In Brief

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.

Himalayan in Dinkytown

The new location of Himalayan, in Dinkytown, offers a slimmed down menu in a build-your-own, Chipotle-like format that grants speed without costing quality.

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Pajarito in St. Paul

Pajarito, a newly opened Mexican restaurant in St. Paul, deftly balances street food flavors and sophisticated atmosphere.

Marcus Arneson

Brunch at the Pig & Fiddle in Edina

Pig and Fiddle is serving up one of the best (and least-known) brunches in Southwest Minneapolis, with an emphasis on savory favorites.

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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.