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.

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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.

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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.