St. Paul City Council to vote on loosening liquor license laws for restaurants

St. Paul restaurants, new and established, may soon have an easier time obtaining a full liquor license. On Tuesday, November 10, the St. Paul Charter Commission passed an amendment to the City Charter that would allow more licensed restaurants an opportunity to obtain a full liquor license. The catch? The city will have to redefine what it means to […]

The Blue Door Pub is Opening a Third Location

The Blue Door Pub is opening a third location just north of the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus, reports Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Blue Door’s co-owner Jeremy Woerner confirmed the company signed a lease for 1514 Como Avenue. H/T

Dessa Dishes with Chef Alex Roberts

Photos by Stacy Schwartz There are few professions in which a trim physique could be considered a liability. Alex Roberts is a clear-eyed, dark-haired chef who looks like a Crossfit devotee (which he is). During Obama’s first presidential run, Roberts’ soul food restaurant Brasa, was a regular destination for the campaign volunteers. Stately older black […]