FDC #28: Nightingale

Always give the people what they want. There are so many instances of companies, politicians, and people interacting with the Honeycomb mascot that have forgotten this simple maxim. As such, after our trip to Nightingale, Fancy Dinner Club is going through a wholesale rebranding. Matt, always the first to arrive…

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FDC #27: Nighthawks

There are few things in life more satisfying and comforting than a meal from a diner. Anyone that can resist the allure of a restaurant serving all-day breakfast, burgers, and milkshakes has an iron will that is probably borderline unhealthy. Or that’s what I am telling myself after hearing from…

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FDC #26: 4 Bells

The 2010s have been marked by reboots and sequels. Mad Max: Fury Road and Sherlock are great. And for the most part, I am still pretty bullish on these shiny new re-treads going forward (new James Bond! Star Wars!), although others not so much (the potential Girl Clinton vs. Brother…

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FDC #25: Monello

For as much as Minneapolis’ food scene is thriving, there are some troubling holes in its repertoire. Good Korean food is pretty tough to find (although The Rabbit Hole is really fun). The skyway has too many Subways and too few literally-anything-elses. And for the love of all that is…

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FDC #24: Brewer’s Table

Watching the Minnesota brewery scene go off the rails is fascinating, wonderful, and a little sad. Fascinating because ever since Minnesota passed the law allowing breweries to open tap rooms onsite, craft beers have been multiplying like mad and PBR’s stranglehold over Minneapolis has become more of a light hug.…

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FDC #20: The Kenwood

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Memory is a funny thing. Turns out that when you experience something, if you don’t write down your thoughts or really think about that experience at all for a while, you eventually start to have a hard time remembering what your experience was like. This brings us to The Kenwood.…

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