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Minnesota Dining, MN, Restaurants

Darn Good Meal – Pig Ate My Pizza

We took an opportunity to eat at Pig Ate My Pizza when we met friends for dinner who were visiting from Texas. We arrived a few minutes early and got a lay of the land. Fun, rustic layout. Large wooden tables all set up with ice waters served in mason jars awaited dinner guests. The chalkboard menu was repeated on all the walls so you can easily catch a glimpse from your table. Our server recommended some local beer options that would suit our taste and let us sample a few, too. I settled  ...

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Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm in Waseca, MN

We went with friends to the Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm in Waseca, MN and had the most delightful experience. A couple of winding dirt roads take you there and once you pull up, it’s the most simple and quite frankly, pleasant farm you could imagine. See what I did there? (Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm). A super cute and simple farm setting makes for just a delightful outdoor dining experience on a ‘clean farm’. This means you take your garbage with you when you leave. Upon  ...

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SALAD AND SOUP LUNCH AT ZUPPA CUCINA IN SHAKOPEE, MN

My mom and I went to the Twin Cities on a shopping trip and pretty much planned to make lunch our first stop. I knew my mom would enjoy Zuppa Cucina in Shakopee because she prefers soup and salad for lunch and that is a nice way to start a long day of shopping. This is my second time eating at Zuppa Cucina in Shakopee, MN and I can’t get over the fact that: 1. I never knew this place existed and 2. The line is 10 people deep at all times! I am the only person who didn’t know  ...

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The Mason Jar and Cupcake in Eagan,MN

My mom and I spent the day shopping in the Twin Cities and really lucked out on two great dining experiences. Read about our lunch here. We chose Cupcake, using TripAdvisor, based on location. We just finished up at the Twin Cities Premium Outlet Center in Eagan and we were looking for a little sweet treat to enjoy. We planned to nosh on a cupcake and have a cup of coffee so imagine our surprise when we discovered that The Mason Jar shared the retail space so we could grab dinner AND a  ...

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