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Sep 20, 2008 08:32 AM

MSP- Something new and different for brunch

Hey Folks,

I am in the mood to try somewhere new for brunch. We have the same brunch routine each week.

Here are the spots we usually go:

Grand Cafe
Al Vento
The Modern

Anything to add to this rotation?

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  1. Chad, is that you? It's Alison in SB. I like the brunch at Meritage. I hear the good day cafe has a delicious pesto salad, although they don't serve it until 12:30. ha ha.

    1. I'd highly recommend the brunch at The Strip Club....

      The Strip Club
      378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106

      1. It's more of a straight up breakfast, but we're pretty loyal to Sunnyside Up on Lyndale. Good versions of the classics: omlettes, french toast (theirs is my favorite in town), biscuits & gravy, and they also have a tex-mex section with things like cactus paddle, eggs & chili, and blue corn pancakes.

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        1. re: btock

          Alison- I have heard that the pesto salad is amazing.

        2. I'd recommend the Town Talk and Hot Plate. I love the fried egg sandwich at TT, and the eggs benedict at Hot Plate are amazing.

          Town Talk Diner
          2707 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

          Hot Plate
          5204 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417

          1. Senor Wong in downtown St. Paul has begun to serve brunch. The brunch menu looks promising.

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            1. re: shoo bee doo

              I'm having trouble attaching the link so I will try again. In case I can't make it work, here is the URL.


              Senor Wong's
              111 Kellog Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101