In the North Loop of Minneapolis, the restored lofts, eateries and boutiques are turning the area into the city's epicenter of art and commerce with a smidgen of its industrial past. So which of these awe-inspiring restaurants are making a splash in the City of the Lakes? Check out where to go the next time you need to get your fill.
The Bachelor Farmer | 50 North Second Avenue
Enjoy a dining spot that sticks to its root -- organic and locally-grown fare, fresh herbs and vegetables plucked fresh from the rooftop garden, are all shaped together with a Nordic twist. The menu is seasonal and includes favorites such as Swedish-style meatballs and popovers. And the fact this restaurant is a James Beard nominee only continues to speak volumes on its quality plates!
Spoon and Stable | 211 North First Street
This restaurant is housed in a former stable, adding to its rustic comfort. Owner Gavin Kaysen was the former executive chef at Café Boulud in New York before he returned to his native Minneapolis last year. Guests will be sure to enjoy Midwest-inspired cuisine using the French techniques Kaysen has honed. Spoon and Stable was a James Beard finalist for Best New Restaurant 2015. Read More