The weekly top three from Lee: Best new spots
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best new spots

These new joints won’t disappoint. From donuts topped with Korean short rib, to crepe cakes with 25 layers, these restaurants will challenge all you thought you knew about deliciousness. Hi Lo Diner ($$) – 4020 E Lake St, Minneapolis – Distance from campus: 2.8 miles An original 1957 Fodero Diner travelled from Gibsonia, PA to…

The weekly top 3 from Lee: Best Ramen
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The weekly top 3 from Lee: Best Ramen

I have eaten my fair share of 99-cent Ramen packets purchased from Superamerica. There is nothing wrong with them. They are very good (tasting, not for you). However, if you’re in a “treat yourself” mood, and maybe even want to feel a little fancy, give these ramen places a try. Obento-Ya Japanese Bistro ($$) –…

The weekly top three from Lee: Hidden gems
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The weekly top three from Lee: Hidden gems

Everyone knows the classics: Brasa, Pad Thai, French Meadow, etc. These three joints below may not be as well-known, but their food should be! Their menus offer some fresh and unique options that you may not be able to get anywhere else in the Cities. St. Paul Bagelry ($) – 1702 Lexington Ave N, Roseville…

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Weekly top three from Lee: Best Vegetarian Options

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I was a vegetarian (for six years)! I know that the struggle to find meatless food on a restuarant menu is very real. These three spots offer fresh cuisine and are not exclusively vegetarian 1. Namaste Cafe ($$) – 2512 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis –…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best Pizza
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best Pizza

If you’re a Chicago or New York native, don’t fret! While they might not be as good as Lou Malnati’s, these three pizza joints won’t let you down. 1. Mesa Pizza ($) – 1323 4th St, Minneapolis – Distance from campus: 5.4 miles If you’re an adventurous eater/pizza lover, this place is for you. If…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best Local Pancakes
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best Local Pancakes

If you love cake but are too embarrassed to eat it for breakfast, these pancakes are a guaranteed sweet tooth satisfier. 1. Good Day Cafe Bad Day Bar ($$) – 5410 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis – Distance from campus: 11.5 miles Featured in the Food Network’s “Best.Breakfast.Ever” special, this place will not disappoint. While it is…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts

If you are anything like me and have a massive sweet tooth, or are just craving some suga suga, these three joints won’t disappoint! Because of my love affair with donuts, some great dessert places that offer other sweets did not make the cut (so hopefully you like donuts). 1. Mojo Monkey Donuts ($) –…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best Saturday Night Spots
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best Saturday Night Spots

Looking to get off campus for a weekend meal? These three joints offer lively atmospheres, great food and are all within three miles of campus! 1. Longfellow Grill ($$) Location: 2990 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis – 2.4 miles from campus This “urban diner” is located right across the river in the Cooper neighborhood of Minneapolis….

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