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.

The Tap: Worshiping the Fire God

Hunks of homemade bread, local cheese, grilled fish, sausages – that’s the peasant end of the table, and where some of the future of food must lie.

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Heavy Table Hot Five: Sept. 2-8

This week’s Hot Five includes the new Oktoberfest beer from Surly, a walleye melt sandwich at Gatherings Cafe, eclairs at Lucia’s to Go and more.

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Greenline Checklist: Mesa Pizza to Stub and Herb’s

The Green Line Checklist racks up some new University Avenue highlights at the likes of Hong Kong Noodle, Sencha, and Mesa Pizza.

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Jakeeno’s Pizza and Pasta in South Minneapolis

Food and attitude are among the many reasons people return to Jakeeno’s again and again, while so many trendy competitors founder and sink.