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OUR VIEW: Important for restaurant scores to be accessible

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A great thing has happened in South Dakota, and one that is benefitting all.

Of course, that all depends upon the point of view of the reader, but we understand that some surely will disagree.

We’re talking about the state’s online posting of r…continue reading on

Famous Dave’s eyeing Dickinson

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Franchisees Casey and Pat Ryan don’t know where or when yet, but they plan to bring barbecue chain restaurant Famous Dave’s to booming Dickinson. Continue Reading

Steak, sushi and a show at Sakura

July 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With the opening of Sakura Japanese Steak House, Dickinson’s gastronomical diversity has grown a little bit more. Continue Reading

New dining options served up

April 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Over the winter, the Alexandria lakes area sprouted three new dining destinations Lakes Country Buffet, Zorbaz and Fresh Corner. Continue Reading

Duluth diner picks up others’ tabs just for fun

March 4, 2013 in DL-Online

For the past eight years, Dean Davidson has eaten a late-morning breakfast almost every weekday at Bridgeman’s in the Miller Hill district. And often, he’ll treat others to some food as well. Continue Reading

Quiznos gets new owner, new perspective

February 13, 2013 in DL-Online

Over the last couple years, it’s been obvious to the Detroit Lakes public that its only Quiznos sub shop was losing momentum. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Posting of restaurant scores a good step

January 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The state Department of Health has made a great stride in the name of public information by placing restaurant inspection scores online. It also is only halfway there.
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Restaurant inspections revealed

January 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

305 Mitchell visits since early 2011 yield 8 failing scores.
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Takk for Maten restaurant in downtown Duluth closing this week

January 6, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Takk for Maten, a Duluth restaurant specializing in Scandinavian fare, soon will close its doors. Owner Sandy Thompson said her business will discontinue operations as it exhausts its kitchen inventory in the next day or two. Continue Reading

Beer boom continues in Duluth with construction of new microbrewery

January 6, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

The craft brewing market in Duluth is about to get bigger with the start of a new production brewery in Lincoln Park that likely will include the city’s first bona fide taproom.
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