Just like your favorite pair of boots or go-to ice breaker that you use on dating apps, you need a restaurant that works for every occasion. In Minneapolis, that’s Spoon and Stable in the North Loop. It’s just as good for a celebratory dinner as it is for weekend brunch - not to mention their additional gluten-free and vegetarian menus - which is why this place is always packed. If you’re not really a planner, the bar and lounge are saved for walk-ins, which is good because reservations here are scarce. You can still order from the full menu at the bar, but with bar-only options like smoked pork tacos, duck meatloaf sliders, and their weekly ramen night, you might not even want to.
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