The food scene in the Twin Cities is surprisingly diverse considering that Minneapolis/St. Paul is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. On the other hand, most Twin Citians seem to congregate within their cliques, and stick with their known eatery choices. Recently, I faced the option of leaving Twin Cities to work somewhere else, and although I didn’t choose that option, I realized that there is a lot that TC has to offer that I haven’t explored. So, I am starting with a long list of interesting restaurants that I want to try or revisit. I’ll also be blogging my experiences at these restaurants as and when I visit them.
Rating: ****. (4.5/5) Cuisine: Chinese
Location: Calhoun Village Shopping Center Address: 3236 W. Lake St., Minneapolis
A general belief about Chinese restaurants is that they are only as good as their Hot and Sour Soup. That adage was proven again at 1st Wok today.
I had dinner at Cafe Latté tonight. They had a salad I haven’t seen there before – the Chicken Curry salad. Most non-Indian restaurants where I have tried anything with ‘Curry’ in the name have been largely disappointing. But not this treat. Read the rest of this entry »