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Readers Vote: 7 Favorite Cold-Weather Comfort Dishes

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Last week, we asked readers what the best cold-weather comfort dishes are in the Twin Cities. Well, it was cold out there last week, and it was cold out there this week, and it looks like it will be cold out there...for the rest of winter. So, there's plenty of time to try these 7 cold-weather comfort dishes, ranging from spicy jerk chicken to steamy pho to classic pot roast. There's even a duck heart ragu on the list, to fortify you for the cold by the core strength of many waterfowl.

Want to add your cold-weather comfort food to the list? Let us know in the comments.


· What's the Best Cold-Weather Comfort Dish in MPLS? [Eater MPLS]
· All Previous Open Threads [Eater MPLS]

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Corner Table

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4257 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 823-0011
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A reader writes in to the tipline: "I had Corner Table's duck heart ragu pappardelle the other day and it was a pure comfort in a dish. The texture and flavor of the ragu was perfect and the wild mushrooms were just so flavorful."

2. Marla's Caribbean Cuisine

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3761 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 724-3088
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meezownplace nominates Marla's Caribbean Cuisine for cold weather comfort: "Marla's Jerk Chicken with dhalpuri on the side. Gotta get it Indian Hot. The chicken's perfectly cooked, carrots and cabbage provide excellent texture. It's a great dish to take one's time on with a book."

3. Quang Restaurant

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2719 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 870-4739
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dbhammel gets the first comment on the Open Thread, picking right up on the subliminal header image of Eat Street Vietnamese standby Quang: "Quang's pho. Nothing else matters."

4. Lyndale Tap House

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2937 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 825-6150
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A reader writes in to the tipline: "Lyndale Tap House's stampede fries. Fries covered in cheese and gravy (and green onion)? Yes, please. I let myself have them once each winter."

5. Tilia

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2726 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 354-2806
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dbhammel also gives a shout out to the chai at Linden Hill's neighborhood go-to, Tilia.

6. The Butcher Block

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308 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 455-1080
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foodie1267 gives a shout out to Northeast's tucked-away Italian spot, The Butcher Block: "Short rib cacciatore at Butcher Block in NE. It's not generally on my radar for most things, but that dish is total comfort food."

7. Modern Café

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337 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 378-9882
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When we tweeted out this question, the Modern Café in Northeast tweeted right back: "POT ROAST" This longtime spot is known for its classic warming dish, so we're going to go ahead and put their offhand tweet right on the guide.

1. Corner Table

4257 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409
A reader writes in to the tipline: "I had Corner Table's duck heart ragu pappardelle the other day and it was a pure comfort in a dish. The texture and flavor of the ragu was perfect and the wild mushrooms were just so flavorful."
4257 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409

2. Marla's Caribbean Cuisine

3761 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
meezownplace nominates Marla's Caribbean Cuisine for cold weather comfort: "Marla's Jerk Chicken with dhalpuri on the side. Gotta get it Indian Hot. The chicken's perfectly cooked, carrots and cabbage provide excellent texture. It's a great dish to take one's time on with a book."
3761 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

3. Quang Restaurant

2719 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
dbhammel gets the first comment on the Open Thread, picking right up on the subliminal header image of Eat Street Vietnamese standby Quang: "Quang's pho. Nothing else matters."
2719 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408

4. Lyndale Tap House

2937 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
A reader writes in to the tipline: "Lyndale Tap House's stampede fries. Fries covered in cheese and gravy (and green onion)? Yes, please. I let myself have them once each winter."
2937 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

5. Tilia

2726 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410
dbhammel also gives a shout out to the chai at Linden Hill's neighborhood go-to, Tilia.
2726 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410

6. The Butcher Block

308 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
foodie1267 gives a shout out to Northeast's tucked-away Italian spot, The Butcher Block: "Short rib cacciatore at Butcher Block in NE. It's not generally on my radar for most things, but that dish is total comfort food."
308 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414

7. Modern Café

337 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
When we tweeted out this question, the Modern Café in Northeast tweeted right back: "POT ROAST" This longtime spot is known for its classic warming dish, so we're going to go ahead and put their offhand tweet right on the guide.
337 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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