Plate of the Week: Artisan Sandwich at Rise Bagel Co.

A dreary Wednesday morning. Downtown Minneapolis clogged with diverted highway traffic fighting through lane closures on every street. And then the rain enters the mix—grinding the sluggish, honking mess of cars to a halt. The antidote: bagels. Real bagels. Not those puffy, bagel-shaped dough cakes that pass for bagels around here. I’m talking burnished on the top, close-textured, but … [ Read more]

Another North Loop warehouse gets the Cinderella treatment

A century-old warehouse will soon be a swanky 124-room independent hotel. Hewing Hotel, which will be located at 300 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, plans to open late 2016 with the promise to “provide neighbors and travelers an authentic Minneapolis experience and a gathering place with unrivaled service.” [H/T Hewing Hotel]