Posts byAmy Rea

Lotus Leaf Thai in Eden Prairie

Lotus Leaf Thai may reside in a dreary strip mall, but there’s nothing downcast about its food, which is bright, bold, flavorful and balanced.

Keeping it Simple: Eden Prairie’s Lions Tap

For 60 years, Lions Tap in Eden Prairie has been a destination for people who want a hand-patted burger and crinkle fries without trendy accoutrements.

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Cook in Payne-Phalen, St. Paul

Cook St. Paul is a high-speed collision of Korean food with traditional American diner fare, and the result is great deal of fun.

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La Terraza Mexican in Mankato

La Terraza in Mankato makes a mean molcajete, among other things, and does its genre honor in a town with somewhat limited dining options.

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Restaurant Websites: The Heavy Table World Wide Web Wish List

14 key elements that restaurant websites are missing (or are ruined by). A website home page is the front door for a restaurant’s online identity.