Posts byJames Norton

The Tap: Restaurant Openings and Closings for Mid-March

New, upcoming, and closing restaurants in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, with an eye toward independent establishments.

Mirror Universe Hazy IPA by Fair State

Mirror Universe is a new (in cans) hazy IPA produced by Minnesota’s Fair State Brewing Cooperative, and it’s an unusually balanced and mellow example of its style.

Pita King in Minneapolis

Pita King doesn’t look like much from the street, but its food – particularly its falafel and its homemade baklava – really shines.

Heavy Table Hot Five: March 9-15

Some killer baklava from Pita King, the self-titled Red Wagon pizza at Red Wagon Pizza and more on this week’s Hot Five.

Mango Bango at Sota Hot and Cold Thai Rolled Ice Cream

Thai rolled ice cream may be a novelty, but Sota Hot and Cold proves that it’s also a delicious way to enjoy a frozen dessert.