Pollo Campero Opens and Morning Roundup

Pollo Campero has opened its first Minnesota restaurant [PDF press release with details on their fried and grilled chicken], WCCO touts Cargill’s cocoa, Crave is named “Restaurant of the Year” by the Minnesota Restaurant Association [PDF with details], a venison recipe in OutdoorLife from Chef John Schumacher of Schumachers Hotel and Grill 212 in New Prague, Minneapolis Affair profiles Galactic Pizza, the G. Sheaves survey of fine local December drinkin’, an obit for Palomino, and Corner Table New Year’s Eve details.