Posts byJames Norton

Heavy Table Hot Five: July 22-28

Asam Laksa from Peninsula Malaysian, new beer from Fulton’s Imperial Series, crispy rice from PinKU and more on in the Hot Five.

PinKU in Minneapolis

PinKU is presenting humble, honest, beautifully prepared Japanese-inspired food without too much pandering to the American palate.

Brenda Johnson / Heavy Table

The Tap: Restaurant Formats That Work

Restaurant format can make a real difference. Streamlined menus, upscale downscale Italian food and other formulas are doing well in Minnesota.

Becca Dilley / Heavy Table

Jefe Urban Hacienda in Minneapolis

The newly opened Jefe Urban Hacienda combines style and substance to create a Mexican street food-inspired eatery with a lot of class.

Amy Rea / Heavy Table

Heavy Table Hot Five: July 15-21

The Heavy Table Hot Five features a plantain dessert from the newly opened Jefe, Silhouette Cafe, Sociable Cider Werks and more.