Posts byTed Held

Sour Soup at Kolap Restaurant in St. Paul

The sour soup at Kolap in St. Paul is a under-heralded marvel of flavor, depth, complexity and pure balanced joy presented in soup format.

North Coast Nosh at the Food Building – A Recap

The North Coast Nosh at the Food Building featured some of the best food, coffee, beer, and spirits artisans of the Upper Midwest.

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Barbecue at Revival, St. Paul

The barbecue program at Revival isn’t perfect, but it’s pretty darn strong and features a sausage-plus-bun combo that rules the roost.

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Augustine’s in Merriam Park, St. Paul

Augustine’s in Mac-Groveland is a bakery/coffee shop as well as a restaurant with full bar offering good food, an inviting atmosphere, and congenial staff.

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Tori Ramen in St. Paul

For a restaurant with only 10 items on the menu, Tori Ramen in St. Paul presents the diner with some delightful choices, all but one starring poultry.