In Brief

Arepa Bite in Mounds View

When you’re heading north of the Cities and feel despair at the dominance of big chains; there is a better option – it’s Arepa Bite in Mounds View.

PinKU in Minneapolis

PinKU is presenting humble, honest, beautifully prepared Japanese-inspired food without too much pandering to the American palate.

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Jefe Urban Hacienda in Minneapolis

The newly opened Jefe Urban Hacienda combines style and substance to create a Mexican street food-inspired eatery with a lot of class.

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The Unofficial Dive Bar & Grill in St. Anthony

The Unofficial in St. Anthony takes a cheerful, faux approach to a dive bar, but takes its food quite seriously.

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Catrina’s Cerveza and Grill in Minneapolis

Catrina’s offers quality classic Mexican fare efficiently piped through a customizable, Chipotle-inspired menu system featuring bowls, salads, and tacos.