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#31 Wilfrid1

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 05:22 PM

Beer cheese soup. Pecan crusted walleye. Minnesota hotdish.

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 05:24 PM

muffuletta. wilfrid will be pleased to see that they have tapas!

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 05:35 PM

I'm looking, but I don't see any, unless you mean the misspelled croquetas with the wrong ingredients:


PROVENCALE OLIVES
with toasted Valencia almonds................
DOLMADES
rice-stuffed grape leaves served with
valencia almonds and fresh fruit.............
CROQUE MIGNON
tiny flatbread with bechamel, onion confit,
Fischer Farms Ham and gruyere.............
SWEET POTATO CROQUETTAS
with St. Pete's Bleu Cheese dressing......
ROBATA YAKI
Japanes fisherman's snack of grilled salmon skewer, green onions and teriyaki.................................................
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Posted 07 November 2006 - 05:41 PM

sketches of spain, baby, sketches of spain!

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Posted 12 November 2006 - 11:16 PM

from the midtown market, a week ago:

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la sirena gorda

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my wonderful octopus tacos

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my friend's meal from another stand--something involving a tortilla, chorizo and avocado (quite good too)

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me leading an impromptu salsa session in the market--i'm the one with the striped t-shirt and the bald spot

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Posted 12 November 2006 - 11:25 PM

from the midtown market, a week ago:

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me leading an impromptu salsa session in the market--i'm the one with the striped t-shirt and the bald spot

Smokin' hot.

I was there on Friday night but after 8pm so only Salsa a la Salsa was open. I need to go some night this week.
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Posted 13 November 2006 - 03:53 PM


from the midtown market, a week ago:

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me leading an impromptu salsa session in the market--i'm the one with the striped t-shirt and the bald spot

Smokin' hot.

I was there on Friday night but after 8pm so only Salsa a la Salsa was open. I need to go some night this week.


Loved those octopus tacos...I wanted to go thru everything on the menu there!
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Posted 13 November 2006 - 04:33 PM

Salsa, my ass. They are line-dancing to "Achy Breaky Heart". I know these people. :blink:
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Posted 13 November 2006 - 08:32 PM

Salsa, my ass. They are line-dancing to "Achy Breaky Heart". I know these people. :blink:

You must have stumbled to the other side of the tracks. Most of the dancing around here looks like this.
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Posted 07 February 2007 - 04:44 AM

Hey, I was in Minnesota too (a week before the high was -2...)

Orik be damned, I think Minneapolis is an interesting and diverse place. Had my first Somalian meal ever, a very well done meal at Cue, 2.5 nice meals at Hell's kitchen (that's breakfast, lunch and carmel bun) and my first visit to the diner Valhanna that is Al's. I'll have pics one of these days.
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 12:14 AM

Hey, I was in Minnesota too (a week before the high was -2...)

Orik be damned, I think Minneapolis is an interesting and diverse place. Had my first Somalian meal ever, a very well done meal at Cue, 2.5 nice meals at Hell's kitchen (that's breakfast, lunch and carmel bun) and my first visit to the diner Valhanna that is Al's. I'll have pics one of these days.

Where'd you go for Somalian?

I love Al's. In fact, maybe I'll go tomorrow morning.
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 12:07 PM


Hey, I was in Minnesota too (a week before the high was -2...)

Orik be damned, I think Minneapolis is an interesting and diverse place. Had my first Somalian meal ever, a very well done meal at Cue, 2.5 nice meals at Hell's kitchen (that's breakfast, lunch and carmel bun) and my first visit to the diner Valhanna that is Al's. I'll have pics one of these days.

Where'd you go for Somalian?

I love Al's. In fact, maybe I'll go tomorrow morning.


The Somalian place was right across the road from the new Mid-Town Global Market. I'm spacing out on its name (it's on Lake). When we were there in the summer, I noticed that place and had wanted to try (also noticed all of the Somalians then). So, I was expecting (not knowing what to expect) something akin to Ethiopian food. It was not at all, certainly no injera. It was more Middle-Easternish, but with bananas (!)*. The staff and customers were very welcoming.

Have you tried Cue?

*Seems you grab a banana or two from the counter
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:07 PM



Hey, I was in Minnesota too (a week before the high was -2...)

Orik be damned, I think Minneapolis is an interesting and diverse place. Had my first Somalian meal ever, a very well done meal at Cue, 2.5 nice meals at Hell's kitchen (that's breakfast, lunch and carmel bun) and my first visit to the diner Valhanna that is Al's. I'll have pics one of these days.

Where'd you go for Somalian?

I love Al's. In fact, maybe I'll go tomorrow morning.


The Somalian place was right across the road from the new Mid-Town Global Market. I'm spacing out on its name (it's on Lake). When we were there in the summer, I noticed that place and had wanted to try (also noticed all of the Somalians then). So, I was expecting (not knowing what to expect) something akin to Ethiopian food. It was not at all, certainly no injera. It was more Middle-Easternish, but with bananas (!)*. The staff and customers were very welcoming.

Have you tried Cue?

*Seems you grab a banana or two from the counter

No. I have not been to Cue but I will try it one of these days. It got very good press after it opened...then I was going to let things settle down...and then it has just not bumped back onto my radar. I'll probably try it within the next several weeks and will report back.

I've not been to Hell's Kitchen, but yours is about the third mention of it that I've heard recently.
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 02:53 PM

I've not been to Hell's Kitchen, but yours is about the third mention of it that I've heard recently.


Very nice place, a little pricey but the quality is high. I especially like the "roesti" potatoes.

Do you like Peter's in downtown Minneapolis? Not the stellarest of foods, but character in spades. The Twin Cities seem to have a fair amount of places with character.
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Posted 08 February 2007 - 03:24 PM

The Twin Cities seem to have a fair amount of places with character.


VI, your urban parody is the best. Btw, I read that there's a sichuanese place in St. Paul too now, anyone been?
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