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Stacy Brooks

Stacy Brooks is a freelance food and travel writer. She’s never met a carb she didn’t like and has a soft spot for Lucky Charms. Find her on Instagram (@_tangledupinfood) or at

Bom Dia Treats Is a Sweet, Tropical, Calming North Loop Getaway

South American co-founders Dennise Mejia and Mauricio Coronel Berti expand their indulgent, health-minded business to Minneapolis.

June 11, 2024

5 Things to Know About Rollicious, Dinkytown’s Newest Sushi Spot

A DinkyDale Mall newbie that serves up hand rolls and onigiri with a side of whimsy (and won't break the bank).

April 29, 2024

Cocoa Flake’s Hand-Painted Chocolates Are *Almost* Too Pretty to Eat

'There’s so many small details. I love what I do, but sometimes, it’s like, why didn’t I stick with cupcakes?'

January 19, 2024

Inside Tropes & Trifles, the Twin Cities’ Only Romance Bookstore

Come on in, Booktokers—there's an enemies-to-lovers story with your name on it.

November 30, 2023

SunBean Coffee Shop Will Light Up a Long-Vacant Standish-Ericsson Storefront

'A lot of the newer coffee shops are made to go: order your coffee on the app, don’t talk to a human, grab your coffee and get out of here. We don’t want that.'

August 14, 2023

An Ode to Mike’s Discount Foods, the Flea Market of Local Grocery Store Chains

Want grocery shopping that's less of a chore and more like a scavenger hunt? Welcome to Mike's.