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Apr 23, 2007 01:09 PM

MSP Is anyone doing Dining Out For Life on Thursday?

My new girlfriend wants to go out on Thursday since it benefits charity, the Aliveness project in south MPLS.

There are many places participating but I don't know which one to pick. I don't even know what I'm in the mood for. We've already done Thai and Japanese so I'm thinking maybe something non-Asian.

So, does anyone else have plans to go out on Thursday, April 26th? Where are you going?

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  1. I'm going out of town on Thursday, so I can't Dine Out For Life - though I might be able to swing by Cupcake for some treats on my way to I-94.

    I wouldn't bother with the expensive places at the Bronze level. (C'mon, jP American bistro - surely you can do better than 10%!)

    There are a lot of good bets at the Platinum level. If I were here, I would probably go to El Meson, Mairin's Table, Birchwood, or Khyber Pass. Or maybe I'd try a place I haven't been, like First Course, PI Bar, Temple (pan-Asian), or Yum!.


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    1. re: AnneInMpls

      This is a really popular event, and reservations at most places that take them have are filling up fast. I waited until today to make a reservation, and the only place that worked for a group of 5 at the time I needed was Solera. Nothing wrong with that -- we can rack up a big bill there -- but I would have preferred a pricy place in a higher contribution bracket.

    2. We are for sure, and at one of the Platinum Level restaurants. I haven't had the lamb ribs at Firelake in awhile and I have a hankerin! I smell a wood fire in my future...or cranberry wontons.

      1. I am now - thanks for posting the link.

        I'm thinking Carmellos on Snelling - haven't been in ages. And I'll be in St Paul that eve.

        1. We're going to the Black Forest Inn, it's bronze 15%. My girl is German-American and really wants to speak German and I really want some beer and black forest cake.

          If you're really bent on helping charity, many gay establishments are giving 100%.

          1. I highly recommend Kafe 421 in Dinkytown!