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.

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.

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.