Posts byAmy Rea

Crisp & Green in the North Loop

Crisp and Green offers a variety of high-end, well-produced salads, but are consumers ready to shell out a premium for a greens-focused menu?

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.

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.

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.