Suppose you have super cool Midwest relatives who are great cooks, but also happen to be interior designers. Fireside would be their happy place. The walls of this mid-century-inspired spot are covered with warm wood accents, taxidermy, and vintage beer signs, and the menu matches the vibe. Fireside serves Midwest classics like tater tot hot dish, or fried walleye coated in Ritz cracker crumbs, which comes in either sandwich or basket form. And while the smashburgers could have more char, they’re solid anytime, and we’re fans of the Oklahoma onion version. If you’re not hungry, just sit at the bar and order a Minnesota Mule.

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