Cocktails and Brussels Sprouts (I’m Serious!) at Pajarito in St. Paul

If you've never contemplated burning a restaurant down over Brussels sprouts, you haven't had good enough Brussels sprouts. Take, for instance, the elote-style sprouts at Pajarito. When chefs/co-owners Stephan Hesse and Tyge Nelson opened Pajarito,...
Mama's Pizza in St. Paul, Minnesota

Mama’s Pizza: St. Paul’s Immortal Italian Eatery

What would you do with a gallon of Peachie's Famous Red Sauce? If you’ve ever eaten at Mama's Pizza, that iconic Italian joint in St. Paul, you know what I’m talking about. You might obsess...
Sausage rolls at Bad Weather Brewing, sold by the Potter's Pasties Food Truck in St. Paul, Minnesota

Chasing Potter’s: A Food Truck Love Story

I got a text message one Sunday: "Potter's at BWB." My head sprung up and the F-word shot out of my mouth. Heart racing, gaze whizzing around the living room, I frantically calculated what plans...

Newport’s North Pole Restaurant

First, you kick some serious ass. Maybe you kill a few dudes, maybe a building explodes, and maybe you need to wrap your bloody hand on the way out. After that, you swing into...

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