Hoang Thien Y Deli: Tastes of Vietnam

Drive down Eat Street – Nicollet Avenue – and you can see the whole drama of restaurant existence in a block or two – life, death, and sometimes renewal. Last night, we headed out for dinner at one of my favorite Chinese restaurants, Relax (a really unfortunate choice of name), and discovered that Relax wasn’t […]

Outdoor Dining: Old Favorites, New Finds

My how time flies. It is almost August, the days are getting shorter, and the evenings of patio dining will soon be a distant memory. I still haven’t made it back to my all-time favorite outdoor dining spot, the patio at the Black Forest Inn, for a mug of Pilsner Urquell, a pair of bratwurst […]