New day at Nighthawks: Local restauranteur takes over management at the popular late-night spot

Nighthawks Diner, located in the Kingfield neighborhood of South Minneapolis, is officially under the management of Bartmann Group, which also manages hotspots around town like Tiny Diner, Red Stag Supperclub, and Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theatre. The restaurant’s future became uncertain in January when it lost its chef Landon Schoenefeld, though this move signals good things … [ Read more]

Haute Dish has closed, Loring Pasta Bar sold and will reopen LRx: Loring & Pharmacy Bar

Just days after Victory 44 closed its doors, another lauded Minneapolis restaurant, Haute Dish, has shuttered. The last day for the North Loop restaurant, which built a reputation for playful twists on classic Midwestern cuisine, was Monday, July 31. Owner David Walters spoke with the Star Tribune’s Rick Nelson about the closure, expressing his gratitude for … [ Read more]

Get the tasting menu and listen to the whole song

When someone asks me about the point of a chef’s tasting menu, and why it’s worth ordering, it takes me a while to get beyond “don’t you want to see what they can do when they’re turned loose?” I realize not everyone thinks that way, or that they might blink at a three-hour dinner. So … [ Read more]

Birdie announces three nights of beer dinners with Bang Brewing

The culinary adventures at Birdie, the chef’s table annex of the Eat Street diner, Nighthawks, are soldiering on without Landon Schoenefeld. But as any diner who’s experienced Birdie knows, the shop is in good hands. The powerhouse trio of Brittany St. Clair, Jessi Peine, and Tlanezi Guzman has been running the show since long before Landon’s departure, … [ Read more]

Trailblazers 2016

What’s the value of a brewery’s stance on mining? Why be concerned with obscure English apples? What’s so important about a chicken sandwich at a stadium? Why does it matter if a basketball team weighs in on current events? The answer to all those questions is the same: it makes a difference. There are people … [ Read more]

Trailblazers 2016: Landon Schoenefeld of Birdie

In the meat-centric Twin Cities, where you can’t walk 10 feet without tripping over a charcuterie board, where vegetarians cobble together meals from side dishes, the Trailblazers in the culinary world are growing fixated on the potential of produce. And among several chefs in the Twin Cities that deserve special recognition for their work with … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20