A gastronomic guide to Nicollet Avenue’s ethnic eateries.
Walk down Nicollet Avenue – Minneapolis’s beloved Eat Street – between Grant Street and Lake Street, and you can see history unfolding ,with markers of the city’s past, present and future standing shoulder to shoulder. For more than half a century, Eat Street has been one of the Twin Cities’ culinary hot zones, a place where immigrant entrepreneurs took their first step up the ladder. Today the range of ethnic cuisines includes Chinese, Caribbean, Middle Eastern, West African, German, Malaysian, Mexican, Somali and Vietnamese.
What You’ll See on the Tour
in 1965, a German immigrant named Erich Christ took over the former Swinging Door, and turned it into the the Black Forest.…