Bar La Grassa
Hosts market tours and restaurant crawls, plus classes on baking, outdoor grilling, and world cuisine in Minneapolis.
Lake Calhoun Kiosk
The kiosk, at the foot of Lake St, rents canoes, kayaks and paddleboats. It's a busy spot as there's also a patio restaurant and sailing...
Grumpy's is the Northeast's classic dive, with cheap (but good) beer and an outdoor patio. Sample the specialty 'hot dish' on Tuesdays...
It's hard to beat their meat. Mayslack's has been slicing garlicky roast beef onto sandwiches and pouring icy brewskis since 1955....
Lonely Planet review
Chef Isaac Becker won the 2011 James Beard award for 'best in the midwest,' so expect great things from the small plates menu of fresh pastas, bruschetta and secondi. It is located about a mile northwest of downtown's core.