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Jason Matheson's biscuit shop to briefly close ahead of relaunch

Betty & Earl's will shut down for two weeks before reopening under a new name.

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MN company buys Old Country Buffet brand — but will it reopen?

BBQ Holdings acquired the brand as part of a larger deal.

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CHX closes after just 90 days in Minneapolis, but has plans for the future

"Unfortunately, we are unable to continue operating at this location," CHX's founders said.

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Fast-growing organic juice bar Clean Juice opening in Twin Cities

The first of three planned locations will open its doors in Edina this month.

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Northbound Brewpub closing for a month for 'big remodel'

The brewpub will also be revamping its entire menu.

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Caribou customers in Twin Cities run into abrupt closures, shortened hours

Locations that used to stay open until the evening are now shutting their doors around lunch time.

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Award-winning MN fried chicken fueled Browns' beatdown of Vikings

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski got the acclaimed restaurant to cater dinner the night before.

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New app lets Twin Cities users order directly from local farms

The items get bundled together and delivered once a week, like an online farmers market.

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Mall of America teases new clothing, retail shops opening soon

Five new tenants will open their doors in the near future.

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New seasonal varieties of the Salted Nut Roll have arrived

There will never be enough pumpkin spice to satisfy the world.

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Chaska Papa Murphy's to temporarily close due to worker shortage

The closure is "due to a lack of employees and applicants across the company," the manager wrote.

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St. Paul Grill, closed since March 2020, announces reopening date

The dining room will open to all visitors again next month.

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CDC: Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from unknown food source

Minnesota has reported the second-most cases so far.

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'Landmark' Wisconsin pizza joint to close amid worker shortage

The restaurant has been a local favorite since 1957.

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Top Ten Liquors plans another Twin Cities location

The high-end wine bar and grocery space would take over a former Champps.

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MN restaurant faces $98K fine amid fallout from pandemic violations

The coffee and waffle shop has continued to operate despite not having a license.

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2 Rochester restaurants closing due to COVID, worker shortage

The owners made the announcement just a week before their final day in operation.

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New restaurant Cardamom opens at Walker Art Center

The restaurant, owned by two Twin Cities chefs, features a menu inspired by the Aegean and Mediterranean seas.

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Six months after opening, MOA's Fair on 4 to hold grand opening

There will be live music and discounts on activities.

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Stronger final weekend, but total State Fair attendance down 36%

Overall attendance just eked past 1.3 million, the lowest attendance since 1977.

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Will MN State Fair attendance pick up for the final weekend?

Attendance has been below 90,000 five times this year — figures not seen in the past decade.