This is what a foodie vacation in the Twin Cities looks like

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Last week the Wall Street Journal published their own travel article about Minneapolis which included visits to Burch Steak, Piccolo and Pig Ate My Pizza

Remember a few weeks ago when that infamously awful travel review of the Twin Cities came out? It featured a bunch of chain restaurants and unnamed locations and essentially sounded like one of the most boring vacations -- Wikipedia entries -- ever. It was so bad that it not only prompted an outcry from many angry Twin Citians, but it also lead to a review of Chicago based sandwich chain Potbelly from MNMO's Jason DeRusha -- just to be sure that we weren't missing out on something. Well friends, there's a new article making the rounds on social media.

The review, published by the Wall Street Journal last week, is titled The Ultimate Long Weekend in Minneapolis. Here's a look at where they got a real taste of Minneapolis culture.

See also:
The 48 Hours Project: Your guides to two days in the Twin Cities


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The Panty Dropper; a cocktail from Parlour
The first night, author Matthew Kronsberg visited Burch Steak for dinner, followed up with cocktails at Icehouse and a late night doughnut run to Glam Doll. He called out local chef Issac Becker by name and hit on the finer points of Icehouse's homage to local rock legends The Replacements.

Day two had Kronsberg visiting the Mill City Farmer's Market and museum followed up by lunch at Matt's. He also went to the American Swedish Institute and Parka before winding up at Butcher & the Boar for pre-dinner refreshments. He had an early dinner at Piccolo and headed over to the Lake Harriet Bandshell to take in a performance by the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra. Kronsberg then closed out the night with cocktails at Parlour.

The vacation continued with brunch at Bachelor Farmer, followed up by visits to Twin Cities art museums before hitting up Palmer's for a pint of Nordeast. He rounded out the vacation with dinner at Pig Ate My Pizza.

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