Restaurants

D’Amico & Sons – Edina Italian

D’Amico & Sons – Edina Italian

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Posted: May 6, 2013

  “Drive by pizza? Nice,” says the long aproned clad teenage waiter as he squints into the blinding rays of a late evening sun, despite the faint shadow of his black baseball cap. While savoring two super deal pizzas on an unusually warm roll up your sleeves spring evening, we suggested that D’Amico & Sons could sell pizzas to the people trapped in cars at what seemed like an all too long stand still at West 50th Street and Halifax […]

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10 Ways to Jump Start Spring with Food

10 Ways to Jump Start Spring with Food

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Posted: April 23, 2013

  The long countdown to spring makes the transition to new seasonal foods even more welcome. Soon a whole list of spring food favorites will be available in Minnesota – maple syrup, asparagus, rhubarb, morel mushrooms and fiddlehead ferns just to name a few. Why worry or complain about the cold, gray days? Instead, prepare for a big change. In the meantime, make the best of what is already out there. Fight the elements and take command early, despite the […]

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Sun Street Breads for Breakfast and Lunch

Sun Street Breads for Breakfast and Lunch

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Posted: April 15, 2013

  Simple foods made from scratch bring crowds to Sun Street Breads. A slight southern accent of flavors, spread with a generous layer of community charm pulls everything together. This is a place where neighbors meet neighbors. In recent years, Nicollet Avenue South has undergone a culinary Renaissance from the urban business core of Minneapolis down to the upscale residential district of Tangletown. Sun Street Breads is a key player in this cultural food movement that emphasizes tasteful quality.   […]

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Beaujo’s Wine Bar & Bistro

Beaujo’s Wine Bar & Bistro

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Posted: April 1, 2013

  Right in the center of the well-healed Edina buzz, Beaujo’s Wine Bar & Bistro has all wine bar essentials covered in a casual, yet oh-so cozy contemporary setting.  Wine has a more pleasant flavor when the surroundings are still enough to contemplate notes, aromas and subtleties without interruption. Beaujo’s has everything in place for a memorable wine night out. The stage is set with a comforting ambience complete with all the neat touches of a fine-groomed Country Club home. […]

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Hello Pizza Opening

Hello Pizza Opening

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Posted: March 17, 2013

“Say one-two-three, hello. One-two-three, cheese!” and snap goes the iPhone. A happy family of pizza fans celebrates the opening of Hello Pizza with a keepsake photograph. Hello Pizza opened its doors to enthusiastic crowd of local pizza devotees on March 17. In fact, some people could not wait to get in and check out the place. For months, we watched the construction of Hello Pizza progress in the spot where the Franklin Street Bakery was located. We wondered what the […]

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Fresh-made sushi rolls at Raku restaurant with wasabi and ginger look too perfect to eat.

Raku Restaurant Serving Super Sushi and More

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Posted: February 24, 2013

The charm of Japan comes alive at Raku. The restaurant serves traditional Japanese cuisine with a modern touch. Everything about the place radiates a modern understated elegance like the gallery of a fine art museum. The always attentive and well informed staff help to make every meal a real Japanese experience. A Light Japanese Lunch The lunch menu is a real value because many choices have three different courses included in the price. A multi-course lunch might sound heavy, but […]

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Cookbook Signing with Fabrizia Lanza at Broder’s Pasta Bar

Cookbook Signing with Fabrizia Lanza at Broder’s Pasta Bar

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Posted: November 18, 2012

Broder’s Pasta Bar not only serves up fine Italian food, the Southwest Minneapolis restaurant does great cookbook signings too. A Sunday afternoon filled with beautiful books, pleasant conversation, tasty food samples and great wine – life doesn’t get any better. A group of food and wine enthusiasts came to meet Fabrizia Lanza and have her sign copies of her new book, Coming Home to Sicily. Broder’s prepared two recipes from the cookbook, which were a fall sampling of authentic Sicilian […]

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Cocina del Barrio Spicing Up 50th & France

Cocina del Barrio Spicing Up 50th & France

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Posted: October 30, 2012

Cocina del Barrio adds Latin flair to the dining scene at 50th & France. Within a year of the loss of the old southwestern mainstay, Tejas, the new Edina Barrio filled a void as the new, “kitchen of the neighborhood.” The Edina restaurant is one of three Barrio establishments in the Twin Cities. Cocina del Barrio features Latin American and Mexican cuisine with a dark, sultry, warm ambiance. Enriched by wrought iron crystal chandeliers and a huge spiral glitter of […]

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Rice Paper Shines at 50th & France

Rice Paper Shines at 50th & France

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Posted: October 17, 2012

In the bustling fray of 50th & France, Rice Paper is a welcome oasis. The restaurant consistently delivers great Asian food in a pleasant, almost contemplative atmosphere. The surroundings promote quiet conversation among friends and family. The restaurant features Asian cuisine with a contemporary theme, which not only tastes great but remains kind to the waist line. Eating light is easy here. All this comes as no accident, owner An Nguyen has years of restaurant experience in the Twin Cities. […]

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Top 10 Restaurants In and Around Edina

Top 10 Restaurants In and Around Edina

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Posted: September 19, 2012

Good eating stands the test of time. The Edina Eater frequents a list of restaurants in the Twin Cities and has enjoyed dining out in the Twin Cities since the 1970’s. Places have come and gone over the years, but some old favorites still shine. Also, new restaurants regularly appear on scene and some surpass the quality of more established standbys. With so many fine restaurants in the Twin Cities it is hard to narrow a list down to only […]

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