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MSP: Good salad options near airport-Mac/Groveland area?

Enso Jan 28, 2010 12:37 PM

I'm arranging a workshop locally for an international presenter.

I would like to take him to a nice restaurant for the two dinners he'll be here for, but not $$$$.

He's not a fussy person. He says he eats light the night before a presentation, so a restaurant with a few good salad options would be nice. To give you an idea of what I mean, I have had nice salads at Prima a couple years ago when I was last there, and they have nice enough ambience, but they are WAY TOO crowded.

Thanks for your nominations.

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    faith RE: Enso Jan 28, 2010 01:58 PM

    Shish has some very good salads. I think I even asked them to leave out feta and pepperoncini and sub more raw veggies, since I"m watching my sodium...and they very nicely gave me a beautiful large salad.

    1. MSPD RE: Enso Jan 28, 2010 04:04 PM

      If you're eating light/sticking with salads, Heartland will be just as inexpensive as anywhere else, especially on the Wine Bar side.

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        MSPD RE: MSPD Jan 28, 2010 04:05 PM

        The salads at Punch are excellent as well.

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        Ms. Fennelbulb RE: Enso Jan 29, 2010 08:09 AM

        How about Cafe 128 (across the street from U of St. Thomas on Cleveland) or Jay's Cafe (a little out of the way from your specified area: on Raymond by University)?

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          JimGrinsfelder RE: Enso Jan 29, 2010 08:53 AM

          Trotter's on Cleveland just south of Marshall.

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