Farmers Kitchen + Bar

Farmers Kitchen + Bar
Reporter Kelli Hanson is hanging out at a new restaurant bringing Minnesota farms to tables in downtown Minneapolis.  Farmers Kitchen + Bar will include a marketplace and is located in the historic Mill District neighborhood of Minneapolis.  She chats with Gary Wertish, the president of the Minnesota Farmers Union about the new concept of...

The Labor Inducing Burger

The Labor Inducing Burger
There is a restaurant in Excelsior that says they have a burger than helps to put you into labor.  It was named this after 56 moms have eaten it and 24 hours later went into labor.  TCL reporter Kelli Hanson (who is NOT pregnant) went to The Suburban to check it out.

Two Rivers Lodge Bar & Grill

Two Rivers Lodge Bar & Grill
TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is at a popular spot for both locals and visitors in Prescott, Wisconsin.  Two Rivers Lodge Bar & Grill has a fun atmosphere and great food selection. Mention Twin Cities Live at Two Rivers and you’ll receive an order of free fried pickles or chips & queso during Happy Hour through August 31st. ...

Summer on the Patios

Summer on the Patios
To get the most out of summertime, Reporter Kelli Hanson recommends sitting outside on a patio.  Here is her round up of some of her favorites around the metro. The Bungalow Club, Minneapolis Bauhaus Brew Labs, Brewery WA Frost, St. Paul Campiello, Eden Prairie San Pedro Cafe, Hudson

Malcolm Yards

Malcolm Yards
Food halls are not a new concept in Minnesota but one with a self-pour tap wall is!  The long awaited Market at Malcom Yards opened late last week and it’s getting some major buzz.  Reporter Kelli Hanson checked out the new market that’s just a few blocks from KSTP.  For more information, click here.

Pretty Great Cheesecake

Pretty Great Cheesecake
Back in 2017, Kurt Anderson won in the honey category for his honey cheesecake.  It was a brand new category at the Minnesota State Fair, with Kurt taking the blue ribbon.  Now Kurt is in his third season with the Pretty Great Cheesecake Food Truck.

Mad Hatter Tea House

Mad Hatter Tea House
Inside the second oldest home in Anoka County, there’s a charming restaurant and tea house right along the Rum River.  The Mad Hatter hosts a whimsical brunch that might have you thinking you’ve entered into a scene from Downton Abbey!  

Dog-Friendly Breweries

Dog-Friendly Breweries
In 2012, Minnesota only had 39 craft breweries in the whole state. Now that number is almost 200.  A lot of Minnesotans want to experience them without leaving their dog at home.  You don’t have to either!  TCL photographer Drew Schingen shares some dog-friendly breweries. Breweries Featured: Inbound BrewCo Sisyphus Brewing ...

328 Grill

328 Grill
The American Legion is a nonprofit organization that enhances the well-being of America's veterans, their families, and communities they are in. Our photographer Drew Schingen found one in Saint Paul Park that has been keeping one of the biggest secrets in the Twin Cities, and Drew being Drew, he had to spill the beans and we are so glad he...

Fun with Food Trucks!

Fun with Food Trucks!
What used to be just hot carts of food in big cities, has turned into the rise of the food truck. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson recently discovered a Taco Food Truck in Lake Elmo called La Maria Taqueria. She’s now in search of more deliciousness! It’s why she’s taking us to Maple Grove where she’s found not one, but two food trucks to...

Dukes on 7

Dukes on 7
Reporter Kristin Haurich takes us to Dukes on 7! A new dog friendly restaurant opening up in Minnetonka. Where you can chill with your pup and enjoy some American fare food and craft cocktails. Dukes on 7 is offering 5 dollars off any burger every Monday, beginning June 28, 2021.  

TCL Beer & Hard Seltzer

TCL Beer & Hard Seltzer
It’s official, Twin Cities Live has their own beer and now you can get it on tap at Invictus Brewing Company in Blaine.  It’s 3 O’Clock Somewhere is a hazy pale ale now available on tap.  If you are a lover of hard seltzers, give TCL’s “Sun’s Out Fun’s Out” a try!  It’s a blueberry lemonade now also available on tap at...