The Battle of Ribs and Wings: The Atomic Data BBQ Bracket Challenge

We pitted eight kinds of ribs and eight kinds of wings against one another for a Minneapolis-St. Paul BBQ duel to the death sponsored by Atomic Data.

BoneYard Kitchen and Bar in Uptown, Minneapolis

The minds behind Crave bring Southern-inspired cuisine to Uptown with the new BoneYard Kitchen and Bar – with surprisingly tasty results.

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Chef Shack Ranch in Seward, Minneapolis

Big, bold sheet pans full of barbecue dominate the menu at Chef Shack Ranch in Seward.

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Ted Cook’s 19th Hole in Standish, Minneapolis

The barbecue at the venerable Ted Cook’s 19th Hole in South Minneapolis has some highlights, but could also use some serious re-invigoration.

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Smoke in the Pit in Powderhorn, Minneapolis

The ribs, fish, and most especially the wings at Smoke in the Pit will bring visitors back to this humble new Powderhorn barbecue shop.