Heavy Table Hot Five: Jan. 23-29

A killer Russian Imperial by Lift Bridge and hamburger heaven from Modern Cafe this week in the Hot Five.

The 128 Cafe in Merriam Park, St. Paul

For nearly 20 years, the 128 Cafe has been a mainstay in the Merriam Park neighborhood of St. Paul — a full epoch in an industry where trends come and go, where high concept restaurants open to great fanfare, only to fail to meet the mark or simply fall out of fashion and shut their doors.


Twin Cities Table: A Week of Good Eats for a Good Cause

Join ten of the Twin Cities’ top chefs at Minnesota Monthly’s newest event, Twin Cities Table, a five-night dinner series benefiting Open Arms of Minnesota.

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Uber Duber by Bauhaus Brew Labs

Described on the bright blue bomber bottle packaging as “a hoppy bock,” Bauhaus Brew Lab’s Uber Duber is a funky seasonal.

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Tu B’Shevat Dinner, Peppers and Fries, and More

Peppers and Fries on Lake Street, a Tu B’Shevat dinner to remember, Du Nord Cocktail room opens and more in the Tap.