Edina's Top 5 restaurants at 50th and France
Edina's 50th and France has a few new eateries in the works that we're excited about, including Mozza Mia and Cocina del Barrio, which are anticipated to debut later this year. (Will Edinians really do "dorky"?) In the meantime, here are some of our favorite spots to eat at the tony intersection:
5. Edina Grill
The Edina outpost is the swankest of the Blue Plate company's eateries, outfitted with both plenty of pretty sidewalk seating and a full liquor license. While we like many of the Blue Plate lunch and dinner standards, like the tempura green beans and the meatloaf sandwich, we tend to prefer it as a breakfast spot for one main reason: the Killer Banana Waffles.
Paris meets pizza, pasta, and all the rest at this Parasole crowd pleaser. Fresh oysters, steak frites, and escargot for the Francophiles, pepperoni for the kids, and all of it tends to be respectably prepared. Cake eaters will love the monstrous desserts, like the ice cream sundae that comes in a martini glass the size of your head. There's also often a buzzing bar crowd consisting mostly of the big blinged and bleached blonde.