In Brief

La Terraza Mexican in Mankato

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 the Pie Guy in Kingfield

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.

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Barbecue at Revival, St. Paul

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.

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Red Rabbit in the North Loop, Minneapolis

Solid, approachable food and servers who walk the fine line between being friendly and being intrusive have given Red Rabbit a solid start.

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Five Observations About the New Ha Tien Super Market

Ha Tien’s second, much larger location is open on the east side of St. Paul in a former Byerly’s store.