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More than 2 years after announcing, Duck Donuts finally opens at MOA

The grand opening of the new location took place Wednesday.

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Hershey is buying North Dakota's Dot's Pretzels in deal worth $1.2 billion

Also included in the deal is the pretzel maker Pretzels Inc.

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Union Hmong Kitchen will move into Mpls. food hall

Chef Yia Vang said they're "so excited to settle in and have a home."

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2 MN restaurants make New York Times' 2021 favorite restaurant list

The list features places the paper is most excited about right now.

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Jester Concepts' Butcher & the Boar announces its new location

It's not to be confused with The Butcher's Tale, which opened in the former Butcher & the Boar spot.

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After 10 months, Surly's pizza restaurant will reopen next week

The upstairs pizza joint closed last November ahead of the winter lockdown.

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Panera in Rochester temporarily closes due to ongoing staffing issues

The restaurant industry as a whole is struggling to find enough workers.

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Foodie news site Heavy Table pulls out of MN State Fair

They've been reviewing fair foods since 2010.

Minnesota State Fair

About 150 vendors aren't returning to the State Fair this year

Vendors have cited COVID-19 concerns as well as the labor shortage as reasons for dropping out.

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Menchie's frozen yogurt in St. Paul to close next month

The shop has been open in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood for more than a decade.

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Osseo bar changing hours, cutting menu amid staffing shortage

It will be closed Mondays as to not make staff work 11 days in a row.

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Riverview Cafe in south Minneapolis closes, plans to 'reassess' its future

The cafe and wine bar was open in the Longfellow neighborhood for 23 years.

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4 new food vendors opening at Keg and Case in St. Paul

A build-your-own pasta shop and a juice bar are among the new options at the food hall and market.

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Here's what's new at Target Field for the 2021 Twins season

After more than a year, the Twins are welcoming fans back to Target Field this week.

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Last Minnesota Embers location is closing for good on Sunday

The property has been sold, prompting Ricky's Embers in Fridley to close.

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Delta to begin serving drinks on flights again, but alcohol will be more expensive

Most major airlines resumed in-flight service months ago, but Delta held back.

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MN brewpub to make 2nd appearance on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

In other words, Guy Fieri is returning to the Twin Cities.