Category Archives: Vacation

Sandy’s Donuts & Coffee Shop, Fargo ND

Sandy’s Donuts & Coffee Shop S’mores Longjohn Donut Glazed Fried Cinnamon Roll Yeasted Donut with Chocolate Frosting Apple Cluster Glazed Old Fashioned Sour Cream Donut Cinnamon Pretzel Donut Cake Donut with Chocolate Frosting and Vanilla Drizzle Yeasted Butterfinger Crumble Donut … Continue reading

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Würst Bier Hall, Fargo ND

Würst Bier Hall Bavarian Pretzels, Haus Beer Cheese Smoked Buffalo and Cheddar Sausage, Peppers, Onions, French Bread Kuchen, Vanilla Ice Cream Located in Downtown Fargo and apparently popular enough with locals to have spawned a second location it was around … Continue reading

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Nichole’s Fine Pastry, Fargo ND

Nichole’s Fine Pastry Spice Cake, Salted Caramel Buttercream 7-Layer Bar Raspberry-Apricot Cream Cheese Danish Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookie Monster Cookie Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt Tart Set on making the drive from Minneapolis to Winnipeg, one reason a strong belief … Continue reading

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Blackbird Cafe, Minneapolis MN

Blackbird Cafe Sweet Potato Biscuit French Toast, Apricot Chutney, Pure Maple Syrup, Whipped Butter Swedish Pancakes, Cranberry-Blueberry Compote, Honey Ricotta Opened in 2007 and toqued by Chef Yia Chang Blackbird Cafe appears to be little more than a cozy neighborhood … Continue reading

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Patisserie 46, Minneapolis MN

Patisserie 46 Kouign Amann Almond Croissant Raspberry Bostock Canele de Bordeaux Fresh Fig Tart Europe-trained and multiply awarded for his work in several international Pastry competitions it was finally in 2010 that Chef John Kraus decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Grand Café, Minneapolis MN

Grand Café Country Bread, Butter Crispy Sweetbreads Blanquette, Nebrodini Mushroom Sweet Corn Madelines, Whipped Brown Butter Chicken Liver Donut, Vinegar Glitter Glaze Pork Pate en Croute, Savora Mustard, Celery, Onions Pike Quenelle, Langoustine, Sauce Nantua Crab Filled Jidori Egg Omelet, … Continue reading

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112 Eatery, Minneapolis MN

112 Eatery Spiced Nuts, Olives Semolina Bread, Baguette, Butter Caulilini, Miso Polenta Pan Fried Gnocchi, Parmesan Reggiano Tagliatelle, Foie Gras Meatballs Tres Leches Cake, Sweet Cream Banana Tart, Malted Chocolate Mousse, Blackberries, Fleur de Sel Chocolate, Almond, Cayenne Although many … Continue reading

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Red Wagon Pizza Company, Minneapolis MN

Red Wagon Pizza Company Pepperoni Roll – Fig Balsamic, Red Sauce Popeye – Garlic Oil, Spinach, Sausage, Mozzarella Cheese, Robiola Cheese, Lemon, Black Pepper Figlet – Pistachio Oil, Mortadella, Robiola Cheese, Shoestring Apples, Honey-spiced Figs, Pistachios, Truffle Oil Using the … Continue reading

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Isles Bun & Coffee, Minneapolis MN

Isles Bun & Coffee Puppy Dog Tail with Cream Cheese Frosting Caramel Pecan Bun Open at 6:30am every day but Sunday, the bakers allowed an extra half-hour of shut-eye on that one, it was Tuesday around ten that Isles Bun … Continue reading

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The Kenwood, Minneapolis MN

The Kenwood Coffee Banana Bread with Butter / Black Walnut Coffee Cake Pancake with Black Walnut Butter and Pure Maple Syrup Advertising “fine Food in a fine enough setting” it was for Breakfast on Tuesday that a table at The … Continue reading

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YoYo Donuts & Coffee Bar, Minnetonka MN

YoYo Donuts & Coffee Bar Crème Brulee Donut Old Fashioned Donut with Maple Frosting Yeasted Donut with Raspberry Frosting Apple Fritter Cherry Fritter Dirt and Worms Cake Donut Open all but major holidays since 2010 in the quiet suburb of … Continue reading

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Spoon and Stable, Minneapolis MN

Spoon and Stable Whole Wheat Sourdough – Whipped Butter Black Truffle Arancini – Fontina Cheese Walleye Croquettes – Yukon Gold Potatoes, Herring Roe Gribiche Duck Meatloaf Sliders – Caramelized Tamarind Glaze, Celery, Brioche Seared Foie Gras – Carrot Sourdough, Ground … Continue reading

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Kramarczuk’s Sausage Company, Minneapolis MN

Kramarczuk’s Sausage Company Smoked Ukranian Pork Sausage, Potato Pierogi, Beef Pierogi, Onions, Sour Cream Syrnyk In an era charged with bipartisan politics and discussion of what it actually means to be American there still remain several Restaurants that define a … Continue reading

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Sebastian Joe’s Ice Cream, Minneapolis MN

Sebastian Joe’s Ice Cream Samples: Salted Caramel, Butter Pecan, Pavarotti Nicollet Ave. Pot Hole on a Waffle Cone Lori’s Bar with Pralines, Cranberries Ventura Bar with Coconut, Chocolate Chips Boasting over 100 flavors in their arsenal, each made of high … Continue reading

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Murray’s Restaurant, Minneapolis MN

Murray’s Restaurant Bread Basket – Garlic, Rye, Pretzel, Cheese Stick, Butter Murray’s Original Steak Sandwich – Medium-Rare Strip Sirloin Steak, Bacon, Provolone Cheese, Sourdough Au Gratin Potatoes Murray’s Raspberry Pie – Housemade Whipped Cream Serving The Twin Cities since 1946 … Continue reading

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Cardigan Donuts, Minneapolis MN

Cardigan Donuts Free Coffee Glazed Old Fashioned Donut French Cruller Blackeye Coffee Cake Donut Bourbon Apple Fritter Vanilla Blossom with Vanilla Bean Custard, Vanilla Bean Icing, Candied Orchid Lemon Meringue with Lemon Curd, Toasted Meringue, Pie Crust Located inside the … Continue reading

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The Bachelor Farmer Café, Minneapolis MN

The Bachelor Farmer Café Corn Muffin with White Cheddar, Friesago, Cream Cheese Chocolate Croissant Sticky Bun Sourdough Old Fashioned Donut Cinnamon Coffee Cake Chocolate Chip Cookie with Toffee, Fleur de Sel With only limited time in Minneapolis it was after … Continue reading

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Milkjam Creamery, Minneapolis MN

Milkjam Creamery Samples: Hard Knock Life 2.0, Toasted Coconut, Black Double on a Waffle Cone: Ridin’ Duuurty – Oreo Milk, Oreo Chunks, Salted Peanut Butter / Strawberry Shortcake – Strawberry Sherbet, Nilla Wafer Ice Cream Although Milkjam Creamery is a … Continue reading

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Bellecour, Wayzata MN

Bellecour Oeufs Mimosa – Deviled Egg, Sweet Paprika, Dill Duck Confit Wings – Sauce a l’Orange Brandade Fritters – Salt Cod, Sauce Gribiche Duck Pate – Confit, Liver Mousse, Apple Gelee, Grilled Bread Pommes Dauphine – Potato Beignets, Black Truffle … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen, Minneapolis MN

Hell’s Kitchen Coffee Toasted Sausage Bread – Bread made with Sausage, Toasted Walnuts, Black Currants, Spices, Black Coffee Lemon-Ricotta Hotcake – Freshly-grated Lemon Zest, Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese, Pure Maple Syrup Juicy Lucifer – Angus Ground Beef, Hot Molten Epicenter … Continue reading

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