Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: Dec. 2-8

The Hot Five includes an open-faced sandwich from Tullibee, Brasa’s famous green sauce, a meat and cheese plate from Draft Horse and more.

The Tap: Restaurant Openings and Closings in Late November

New openings in Minneapolis, St. Paul and beyond including Dumpling, Tullibee, McKinney Roe and more, plus closings including Mai Village and Mr. Robert’s.

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Hamburguesas El Gordo in St. Paul

St. Paul’s Hamburguesas El Gordo brings burgers with serious toppings, big lovely patties, and – this is crucial – a charred hot pepper on the side.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Heavy Table Hot Five: Nov. 18-24

The Hot Five features two dishes from the newly opened Dumpling in Longfellow, a killer turnover from Solomon’s, and some great yucca fries.

James Norton / Heavy Table

Saffron is Closing

The famed downtown Minneapolis Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant Saffron will be closing Dec. 3, 2016. World Street Kitchen will remain open.