In Brief

Burgers at Jimmy’s Pro Billiards

The focus at Jimmy’s Pro Billiards might seem to be pool, but don’t be fooled — they’re turning out great burgers.

Cinco de Mayo Mercado in Minneapolis

Amid the buzz at 38th and Nicollet, Cinco De Mayo has been humming along for nearly ten years, with crave-able carnitas and made-fresh-daily tortillas.

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Ha Tien Market and Deli

Ha Tien Market, known for its banh mi, is one of the Twin Cities’ best places for Vietnamese takeout.

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Cold Front Coffee, Ice Cream, and Soda in St. Paul

Cold Front is a modern soda shop serving coffee, pastries, ice cream, and scratch sodas in its St. Paul neighborhood.

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St. Patrick’s Tavern in New Prague

The lowly St. Patrick’s Tavern at the foot of a church-bearing hill offers decent bar food, if not much ambiance or server chat.