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Food and Drink

The lamb shepards pie in the dimly-lit dining area of Zhora Darling.

Review: Zhora Darling is a new hip, upscale eatery and bar in NE Minneapolis

by Ethan Lambert
Published November 20, 2023
The new late-night spot hosts live music along with their spendy food and drinks.
A proposed rendering of the Dinkytown McDonalds redevelopment.

The return of Dinkytown McDonald’s

by Alexandra DeYoe
Published October 29, 2023
After a three-year closure, McDonald’s is coming back to Dinkytown.
Students line up outside of Frank & Andreas on May 2, 2022.

Top five late-night food options near campus

by Ethan Lambert
Published October 12, 2023
The UMN campus area should have more restaurants open late on campus, but some great spots for students still stand out.
1.99 Americano opened on 4th St next to Goldy’s Locker Room.

Top five affordable coffee shops near campus

by Max Mueller
Published September 18, 2023
Need a quick boost without breaking the bank? We’ve got a list for you.
A glass of Tomms lager on draft in the Falling Knife taproom.

Review: Falling Knife Brewing Company will satisfy IPA connoisseurs, casual drinkers alike

by Ethan Lambert
Published July 19, 2023
The craft brewery, located north of Como, is a relaxed environment featuring a variety of beers on tap, pinball machines and a free jukebox.
The restaurant located off Xerxes is worth a taste.

Review: Pizzeria Lola provides wood-fired pizzas with personality

by Sarah Horner
Published July 6, 2023
Owned by the award-winning chef Ann Kim, this establishment is a friendly neighborhood place to find top-notch pizza.
Vietnamese coffee ice cream. Photo courtesy of Bebe Zito.

Ranked: 5 ice cream spots near UMN

by Joshua Badroos
Published April 28, 2023
With warmer weather ahead, it’s time for frozen treats.
Boludos Argentinian-style Margarita pizza is made with fresh mozzarella, basil and San Marzano tomato sauce. Boludo also has a variety of empanadas, salads and desserts.

Review: Boludo brings spectacular Argentinian-style pizza to Como

by Ethan Lambert
Published March 28, 2023
The regional chain’s new location in Como makes for the best restaurant in the neighborhood.
Sallys Saloon is one of the eight bars surrounding campus that typically attracts a large crowd.

College bar roundup: Regulars share their thoughts

by Ethan Lambert
Published March 3, 2023
University of Minnesota students, alumni and more chimed in on why they go to each bar near campus.
Takes guts to know reality of what healthy microbiome looks like

Takes ‘guts’ to know reality of what healthy microbiome looks like

by Emma Walytka
Published February 16, 2023
As gut health becomes increasingly speculated in the media, some experts question which parts of our media “diet” are truly beneficial.

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