In Brief

Sweet Chow in the North Loop, Minneapolis

Sweet Chow’s clean, dialed in, slightly edited interpretations of South Asian classic seem perfectly poised to take the North Loop by storm.

Red Bench Bakery in Chaska

Stellar sandwiches and soups, a changing assortment of French and American pastries, and a charming, historic location make Chaska’s Red Bench Bakery a food destination in the western suburbs.

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The Japanese Combo Breakfast at JK’s Table in Edina

We were feeling nostalgic for a Japanese breakfast, and we’d heard that JK’s Table in Edina served one, so given […]

Biergarten Germania in Lowertown, St. Paul

Biergarten Germania, with its relatively light culinary touch, emphasis on being of Lowertown, St. Paul (a drink named for Bill Murray is a nice touch), and informal vibe is a welcome twist on the German theme-restaurant formula.

Pita King in Minneapolis

Pita King doesn’t look like much from the street, but its food – particularly its falafel and its homemade baklava – really shines.