So swept up in all this A-Rod drama that you've found it hard to focus on anything else, least of all the new restos and breweries opening in MSP lately? No worries! We've rounded up five of MSP's newest purveyors so that while A-Roid's busy bulking down, you can get busy bulking up on tastiness, be it in the form of Hudson's newest suds, taco-like waffles, or sushi and sake bombs.
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The HideOut Northeast Actually not a place that'll harbor you in their complex system of underground tunnels if you're on the lam, The HideOut's a super-low-key all-day breakfast and sammie shop with a massive dog-friendly backyard. Whether you're housing a locally sourced breakfast burrito or sammiches ranging from a banana PB&J to a turkey bacon melt, you'll leave happy. Find out about their CSA partnerships and scope the full menu
Kitty Corner Cafe Stadium Village Everyone on campus has thought at one time or another, "Damn, if only there was a joint that served Istanbul-style waffles and tasty panini sandwiches." The cats behind Kitty Corner Cafe totally thought the same thing, so they opened a place with gigantic waffles perfectly fillable with decadent eats (the Strawberry Field's got white chocolate/strawberries/peanuts/caramel sauce) or savory ish like in the Chipotle Chili Beef Panini. Pistachio Peanut Waffle, Banana Nut Waffle… you've gotta see this menu
Rojo Mexican Grill Edina/Southdale The crew behind Rojo Mexican in the West End just opened locale numero dos (see what we did there?) in the Southdale Center… and totally went crazy with the new name. Aside from approximately six miles of Hwy 100, the main thing separating Rojo and Rojo is that the Grill's rocking a twice-as-extensive tequila bar. Set your peepers upon that tequila list