Sole Cafe on Snelling Avenue isn’t hip, it’s hot | City Pages

Korean cuisine is having its day, with trendy restaurants everywhere piling hot dogs with kimchi and selling riffs on bibimbap and calling them “rice bowls.”But Kimberly Firnstahl is from Korea. She doesn’t suffer fools, and she’ll gleefully laugh at your suffering through her fiery dishes. She’s also the unofficial mom to the 15,000 or so Korean adoptees who live in the state, … [Read more...]

Ghebre’s Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurant now open right across the street from Fasika | City Pages

There will be beef platters and chicken and spinach platters, the latter being a family speciality; lamb tibs and beef tibs; and hot and spicy chicken stew with a hard boiled egg. There will be vegetable combos and potatoes both spicy and non-spicy, and lots and lots of other things. Source: Ghebre's Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurant now open right across the street from Fasika … [Read more...]

Dulce Mex is a dreamy Mexican candy and pinata emporium | City Pages

When we spotted colorful Dulce Mex after our latest visit to Taco Libre, we couldn't help but go careening off the road to investigate.What is your kid’s (or niece's or nephew's or husband's) greatest yen of the moment? Minions? The Little Mermaid? Corona?You’ll find them here, charmingly decked out in colorful tissue paper, waiting to be filled with whatever you please. And … [Read more...]