Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: Feb. 16-22

A winter rose from Rose Street Patisserie, spicy soup from a Somali restaurant called O-City, oatmilk cappuccino from Peace Coffee and more on the Hot Five.

Former Pepitos Space to Become El Burrito Minneapolis

The former Pepitos restaurant space will become a new El Burrito Mercado-run restaurant called El Burrito Minneapolis in June of 2018.

Heavy Table Hot Five: Feb. 9-15

Everything from great pad Thai at a St. Paul pho shop to a traditional British meat pie and a Somali/Oromo sport plate on East Lake Street in the Hot Five.

The Tap: After the Party

The Super Bowl’s visit to Minneapolis and St. Paul tapped into the whole #BoldNorth thing, but we could’ve done a better job showing off the region’s myriad bold flavors.

The Banana Split at Book Club

Book Club, the new Kim Bartmann powerhouse restaurant in Armatage, is serving some thoughtful dishes including a terrific rendition of a banana split.