More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: What's new? What's hot? Where should I eat right now? While the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the Twin Cities, it is not a chronicle of the 'it' places of the moment. Thus, we offer the Eater Minneapolis Heatmap, which will change on a monthly basis to always highlight where the crowds are flocking to at the moment.Read More
The Hottest Restaurants in Minneapolis Right Now, June 2015
Where you want to be eating right now.
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Spoon and Stable
The national accolades continue to pile up at Gavin Kaysen's Spoon and Stable. Not only was the restaurant a finalist for two James Beard Awards but it was just named one of Food & Wine magazine's restaurant of the year and also was recently profiled in Saveur magazine which named Minneapolis as "the next great American food city."
Tennessee Hot, Johnny Cakes, and that Revival Burger are dishes on everyone's minds, lips, and social media. The Kingfield neighborhood restaurant is non-stop busy and draws in flocks of fried chicken fanatics.
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Monello, Italian for sea urchin, just opened in Hotel Ivy early in June. Executive Chef Mike DeCamp, formerly of La Belle Vie, showcases a menu full of Italian coastal fare in the stylish downtown spot.
The destination brewery's focus shifts from the busy beer hall to the finer dining option upstairs. Chef Jorge Guzman and team are pairing the brewery's award-winning beer with pork jowl, octopus, and sweet breads.
La Belle Vie
The epitome of fine dining in the Twin Cities, Tim McKee's La Belle Vie makes its return to the Heatmap as it has gained recent national attention. Business Insider magazine named it one of the top 14 French restaurants in America along side of places including Le Bernardin, French Laundry, NoMad, and Per Se.
La Ceiba Bistro
Opened less than a month ago, the Hector Ruiz bistro in the Powderhorn neighborhood is gaining loyal fans. Caribbean inspired food is served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at very affordable prices.
Como Dockside is to Como Lake what Sandcastle is to Lake Nokomis. The seasonal, lakeside eatery serves up New Orleans inspired fare with a side of live music. The restaurant also has a full liquor license if a sunset martini craving arises.
Landon Schoenefeld's diner opened last month and is the hot spot in Southwest Minneapolis. The pickled PBR and french fries are a getting some attention as well as the steak tartare with garlic breadcrumbs.
The second location of Urban Bean is drawing in the macbook masses seeking super fast wi-fi, Four Barrel bourbon vanilla lattes, and baked goods from award-winning Patisserie 46. The super chic space continues to be one of the most Instagrammed spots in town.
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