Mpls' "70/30" Rule Leaves Restaurants At Risk Of Losing Licenses

Do the rules call for too much booze?

June 19, 2014

Famous Dave’s Chairman Abruptly Resigns Amid Turnover

Dean Riesen left the company on Friday after serving as a board director since 2003 and chairman since 2011.

June 09, 2014


Developer Debuts Free Coupon App For Local Restaurants

Bogopogo is meant to connect its users with local restaurants offering free promotional deals.

June 04, 2014

Advocates Say Getting Rid Of Food-To-Alcohol Ratios Could Cause A Mpls. Restaurant Boom

Town Hall Tap owners chose to build the restaurant at 48th and Chicago rather than in Northeast Minneapolis partly because of the looser 60/40 food-alcohol-sales ratio.

June 04, 2014

Way Better Snacks CEO Jim Breen

Mpls. Snack Co. Buys Canadian Food Manufacturer

The owner of the Way Better Snacks brand bought BioEssential Botanicals, which it sources some of its key ingredients from.

May 29, 2014

Two-Year-Old Lyn-Lake Restaurant Is Closing

The Gray House does not plan to renew its lease, which ends July 31, although the chef behind the Minneapolis eatery may resurface in the Northeast neighborhood.

May 28, 2014

Tim McKee's “Libertine” To Replace Uptown Cafeteria

The street-level portion of Parasole’s Uptown Cafeteria has reportedly closed and will soon transform into the Libertine, a “modern steakhouse.”

May 27, 2014

What's With Famous Dave’s CEO Turmoil?

An attempt to discover what's in the sauce that keeps causing the barbecue chain's CEOs to split.

May 27, 2014

Why Mpls Restaurants Have Been Reluctant To Ditch Foam

The city is banning Styrofoam takeout containers—but why haven’t restaurants already made the switch to greener alternatives?

May 27, 2014

Angel Food Bakery

Inside The Twin Cities Artisan Bakery Boom

An influx of artisan bakeries is fueled by a new taste for quality over quantity.

May 23, 2014

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