In Brief

Egg Benedictions at Jensen’s Cafe in Burnsville

Eggs Benedict are the thing to order at Jensen’s Cafe in Burnsville.

Como Dockside in Como Park in St. Paul

In St. Paul’s Como Park, Dockside serves up excellent Louisiana-style appetizers with a side of cognitive dissonance.

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Big River Pizza in Lowertown, Saint Paul

Big River Pizza’s fire-breathing oven turns out must-have pizzas made from the best local ingredients.


Monello and Constantine at the Hotel Ivy in Minneapolis

Monello and Constantine in the Hotel Ivy present a study in contrasts – upstairs (Monello), is really where it’s at.


River Rock Coffee in St. Peter

St. Peter’s River Rock Coffee has a limited but mostly excellent menu, with many ingredients sourced from nearby farms, and cooked and baked from scratch.