Hey everyone first time poster I just wanted to say hi. I have been a lurker for a while but I guess it's time to chime in. I have lived in Minneapolis for 15 years and love to dine out around here. Hopefully I can be a good contributor to the forum!
Welcome! Where do you weigh in the on the great Luce vs. Punch vs. Nea vs. Black Sheep debate? Just kidding.
For fun, would you like to tell us your top 3 spots in the Twin Cities? Use whatever criteria you want: high end, low end; for the food, for the personality; doesn't matter. I'll name mine (and maybe others would like to chime in, too)--it's been awhile since we've had one of these kinds of threads.
1. Meritage, St. Paul
2. Manana, St. Paul
3. Izzy's St. Paul
(Gee, now I wish I'd allowed for more than three. But, rules are rules!)
re: The Dairy Queen
Fun! Though I am horrible at making favorite lists... especially with such a small number! You did help me out by mentioning Mañana, since this early in the thread, I don't want to repeat anything. So that's out (though it might be in otherwise).
In no particular order:
Brasa St. Paul
Ngon Bistro (St. Paul)
The Strip Club (St. Paul)
Can you tell which side of the river we live on?
Two of my top three (Brasa and Victory) already got taken. In the interest of not repeating...
1) Alma (Minneapolis)
2) Bar La Grassa (Minneapolis)
3) Saffron (Minneapolis)
wow agreed that some stellar places have already been mentioned, but i'll call with: