Feb. 17 Morning Roundup

A Strib writer pens the obit for the nightlife of Uptown using a bunch of anecdotes and not much data, our own Katie Cannon files a nice series of photos of Roseville’s Chianti Grill for Metromix, Chowhound regulars deem the newly opened Cheeky Monkey tasty (with a few nitpicks), and MN Beer reports that Sierra […]

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Feb. 16 Morning Roundup

Meritage will be open on Monday, May 11 to serve Springsteen fans (Chef Russell Klein is a big fan), We Got Served checks out the increasingly bustling Blue Door Pub in St. Paul, Rachel suggests that you reserve your uber-romantic booth or tatami room right now for Valentine’s Day 2010, and Iggers talks up the […]

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2009 James Beard Foundation Awards Nominations

Those who follow the gastronomic equivalent of the Oscars may find the following piece of information interesting: the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists have been posted. A few Upper Midwestern rising (or shining) stars to consider… OUTSTANDING RESTAURATEUR Larry D’Amico and Richard D’Amico, D’Amico & Partners, Minneapolis OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT Lucia’s Restaurant, Minneapolis BEST NEW […]

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