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Caribe to Close Apr. 15, 2012

We really dug the food of St. Paul’s Caribe — see our favorable review and our coverage of their beer dinner last year. Unfortunately, good food isn’t always sufficient to keep a restaurant in business. What follows is a note from co-owner Heidi Panelli, announcing the restaurant’s closing. “It seems like yesterday we were polling […]

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Cake Eater Bakery To Close July 10

Cake Eater Bakery in Minneapolis is closing July 10. As per the farewell message on the bakery’s website: “We have had some financial hardships, and coupled with our desire to be more available for our families, it is our decision to close the bakery.” Cake Eater will have a farewell open house from 10am-4pm on […]

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HellBurgers in Duluth is Closed

As per a comment in this morning’s roundup and confirmed by the HellBurgers website, the Duluth branch of Hell’s Kitchen is no more. The second location of Hell’s Kitchen struggled from the outset, reinventing itself as a burger place early this year. (Read our initial review.)

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La Vina to Close

The excellent Mexican-Ecuadorian restaurant La Vina (at Lake St. and 4th Ave. S) is closing its doors after this weekend, citing high rent and a recent robbery. In my City Pages review of the place, I wrote: “With its disarmingly simple dining room, and without packing much gastronomic pretense, La Vina executes its dual mandate […]

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