Twin Cities restaurant roundup for November 2022

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🍴 The owners of Mediterranean Cruise Cafe in Burnsville have applied to open a new cafe and food manufacturing facility in Minneapolis called Baba’s, according to city documents.

  • Baba’s owners did not respond to Axios’ requests for comment.

πŸ’Έ Vann, the Spring Park fine dining restaurant by James Beard-nominated chef Erik Skaar, is in danger of closing. It’s raising funds to help stay open through the winter.

πŸ• OG ZAZA, a β€œNew-Haven”-style pizza place, opened in Potluck Food Hall in Roseville last week. Its other location is inside Ties Rooftop and Lounge in downtown Minneapolis.

πŸ§‘β€πŸ³ Borough and Parlor Bar in North Loop have a new chef. William Karon β€” who previously worked at St. Genevieve, Kado no Mise and Burch Steak β€” will switch up the Borough menu by adding South American-inspired dishes.

🍨 After closing its scoop shops in 2020, Izzy’s Ice Cream has gone out of business. The Minneapolis-based brand shut down production of its packaged pints last month.

β›” Pay-what-you-can cafe Provision Community Restaurant is permanently closed. It’s now focusing efforts on supporting neighborhood shelters, it announced last week.


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