Station Pizzeria in Minnetonka

Minnetonka’s Station Pizzeria is bringing serious pizza and some great accompaniments to a part of the metro that is beginning to flourish in terms of food.

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.

The El Pato Loco Pizza at San Pedro Cafe

The El Pato Loco at Hudson’s San Pedro Cafe comes on a cracker-like crust topped with a heady mixture of sweet and spicy.

Young Joni in Northeast Minneapolis

It’s rare that a brand new restaurant feels like its sitting comfortably in third gear, right off the starting line, but Young Joni has had a strong start.

Heavy Table Hot Five: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

A cocktail from Lawless, lobster totchos from Blue Door Pub, and a special banh mi created at the Campus Club, this week on our Hot Five list.