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Rah’mn to open on Snelling, build your own ramen bar near campus

Some trends, like Frosé (the popular frozen wine drink that swept millennial-nation this summer), are short lived. Others, like the recent opening of multiple ramen restaurants in the Twin Cities, seem to be here to stay. Macalester College will soon be the neighbor of one such restaurant. Rah’mn, a build-your-own-ramen restaurant that has been compared…

Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals
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Grub on the Green Line: iPho by Saigon, perfect for finals

Part of the beauty that Macalester offers is having access to a varied selection of restaurants within minutes of campus. On the Green Line, east of Macalester, there are many Southeast Asian markets, bakeries and restaurants. This week, I tried the restaurant iPho by Saigon. Immediately when I walked in, I was pleased to see…

Restaurant Week 2016: Dixie’s on Grand
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Restaurant Week 2016: Dixie’s on Grand

Restaurant Week in the Twin Cities has come and gone, leaving new restaurant discoveries and full stomachs in its wake. The week-long event, which stretched from October 16 through October 21, was hosted by Mpls St. Paul magazine and featured fixed price menus at many of the top Twin Cities restaurants. Hundreds of restaurants throughout…

After brief winter hiatus, Grand Central 2.0 will open in March
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After brief winter hiatus, Grand Central 2.0 will open in March

After closing for renovation prior to Winter Break last semester, local restaurant Grand Central is expected to reopen in the middle of March. Owners Leo and Beth Judeh are renovating with the goal of expanding their menu options and furthering the ability to serve more locally grown food made from scratch. “Before, the focus was…

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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The weekly top three from Lee: Cold Weather Pics

Happy New Year, Foodies! With temperatures below freezing for the next few (or six) months, I thought I would share some of my favorite cold-weather picks! All three are within walking distance of campus and offer a range of options! 1. iPho by Saigon ($) Location: 704 University Ave W. – 3.3 miles from campus…

Sweet sixteen: Restaurant recommendations for Family Fest
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Sweet sixteen: Restaurant recommendations for Family Fest

1. The Gray House $$$ 610 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408 My personal favorite restaurant in the Twin Cities. Located in Uptown, this fancyish farm to table gastropub is truly the groovy. They change their menu when they want (according to what’s in season and fresh) and just serve wonderful, interesting food. The ambiance…

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