Category Archives: Restaurants

Minneapolis Knows Comfort Food

Ahhhh. Autumn in Minnesota. Colorful, falling leaves. Cool, crisp air. Beautiful sunsets over the lake. And, of course (OUR favorite) – comfort food!

Lucky for us, the Minneapolis knows how to get comfy and the dining scene is spot-on for comfort food! Check out our favorites below. And please be sure to let us know your faves in the comment section. ps: we’ve also included a tah-die-for crock pot Mac n cheese recipe. Because, even if you’re staying in, you deserve it!


Brasserie Zentral, 505 Marquette Avenue S.Continental European Cuisine. Located in the historic Soo Line Building in Downtown Minneapolis.

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The Smack Shack – Food Truck to North Loop Restaurant

How great would the perfect lobster roll taste right now? Did you know that, right here in Minneapolis, you can get a lobster roll that was voted one of the best in the nation by Bon Appetit magazine?  The Smack Shack restaurant, located in the hopping North Loop area of downtown, features a 1,100-gallon salt water tank specially built and designed for the restaurant that houses the daily delivery of live lobsters.

This restaurant hasn’t always had doors. The Smack Shack started as a food truck that would park in downtown during the summer months. They sold their soon-to-be-famous lobster . . .

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