Delta teams with top local chefs for 12 new restaurants at MSP
What began with Ike's and Surdyk's has expanded into a dramatically upgraded foodie experience at MSP International, with new restaurants from a veritable who's who of local star chefs popping up on Concourse G at the Lindbergh Terminal. Delta has announced that it will be pairing with OTG Management to create 12 local chef-driven restaurant concepts.
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The new restaurants are:
Mill City Tavern: Inspired by James Beard Award-nominated and local-food committed chef Lenny Russo.
Mimosa: A Provencal-style brasserie and bar created by Meritage owner Russell Klein.
Minnesota Beer Hall: Chef Erick Harcey of Victory 44 is assisting in the creation of a pub offering 48 beers on tap, a selection of signature cocktails, and classic foods, including breakfast.
Minni Bar: Bizarre Foods sensation Andrew Zimmern will oversee a cafe menu with globally influenced flavors.
Twinburger: A collaboration with Scott Nelson, owner of Matt's Bar, the arguable home of the Jucy Lucy.
Shoyu: A Japanese menu conceptualized by chef Koshiki Yonemura Smith.
Vero: Featuring thin-crust, artisan pizzas from Pizzeria Lola chef and owner Ann Kim.
Volante: An Italian restaurant overseen by chef Doug Flicker of Piccolo (City Pages' 2011 Best Restaurant (Minneapolis/St. Paul).
Cibo Express Gourmet Food Halls: Patterned after local farmers markets offering fresh
produce, baked goods, coffee and tea.
Cibo Express Gourmet Markets: Grab-and-go markets that will offer a line of sandwiches from chef Michelle Gayer, owner of the Salty Tart Bakery, and fresh-baked Rustica breads, plus beverages and other items to eat on board.
Custom Burger: Chef Erick Harcey also composed burgers for this menu, which will include veggie, turkey and fish burger options, as well as milkshakes and fried pickles.
World Bean: Dogwood Coffee Company supplies coffee for World Bean and the restaurants. Also featuring an assortment of whole-leaf teas.
In addition, Bill Summerville of La Belle Vie will assisting with the wine selection for the dine-in restaurants.