The Kingfisher in Durand, Wis., overlooks the Chippewa River.

5 dining ideas for your leaf-peeping tour in Minnesota, Wisconsin

Check out these fine dining spots from Winona to St. Joseph.

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September 22
Mary’s Christmas Merriment at Psycho Suzi’s in 2019.
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The cheese curd burger at Northern Taphouse.
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September 22
J. Selby’s in St. Paul.

St. Paul restaurant J. Selby's voluntarily pauses indoor dining again

J. Selby's is closing the dining room until COVID cases drop. It will resume curbside pickup.
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September 17
Creamy Baba’s Hummus is made and packaged in the basement of the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe in Burnsville.

How a local hummus brand became the star of the Minnesota State Fair

Baba's Hummus shares the Palestinian-American experience in a bowl.
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September 17
Cardigan Donuts is a sweet stop in the skyway system.

6 lunch destinations in the Minneapolis skyways

There are plenty of options for workers and downtown residents.
Eat & Drink
September 17
Pan con tomate at Petite León.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Taste editor Nicole Hvidsten and food writer Sharyn Jackson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
St. Paul
September 16
Jamie Rattanapamonsook visited with her daughter, Mercy, 8, while her son, Anson, 9, gathered chairs to build a fort as they finished eating in a back

St. Paul helping small restaurants recover from COVID, civil unrest

St. Paul's Restaurant Resiliency Program designed to help owners that lack the expertise to build an online business.
Duluth
September 15
The Nigrelli and Jackson families enjoyed drinks and pizza at Ursa Minor Brewing while listening to Adam Moe perform on Thursday evening.    ]ALEX KOR

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Eat & Drink
September 15
Lindstrom Bakery is for sale. Food & Wine named it the home of the best doughnuts in Minnesota.

Want to own the bakery making Minnesota's 'best' doughnuts? Lindstrom shop is for sale

Food & Wine called its doughnuts the best in Minnesota. Now it's on the market.
Eat & Drink
September 15
Minnesota craft breweries are producing award-winning beer.

6 Minnesota breweries named among best in nation

Medal winners abounded at the Great American Beer Festival.
Taste
September 15
The St. Paul Brewery is staging its inaugural Oktoberfest.

Beer here: 5 Twin Cities-area beer events to check out this weekend

There's plenty of news on tap at local breweries.
Taste
September 15
An array of ciders from Sociable Cider Works.

4 Twin Cities cider taprooms at the core of the hard cider movement

Each offer their own delicious spin on ciders.
Variety
September 14
The new owners of Butcher & the Boar plan to bring back the menu’s greatest hits, including a variety of sausages.

Butcher & the Boar will reopen in the North Loop in 2022

The lauded restaurant, which closed last year in downtown Minneapolis, finds a new home.
Magazine
September 14
Spoon and Stable bar director Jessi Pollak worked on mixing up an Artemis! Flip.

These Minneapolis dessert cocktails reinvent the supper club classics

A staple during the disco age, more restaurants are ushering dessert cocktails — even the much loved and much maligned White Russian — into the modern era.
Magazine
September 13
Shawn McKenzie and Daniel del Prado first worked together more than a decade ago.

One of the Twin Cities' most exciting chef duos began with a friendship

A friendship forged during off-hours work is shaping the future of Twin Cities restaurants.
Variety
September 10
Breakfast sandwich at Honey & Rye Bakehouse.

5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

Restaurant critic Rick Nelson and food writer Sharyn Jackson highlight the favorites of their weekly dining experiences.
Variety
September 10
Four new food spots have recently opened at the Mall of America and more are in the works.

Mall of America gets 4 new food and beverage spots, with 5 more on the way

Ramen, cream puffs, doughnuts and New York-style pizza are among the new foods at Mall of America.
Taste
September 10
Minnesota-grown First Kiss apple.

Get picking at these 32 Minnesota apple orchards

Apple orchards are starting to open for another U-pick season.
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September 10
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September 9
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Charcuterie plate at Myriel in St. Paul.

First look: St. Paul's buzzy new restaurant Myriel is a team effort

Karyn Tomlinson, former chef at Corner Table, runs a tiny kitchen on the power of her team.
Eat & Drink
September 8
Mocha Cappuccino Cookies ___The 15th year of the Taste cookie contest includes, Chocolate Toffee Cookies, Cranberry Cornmeal Shortbread Cookies (winne

The 19th annual Holiday Cookie Contest is officially underway

Submitting your recipe is the first step to winning the Star Tribune's Holiday Cookie Contest.
Taste
September 3
Peter Bian started making dumplings during the pandemic and then started selling them out of his garage as part of his popular Saturday Dumpling Club.

Minnesota's most in-demand dumplings, ice cream and pasta are online only — here's how to get them

For local foodmakers, Instagram has become a virtual farmers market. For customers, the chase is part of the fun.