The 1029 Bar – Smack Shack

A corner bar in Northeast Minneapolis with a meat raffle on Fridays, Bingo on Saturdays, and “outstanding food”?!  Man was Triple D right on this one!!  The 1029 Bar at Marshall St NE and across the street from my friends at Graco is one of a kind!  On yet another rainy Saturday this April, Barb … Continue reading

The Oceanaire

The Oceanaire

Great seafood in Minnesota is not as easy to find as it is on either of the coasts. As fond as I might be of a Friday night fish fry at the local VFW, this is not my definition of seafood. My wife and I have often boasted of our endless search for the best … Continue reading

Sea Change Restaurant & Bar

Sea Change Restaurant & Bar

In the Riverfront District of Minneapolis, and behind the same royal blue walls as the Guthrie Theatre, is the restaurant Sea Change, December’s Ritter Review venue. You would never know you were dining in the shadows of what used to be the world’s largest flour mill as this place is swanky and is run by … Continue reading

Black Fin Bistro

My November review takes place in at the southernmost point in the Continental United States – Key West, Florida. I have been to Key West several times and each or those I marvel at the entertainment value of people watching on Duval Street where it seems like Mardi Gras 365 days a year. This particular … Continue reading

Sea Salt Eatery

Located in Minnehaha Falls Pavilion, Sea Salt Eatery has become known for its beautiful location, fun and inviting atmosphere, and great seafood. Voted “2008 Best Seafood Restaurant” by City Pages, it is becoming increasingly known for its unique and delicious addition to summer at the Falls. My first impression of Sea Salt  was that it … Continue reading