In Brief

Red Sauce Rebellion in Excelsior

Red Sauce Rebellion in Excelsior is firing on all cylinders, from service to starters to sides to mains. It’s serving Italian-American food done with a great deal of care.

Nye’s redux in Northeast Minneapolis

The rebooted Nye’s may be in the same physical location as the original, but the new experience combines stuffy service with poorly mixed drinks.

Gramsky’s in Brooklyn Park

Under the cover of a low-key exterior, Gramsky’s is putting out some stellar sandwiches and worth-the-trip fried catfish in Brooklyn Park.

Sift Gluten-Free Bakery in Nokomis, Minneapolis

Sift Gluten-Free Bakery in Minneapolis may lack gluten, but flavor is there in spades, for gluten-free and gluten-ful diners alike.

Hai Hai in Northeast Minneapolis

With a strong, cohesive menu composed of bold flavors and bright colors, Hai Hai brings a sense of exuberance and joy to diners.