In Brief

Paddy Shack at Halftime Rec in St. Paul

The Halftime Rec adds mighty fine fish and chips and corned beef to their brag list with the Paddy Shack.

Breakfast at Savage’s Windmill Cafe

The Windmill Cafe offers nothing fancy, but its stick-to-your-ribs offerings are American classics.

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Cafe Racer Kitchen in Seward, Minneapolis

Cafe Racer Kitchen is serving up clean, simple food in a chic space in Seward, Minneapolis.

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Sassy Spoon in Nokomis, Minneapolis

Along with Sassy Spoon’s fantastic entrees and desserts, owner Tamara Brown and her staff cultivate a cozy, warm, and joyous atmosphere.

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Anelace Coffee on Central Avenue

Anelace Coffee in NE Minneapolis serves up traditional — and not super-sized — coffee and espresso drinks in an unusually peaceful atmosphere.