Month in Review: Open, Closed, Coming Soon August '11

Categories: Month in Review

Several new outposts for popular Asian eateries opened this month.
Viva Brazil
Little Szechuan St. Louis Park
Osaka Golden Valley
Grand Szechuan Plymouth
Rare Steak and Sushi
Blue Ox Coffee (38th & Chicago Ave.)
Asia Bistro
Catalina's, Minneapolis

Purple Sandpiper, Bloomington
Curry Up, Maple Grove
Old Country Buffet, Highland Park St. Paul

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The Purple Sandpiper shut its doors.

The Public House
Mesa Pizza Uptown
Maeve's Cafe (300 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)
Adagio Cafe and Espresso (former Dragonfly)
Urban Bean II (former Muddy Waters space)
Bachelor Farmer (Dayton restaurant in Warehouse District)
Zen Box Izakaya (downtown Minneapolis riverfront)
Mi Sinaloa (former Willy D.'s (38th & Chicago Ave.)
Pittsburgh Blue, Galleria
Pig & Fiddle, Minneapolis
Twisted Fork II (Minneapolis, former 501)
Crooked Pint (Minneapolis, former 501, Town Hall Brewery outpost)
The Lowry (Minneapolis, Blue Plate in former Hollywood Video on Hennepin)
Rosa Mexicano, Minneapolis
Chilango Cantina, St. Paul
Pat's Tap, Minneapolis (Kim Bartmann takes over Casey's at 35th/Nicollet)
Humble Pie, Minneapolis (Kim Bartmann takes over Gigi's)
Huey's 24/7 Diner, La Crepe Nanou, Wine Loft, St. Louis Park (West End)
Ahern's Irish Pub, Minneapolis (next to Target Field)
Betty's Pies, Mall of America
Vines and Steins, St. Paul
American Burger Emporium, Fridley
Burger Time
Blue Skies, Minneapolis (former Cesare's owner's wine bar)
Shanghai Bistro, Lowertown (summer 2011)
Fasika, University and Dale, St. Paul
Eat Street Social (26th St and Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis)
Icehouse (26th St and Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis)

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