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Chef Shack Opening Mpls Location

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Located in the revolving restaurant space on Franklin and 31st. If anyone can make that spot work, I believe they can:

http://blogs.mspmag.com/dara/2013/10/...

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  1. Whoa. That building has played host to quite a variety. I remember it opening up originally as a branch of the Big Ten bar/sub shop called "Big Ten Across the River." This would have been around '94 or so.

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    1. re: Jordan

      OMG. I remember that place too. Actually I remember it being there as early as '92. Then it became a pasta joint and then after that, at least 5 different restaurants.

      I personally think that building is cursed. And I don't know why. It's a nice building (if a bit dated) and in a nice stretch of Franklin, Ave. yet nothing seems to survive.

      1. re: jeff55432

        It seems a little isolated to me, just at the end there all by itself. I hope they can make it go, though!

        ~TDQ