Marin closing Feb. 20, will re-emerge as ‘Mercy’ in April

Marin Restaurant in the Le Meridien Chambers hotel will close on February 20th. Chef-partner Mike Rakun will re-open the space as Mercy as early as April. “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to share more of who I am and create a spot that represents how and where I like to eat,” said Rakun, via press … [ Read more]

Blended Burger Project: How can chopped mushrooms improve a hamburger?

This month we’ve been intrigued by interesting vegetables—when restaurants use them in new, novel, and unexpected ways. The James Beard Foundation has an idea along those lines: put them in a burger. The Blended Burger Project, now in its second year, encourages restaurants to blend chopped mushrooms into their hamburgers (up to 25% of the patty … [ Read more]

$10 for a burger and a beer at Marin for Twins home games

With April just around the corner, it’s a good idea to get your Twins game day strategy in order, and add Marin Restaurant to the list of compelling options. Starting April 11, before every Twins home game, Marin will offer a burger and a beer for $10 on their patio. That’s right, chef Mike Rakun’s … [ Read more]

Tyrconnell Whiskey flights at Marin for St. Patrick’s Day

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, The Library Bar at Marin (901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) is offering a flight of three different varieties of Tyrconnell Irish Whiskey on Thursday, March 17 for $15. The downtown Minneapolis bar will pour the following varieties in their St. Patrick’s Day flight: Tyrconnell Irish Whiskey Tyrconnell Irish Whiskey, 10-Year, Sherry Cask finish … [ Read more]