Posts byJames Norton

The Tap: February Restaurant Openings and Closings

This week’s restaurant openings and closings, and what lies ahead: new Szechuan in the North Loop, and a remake for Grand Cafe.

The 2017 Minneapolis-St. Paul Valentine’s Day Cheatsheet

The 2017 Valentine’s Day Cheatsheet will help you make the perfect reservation, pick the finest chocolates, or drown your sorrows in bratwurst and kraut.

Tricia Cornell / Heavy Table

Heavy Table Hot Five: Feb. 3-9

Delicious pork buns from a University Avenue restaurant, a killer cardamom breve from the Bachelor Farmer Cafe and more on the Hot Five.

Isabel Subtil / Heavy Table

Strip Club Meat and Fish to Close in July

The Strip Club Meat and Fish will shut its doors on July 1, 2017. The restaurant, helmed by J.D. Fratzke and Tim Niver, is a St. Paul dining destination.

James Norton / Heavy Table

Cafe Frieda by Du Nord Craft Spirits vs. Kahlua

In the contest between Minnesota-made Cafe Frieda and Kahlua for the title of Coffee Liqueur King, there’s no contest. Unless money is an object.