Blackbird and Heidi’s, After the Fire

If there’s a silver lining to yesterday’s fire, it’s this: while the incineration of Heidi’s and Blackbird was a monumentally depressing event, it was mercifully free of death or injury. We’re lucky on that front. The loss of both restaurants is, however, deeply disappointing for anyone who loves local food. Both were relatively new restaurants. […]


July 24 Morning Roundup

A powerful insight into 25 cent bacon at The Cedar Inn posted on Because Emily Says So, Katie heads to Blackbird and then has a toasted-coconut caramel sundae (recipe provided) for dessert, high praise from a chowhound for Lemongrass Thai in Brooklyn Park, much ado about beets, Heather Jansz’s curry night at the Highland Grill […]


Apr. 29 Morning Roundup

A Perfect Pint wraps up the Battle of the Beers VI at The Four Firkins, get yourself [ugh!] a free BBQ pulled pork slider at White Castle [via Chris Eats],  Hungry in SW does the scratch brunch at the always-excellent Blackbird, Cowboy Slim’s is open in Uptown, and Captain’s Chair takes a great beer roadtrip […]