Bite of the Week: Banh Mi Pizza at Red Wagon Pizza Co.

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. It’s a pretty familiar trick: You name a thing—a burger, a pizza, a sandwich—after a totally unrelated thing as an excuse to steal some of its flavors. When you order a … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: Tacos at Animales Barbecue

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad.  One of the hallmark joys in the major culinary capitals of the South is one’s ability to find excellent meats in unlikely places. A random outing in Tucson, Austin, New Orleans, … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: Hawaiian Grilled Cheese at All Square

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad.  The newly opened All Square in South Minneapolis is an unconventional spot. First and foremost, it’s more than a restaurant: it’s also a self-described institute dedicated to ensuring that “formerly incarcerated … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: Hot Fudge Sundae at Sweet Chow Ice Cream Shop

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad.  It takes a lot for a hot fudge sundae to make it onto our radar; this classic American dessert is omnipresent and rarely better than “pretty good,” as mid-rate ice cream … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: French Toast at Highland Grill

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. Other than scrambled eggs, there may be no breakfast item more forgettable and less celebrated than plain old French toast. What is it, really? Bread soaked in eggs and milk (or … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: The Oki Dog at Lil Jam

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. The hard-hustling Wadi Brothers (Sameh and Saed) are at it again. After strong roll-outs of Saffron (R.I.P.), World Street Kitchen, and Grand Catch, the brothers and their crew have taken over the … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: Mango Coconut Creme Pie Puff at Edwards Dessert Kitchen

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. Edwards Dessert Kitchen is so perfectly situated in its place (the North Loop) and time (2018) that it would be hard to design anything more nestled into its niche: It has … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: The Chilled Seafood Platter at Martina

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. How crazy hot is Martina? A full nine months after the Argentinian-inspired seafood restaurant’s opening, we got reservations for a Monday night and found the place utterly rammed with people … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: Rock-n-Roll Bowl at Fish Bowl Poké

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler and supported by our underwriter, Bite Squad. There’s an argument to be made that we shouldn’t be eating poke here in Minnesota at all: we’re a long way from hanging out beachside on a Hawaiian island, eating … [ Read more]