TC Eats for the Insta (Part II)
The Lexington @thelexmn
(Grand Ave) Finally reopened, I mean newly renovated. Tiki flights offered upstairs, refined dining offered downstairs.
Loring Pasta Bar @loringdinkytown
(Dinkytown) Now in a building where Bob Dylan once lived. Bob Dylan!
MN Nice Cream @mnicecream
(Northeast) Originally a really tasty ice cream truck. Now in a permanent location and becoming more extra by the day.
Milkjam Creamery @milkjamcreamery
(Uptown) Interesting curation of flavors including vegan options and ice creams with alcohol. Expect to wait. A long time.
Misfit Coffee @misfitcoffee
Okay so one is in Highland and the other Uptown and they’re not owned by the same people or related in any way but I couldn’t have two hipster bowling alley/restaurant/bars on my list.
(West 7th) A refined Mexican bistro. Try the pork carnitas tacos and the sweet potato and yucca platillos.
Penny’s Coffee @pennyscoffee_
(Downtown MPLS and Linden Hills) Coffee shop with food, wine, beer.
PUBLIC Kitchen @publickitchensp
(Lowertown StP) Restaurant and lounge.
Punch Bowl Social @punchbowlsocial
(West End) Karaoke, games, arcade, bowling. Punch.
Quixotic Coffee @quixoticcoffee
(Saint Paul) Calm, woodsy hangout featuring cold-brew coffees, espresso drinks and pastries.
Red River Kitchen @redriverkitchen
(Lowertown) American fare updated and creative cocktails.
Sea Salt @SEASALTEATERY
(Minnehaha Falls) Seasonal restaurant offering fish/seafood and a view of a waterfall. Three lines: food, drinks, ice cream.
Sebastian Joe’s @sebastianjoes
(Linden Hills and Lowry Hill) Neighborhood ice cream and coffee spot, made everyday in Minneapolis.
Sift Gluten Free @siftglutenfree
(Nokomis) “It’s a gluten free for all”. Need I say more?
Sleepy V's @sleepy.vs
(Northeast) A donut bar.
SOTA Hot & Cold @sotahotandcold
(Saint Paul) Thai rolled ice cream and coffee.
Spinning Wylde @spinningwylde
(West 7th) Cotton candy bar?
Spoon and Stable @spoonandstable
(North Loop) A restaurant.
Tori Ramen @tori_ramen
(Saint Paul) Tiny cozy made in house ramen shop.
(Uptown) Champagne bar serving all things bubbles and seasonally inspired, delicate light-bites.
Expensive juice and smoothie bar, now with three locations. Unclear if the Saint Paul location is still open, that would make four.
UNION Rooftop @unionrooftop
(Downtown) Bar/restaurant/club that does Sunday brunch?
Urban Bean Coffee @urbanbeancoffee
(Uptown) Coffee shop serving Stumptown Coffee, homemade syrups, alt mylks and what not.
Wise Acre Eatery @wiseacreeatery
(Nicollet) The only restaurant in Minneapolis with its own farm, real farm-to-table dining.
That’s the list (Be sure to check out Part I). I expect it to change as you give me new ideas and certain restaurants inevitably close, as was the case of Truce Saint Paul, RIP. Also, if I didn’t know the name of a neighborhood I just made it up because google maps.