Restaurant Update

Restaurant Update
As Minnesota dials back in-person dining and entertainment to deal with the up-tick of Covid-19, restaurants have been shut down for indoor dining.  That means those restaurants need our help.  Steph Shimp from the Blue Plate Restaurant Company fills us in on how we can do that.

11/16 Host Chat

11/16 Host Chat
Musician Phil Thompson joins us to give us a taste of A Minnesota Holiday Volume 12 that is on sale now at Kowalski’s Markets.  Proceeds benefit Second Harvest Heartland. Plus, Twin Cities Live and Explore Minnesota want to encourage you to continue to support small businesses and restaurants throughout the state.   Offering Curbside...

The Igloos at Broken Clock Brewing

The Igloos at Broken Clock Brewing
Many restaurants, bars, and breweries have relied on their patios to get them through the pandemic.  Now with winter on the horizon, much of that business will be lost.  Broken Clock Brewing has plans to utilize the patio even with snow on the ground. Reporter Kristin Haubrich checks out the igloos they are getting ready to use during the...

Outdoor Patios

Outdoor Patios
Restaurants have been hit hard during the pandemic and as the colder weather creeps in they are finding creative ways to keep the patio season rolling.  Producer Lisa Adams shares a few that you’ll want to check out this winter. Forgotten Star Brewing Company Pig Ate My Pizza Kitchen & Brewery Smack Shack Hola Arepa 

Baldamar

Baldamar
TCL reporter checks out Baldamar, who was recently named Best New Steakhouse by Minnesota Monthly.  They show us some of the tricks to having restaurant quality steaks at home.

Restaurant Update

Restaurant Update
Stephanie March, the Food & Dining Editor of Mpls.St. Paul Magazine, shares which new restaurant had the best and most successful pivots when the pandemic hit. Take Out Windows Heather’s Just/Us Re-invention of Saint Dinette Nashville Coop Stephanie also gave us her picks for the best pie in town: RandyPie Pop...

Olivia’s Organic Café

Olivia’s Organic Café
More and more people are talking about gluten sensitivity and and being gluten free.  It could be a challenge when it comes to eating out.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich checks out Olivia’s Organic Café where avoiding gluten is the norm. Click here to get at $40 gift certificate to Olivia’s Organic Café for only $20.

La Delicious Bread

La Delicious Bread
There’s an authentic French bakery new to town and their golden-baked croissants are already creating a lot of buzz in the Twin Cities.  TCL reporter, Kristin Haubrich put her baking skills to the test when she went to check out La Delicious Bread.  La Delicious Bread is offering viewers 10% off - just mention Twin Cities Live.

Woodfired Cantina & Lounge

Woodfired Cantina & Lounge
Even with all that the restaurant industry has gone through during this pandemic, there is one chef that has a lot of hope. Chef Brian Ingram opened a new restaurant called Woodfired Cantina & Lounge last week and business is booming.