La Terraza in Mankato makes a mean molcajete, among other things, and does its genre honor in a town with somewhat limited dining options.
Dave Hulett is the eponymous Pie Guy, making it all happen. He’s not just the name on the door, he’s the chief pie-maker and short-order cook.
The barbecue program at Revival isn’t perfect, but it’s pretty darn strong and features a sausage-plus-bun combo that rules the roost.
Solid, approachable food and servers who walk the fine line between being friendly and being intrusive have given Red Rabbit a solid start.
Ha Tien’s second, much larger location is open on the east side of St. Paul in a former Byerly’s store.