In Brief

Old Southern BBQ Smokehouse in Hudson, Wis.

“Famous” Dave Anderson is back with a new line of barbecue restaurants, the Old Southern BBQ Smokehouse. We gave the food a thorough review.

Hamburguesas El Gordo in St. Paul

St. Paul’s Hamburguesas El Gordo brings burgers with serious toppings, big lovely patties, and – this is crucial – a charred hot pepper on the side.

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Bay Leaf Indian Cuisine in Eden Prairie

Bay Leaf Indian Cuisine in Eden Prairie may not look like much, but the proprietors are putting their effort into the food, and it shows.

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Eating Vegan at Hard Times Cafe

As befits its name, the Hard Times Cafe in Minneapolis serves tasty vegan and vegetarian entrees and desserts that are quite a bargain.

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Black Dog in Lowertown, St. Paul

Black Dog (308 Prince St, St. Paul) has been a Lowertown institution since 1998, long before it was cool to […]