Supatra’s Thai Holiday: The longest month of the year

It happens at the same time every winter, but it always feels like a shock. Supatra’s Thai Cuisine, located at 967 West 7th Street in St. Paul, locks the doors, turns off the lights, and a posts a sign in the window that strikes fear and hunger into the hearts the entire staff of The Growler: “Supatra’s Thai … [ Read more]

Mrs. Dumpling to open at Lyn-Lake this December

Bao, wow! The bar-goers of Minneapolis’ Lyn-Lake neighborhood will be walking to the dumpling shop of their dreams by the end of the year. Mrs. Dumpling will serve potstickers, steamed buns, and dumplings of all kinds, at the corner of Lyndale Avenue and Lake Street. The shop will resurrect the long-vacant space on the northwest corner, most recently inhabited … [ Read more]

Let’s Get Happy! Soberfish

So many things about Soberfish would suggest a lack of focus. The Seward neighborhood restaurant has all the hallmarks of pan-Asian fusion confusion. Except, that is, for where it counts the most. The name, first announced as Drunken Sake, and then Drunken Fish, finally landed on something that not only makes no sense, but gives a diner … [ Read more]