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

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

Red's Pizza in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

'Landmark' Wisconsin pizza joint to close amid worker shortage

The restaurant has been a local favorite since 1957.

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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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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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8 MN restaurants earn Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence

These eateries are described as "destinations for serious wine lovers."

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Award-winning Revival debuts its first food truck

It will be parked at the Indeed taproom and feature an Indeed-inspired menu.

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Popular Minneapolis restaurant group agrees to pay workers $230K in missing wages

The Bartmann Group laid off workers during the COVID-19 shutdown but did not pay workers their last paychecks.

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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.

Jax Cafe

Jax Cafe to close for months after discovery of structural damage

The restaurant is housed in a building that is more than 100 years old.

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To make up for a lost Christmas, MOA has been holding 1-day 'flash sales' in July

The megamall is coming out of a challenging pandemic year and facing stiff competition from online sellers.

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Gordy, namesake of iconic Gordy's Hi-Hat, dies at age 93

He and his wife opened the popular Cloquet restaurant in 1960.

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Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern skeptical of State Fair food 'gimmicks'

He had a mixed reaction to the release of the new foods for this year's State Fair.

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Lord Fletcher's cancels Sunday brunch as staffing crisis slams restaurants

The popular Lake Minnetonka restaurant will end its brunch after Father's Day.

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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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Wedge Table co-op restaurant in Minneapolis is closing for good

The COVID-19 pandemic forced TCCP to consolidate its efforts into its more successful operations.

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Rosedale Center's food hall lines up 2-month SPAM celebration

5 of the vendors will offer SPAM specialty items for a limited time.

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Mall of America to get 'authentic' fast-casual lobster roll spot

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls will open in the summer of 2021.

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After latest cancer treatment, Jack Riebel returns with new menu to The Lexington

The legendary Twin Cities chef is back in the kitchen after undergoing an aggressive round of cancer treatment.

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Spoon & Stable names new pastry chef, Diane Moua moving to Bellecour

Moua will help open a second Bellecour Bakery location in St. Paul this summer.