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Vegan Ice Cream Shop Crepe & Spoon Will Close After the Summer Season

The Northeast ice cream and crepe joint opened in 2017.

March 8, 2023

How’s Caribou Coffee’s First Vegan Sandwich?

The JUST Egg™ Roasted Tomato & Pesto Flatbread gets the Racket™ treatment.

May 10, 2022

Inside Keiko’s Kitchen, Uptown’s Fun and Funky New Vegan Bodega

The popular Black-owned vegan pop-up has a permanent home, and it's cute as hell.

September 22, 2022

Everyone’s Announcing Cool New Restaurant News This Month!

Killer suburban pizza comes to the North Loop, a Travail trio sets out on their own, and more in this month’s Racket Restaurant Roundup.

September 30, 2022

5 Things to Know About D’s Banh Mi, the Year-Round Restaurant Coming to the Ol’ Snack Shack

OK, we spoiled one of the things: Unlike under previous owners Dave's Popcorn and Milk Jam, the 38th Street hut will be open all year.

August 16, 2022

New 2022 MN State Fair Food: Predicting the Winners and Losers

Let's get all Mel Kiper on the Fair's 38 new food concoctions.

At Sociable, Francis Serves Up Vegan Burgers a Carnivore Will Love

"We've gotten so many responses of like, 'That's the first vegan burger I've had, and it's the best burger I've had in a long time.'"

January 10, 2022

Francis Has Plant-Based Plans for the Old Sen Yai Sen Lek, Dipped & Debris Space

"We remain concerned about how people might feel about either of those spots being replaced, because they were so loved in the community, and so good."

August 5, 2022

A Twin Cities Vegan Big Mac Showdown

Comparing the McDonald's taste-alikes at local vegan pillars J. Selby's and Reverie.

Leak: Far-Right Militia Members Among MN’s Cops, Military, Politicians

Plus Jack Jablonski's big reveal, Jensen dangles a baby, and a growing vegan bakery empire in today's Flyover.

Hell Yeah: Minnesota’s Only Black-Owned Cold-Pressed Juice Bar Is Expanding

Coming soon to The Dripping Root: waffles, paninis, salads, flatbreads, and more!

May 4, 2022

23 Observations on Drew Barrymore’s Recent Herbivorous Butcher Segment

The glorious return of Racket's 'Observations on Drew Barrymore' series.

November 18, 2022

Furry-Flustered Scott Jensen: Where Are Your Children Peeing?

Plus tiny checks for essential workers, Woody Harrelson drops some dough on Mpls, and a feel-good story about a jacket in today's Flyover.

Free Pinball, Holiday Drag, and a Vegan Meat Raffle: This Week’s Best Events

Do you want to drink booze in the midst of twinkling holiday lights? Yeah, we have a ton of those, too.

December 5, 2022

The Libs Are Comin’ for Your Leaf Blowers, Patriots

Plus Texas-style DQ, another new veggie burger, and the Strib's new boss suggests a digital future in today's Flyover.

We Need to Talk About the Strib’s Dive Bar List

Plus MN Freedom Fund rails against cash bail, a new THC-friendly vegan spot opens this spring, and catching up with Mayor Melvin Carter in today's Flyover.

February 8, 2023

Kim Crockett: Liar? Idiot? Both?

Plus a costly chicken dispute, understaffed cop night shifts, and PETA vs. Jucy Lucys in today's Flyover.

September 15, 2022

Thai New Year, Vegan Meat Raffle, Queer Bazaar: This Week’s Best Events

Plus the world's largest bounce house is coming to town.

May 23, 2022

Kilimanjaro Grill Brings City’s First Kenyan Restaurant to Old Viking Bar Space

Find chips masala, samosas, and lots of vegan options at the new Kilimanjaro.

March 23, 2022

Get a Sneak Peek of the Indigenous Food Lab—Plus Fresh Tortillas—This Week at Midtown Global Market

The market/restaurant/education center will begin its multiphase opening in about a month.

April 25, 2023

The Best, Worst, and Most Middling New Foods of the 2022 Minnesota State Fair

Our review crew returns to the fair for the first time since 2019.

August 26, 2022

Coming Soon: Indigenous Food Lab Expands with Tea Bar, Restaurant, Market

The Midtown Global Market commissary kitchen gets a big addition.

September 15, 2022

Here’s All the February Restaurant News We Could Track Down

Is it possible that just ONE Twin Cities restaurant closed in February? Almost certainly not. Feel free to correct us in the comments!

February 28, 2023

A Cobbler Lover’s Dream: Lutunji’s Palate Bakery & Cafe Opens Next Month

Get ready for Lutunji Abram's delicious desserts, both buttery and vegan.

April 7, 2022

OK, Fine, We Ate the Doge Pizza

Crypto may be confusing, imaginary bullshit. But pizza is very real.

September 22, 2021

Hi Flora!: MN’s First THC Restaurant Gets a New Name, Opening Date

The restaurant will follow later this spring, but the storefront debuts this month. We'll give you ONE GUESS when the grand opening is.

April 11, 2023

With Ramen Shoten, Eat Street Crossing Gets a Traditional Stand-Up Noodle Shop

The grab, slurp, and go spot will open alongside the rest of the food hall this November.

October 11, 2022

Stepchld Founder Fancies up Crustless PB&J with Gallant Tiger

Gallant Tiger hit Dogwood Coffee Co.'s Northeast shop about a month ago; soon they'll be at coffee shops around town.

November 17, 2022

We’re Getting a ‘Simpsons’-Inspired Steamed Hams Restaurant

Meet Hammies, the plussed-up slider operation with brick 'n' mortar ambitions.

Openings, Closings, and Some Signs of Spring in the March Racket Restaurant Roundup

Welcoming Wildflyer East, saying bye-bye to Bev's, and getting ready for Gai Noi.

March 31, 2023

Hard Times Cafe Has a Reopening Date

A May Day dining room reboot? We love to see it.

April 13, 2022

Finally! Clancey’s Meats & Fish Confirms Grand Ave. Move, Plans to Add Vegan Eats

The Linden Hills shop is moving to a bigger space and it's all happening so fast.

Slurp Pop-Up Noodle Shop Slaps

We ate our way through 3/4 of the Slurp menu. (OK, so there's only six dishes, but still.)

Uptown Theater Returns This Year—And So Does Prof?

Plus students demand answers about Azad's death, dairy farmers are crybabies, and parks do markets in today's Flyover.

MB FoodHouse Brings Killer Tex-Mex to the North Loop

A true Minneapolis original opens next week.

November 4, 2021

Minnesota’s First Doughnut Vending Machine? The Donut Trap Begins Automated Treat Empire.

Bradley Taylor's square doughnut hustle has gone from pop-up shop to brick-'n'-mortar to food truck to, now, vending machine.

March 14, 2022

Duluth’s Wealthy ‘Climate Refugees’ Are Driving Up Real Estate Costs

Plus a $3 million fib, RIP Eat Street Social, and the two local angles to Mario's boots in today's Flyover.

The Ol’ Dave’s Popcorn/Milk Jam Snack Shack Is Becoming a Banh Mi Joint

Plus the Strib chooses hot-dog hater Don Samuels, Uptown goes to rooftop heaven, and downtown St. Paul is renting space for free in today's Flyover.

Buckle Up, Bitches: It’s Time for the July Racket Restaurant Roundup

TILT gets LITT, Grumpy's grumples outta Roseville, and more July restaurant news.

July 29, 2022

Your Boss Has a Plan to Save Downtown Minneapolis

Plus incoming food options, rentable scooters and bikers, and large pothole saviors in today's Flyover.

Say Hello to Dream Creamery, the Feel-Good Hit of the Summer

Eating dessert first? That’s the stuff that dreams are made of.

May 24, 2022

J. Selby’s Closes Indoor Dining Again

A vegan canary in the coal mine?

September 20, 2021

The 12 Most ‘Cursed’ Restaurant Spaces of the Twin Cities

Failure seems to haunt certain food and drink addresses. We asked restaurateurs to weigh in, and we asked readers to nominate locations in need of exorcisms.

October 19, 2022

North Side’s FLOW, Pickup Truck Opera, Fat Beach Day: This Week’s Best Events

Plus Loring Park Art Festival, a new gallery in Uptown, and Aussie girl group Camp Cope.

Little T’s Is Back, and It’s Spectacular

This version of Lil T’s—formally "Little Tijuana Neighborhood Lounge"—revels in mishmashery even more than its predecessor.

Minneapolis to Trump-Tied Law Firm: Help Us Fix Policing!

Plus price hikes at General Mills, TPT has a beer, and "The Worst Company in the World" gets handsomely rewarded in today's Flyover.

November 24, 2021

How Come None of You Told Me to Check Out Chip’s Clubhouse?

I slept on Chip's. Don't make the same mistake I did.

January 18, 2022

New Lyn-Lake Murals, Patio Parties, Queer Beach Hang: This Week’s Best Events

It's a stacked week for things to do in the Twin Cities.

July 11, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 59 Free Things To Do This Weekend

A West St. Paul skate party, pop-up markets, Open Streets, and a queer clothing swap are all free.

July 8, 2022

Lu’s at the U, Momo at Midtown Global, and More October Restaurant News

Or should we say... restaurant BOOs? Ha ha, just kidding—a little Halloween humor for you!

October 31, 2022

New Restaurant Roundup: Bread on Lake St., New Life at Ol’ Houlihan’s, Stir Fry at 48th & Chicago

Of course we're talking about Laune Bread, Protagonist, and Urban Wok.

January 12, 2022

Vivi Moss Learned to Brew Beer in Minneapolis. Now She Does This.

Her Instagram account, @viviandthecoldones, has all the cool can art and none of the toxic masculinity.

August 20, 2021

Freeloader Friday: 90 Free Things To Do This Weekend

Try a new THC drink, see Pat Benatar, and go with the FLOW on the North Side.

July 29, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 40 Free Things To Do This Weekend

This weekend is all about rock gigs, food trucks, art shows, and an epic amount of markets.

April 8, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 52 Free Things To Do This Weekend

V-Day artist markets, Super Bowl parties, 612 Brew turns 10, and more.

February 10, 2023

Freeloader Friday: 92 Free Things To Do This Weekend

International Day of Music at Orchestra Hall, beer garden concerts, and the Mondo Queer Beach Party are all free.

Freeloader Friday: 37 Free Things to Do This Weekend

Drinks with the Grinch, Holidazzle, and last-minute shopping are all free

December 17, 2021

All the December Food News That’s Fit to Print

In like, an online sense. "Fit to type" might be more accurate. Anyway, here's your latest Racket Restaurant Roudup!

December 22, 2022

A Revival Revival, New Northeast Ice Cream, and Tons More May Restaurant News

Smoked meats, sweet treats, and hard-to-find Filipino fare in the latest Racket Restaurant Roundup.

May 18, 2022

A Bigger Boludo, Centro Heads South, and (Lots) More March Restaurant News

Tons of restaurant openings this March and April—let's gooooooo!

March 3, 2022

Uptown Changes, A Boatload of Closures, and More November Restaurant News

It's out with the old and in with the new in the latest Racket Restaurant Roundup.

November 30, 2022

Rail Drinks: Where to Get a Drink at All 37 Light Rail Stops

We answer the age-old question that we might be the only ones asking: What's the best watering hole at every single light rail stop?

Can A.I. Chatbots Replace Racket?

We put an A.I. journalist through the paces, with very mixed results.

February 24, 2023

Your Guide to January’s New Burgers, Breakfast Sammies, Breweries, and Bars

More like "brrrr-gers." It's the latest Racket Restaurant Roundup!

January 31, 2023

Freeloader Friday: 62 Free Things To Do This Weekend

Store openings, an EDM food truck party, Mom's Day happenings, and raw oysters (no really!) in this edition.

May 12, 2023

Holidazzle, ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’: This Week’s Best Events

Plus heartwarming Christmas movie 'Die Hard,' Chicano Batman at First Avenue, and the Hamm's Bear celebrates with beer.

December 13, 2021

Dessert Hummus: Atrocity, Appropriation, or Advancement?

Please weigh in loudly on the great dessert hummus debate.

September 30, 2021

April: A Month of Terrible Weather and Excellent Restaurant News

Feat. doughnut vending machines, hype-y corn dogs, and "a special place in Hell waiting just for you.”

April 20, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 48 Free Things To Do This Weekend

Holy crap, there's a lot happening this week: Saint Paul Winter Carnival! Pond hockey! Art Sleds! Ice bars! More!

January 28, 2022

5 Fun New Pop-Ups and Takeout Spots to Try

The sandwiches, dumplings, fresh pasta, and more you'll want to track down this winter.

January 25, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 84 Free Things To Do This Weekend

Dog-friendly events, Oktoberfest block parties, and a shitton of makers' markets.

September 9, 2022

Sauna Stuff, Saint Paul Winter Carnival, Build-A-Beer: This Week’s Best Events

It's a stacked week thanks to two epic festivals and a sports tournament.

January 24, 2022

Freeloader Friday: 89 Free Things To Do This Weekend

Big street fests, colorful art shows, outdoor vintage markets, epic chalk art, and dog parties are planned this weekend.

Remembering Norman Truman, Beloved Minneapolis Punk Personality

For decades, Truman was everywhere in the local punk rock community. We spoke with a handful of the many lives he touched.

August 23, 2021

Local Pizza Chains, Ranked

We flipped open 30 cardboard boxes on a gooey, saucy, greasy quest to discover the best Twin Cities-based pizza chain.

December 15, 2021