Blog & PressNoteworthy Food & Music
We love what we do, and we love talking about it. Read through the posts below to see reviews and press articles written about the Dakota, as well as updates about our community involvement, events, and restaurant menus.
Posted on November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized
We’d like to give a BIG thanks to the Star Tribune: Big Gig’s this week. Check out all of the great acts featured, and then get in touch with our Box Office at 612-332-5299 or www.dakotacooks.com to get your tickets! Tex Pistols Big Ass Band TONIGHT! – NOVEMBER 29: For their third annual Thanksgiving Extravaganza, rockin’ urban country combo the Tex Pistols have corraled Kenni Holmen, Steve Strand and Michael…
Posted on November 25, 2013 in Press
Have you been looking for a great night out on the town with friends? Need a reservation for a fun and affordable date night, or a place to have dinner with that important business client? Looking for a last minute dinner plan? How about a place to go with great food AND great music? Do $10 bottles of select wine sound good to you? You could have all that and more when you…
Posted on November 24, 2013 in Featured Food Item
Give the Gift of world class food and world renowned music this holiday season. Receive a $20 promo card* as a gift from us with every $100 in gift cards purchased through December 23rd! Call 612-332-1010, purchase in person or BUY ONLINE at dakotacooks.com. *Please note promo cards expire March 31st, 2014. One promo card use per transaction.
Posted on November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
We have the enigmatic and wonderfully talented Patricia Barber tonight for two sets, one at 7p.m. and one at 9p.m. Patricia is a rare gem, as the first songwriter to ever be awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and with one of the longest running residencies in the country, these shows aren’t going to be something you want to pass up. But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at…
Posted on October 28, 2013 in Uncategorized
Cowboy Junkies’ Mike Timmins posted memories of Lou Reed on the day of Lou’s passing. Cowboy Junkies’ recording of “Sweet Jane” was their way to thank Uncle Lou for his pervasive presence in American music. A record exec passed a cut of “Sweet Jane” to Lou who gave it a “thumbs up, ” and Cowboy Junkies could have ended their music career happy. Read the entire October 27th post from the Cowboy…
Posted on October 22, 2013 in Uncategorized
Check out the City Pages’ article raving about Southwire. They will be here with Barbara Jean this Saturday! http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2013/10/picked_to_click_2013_southwire.php
Posted on October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized
Jack Jones is featured this week in the Star Tribune Big Gigs as posted by the Jon Bream. “Jack Jones’ name and songs belong to the 1960s when he was a regular on Ed Sullivan, Dick Cafvett and “Hullabaloo.” In the era of Beatles, Motown and Beach Boys, he had a slew of easy-listening pop hits, including “Wives and Lovers” and “The Impossible Dream.” And what baby boomer can forget…
Posted on October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized
Once again this year, the Dakota participates in Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine’s Restaurant Week, as we have since the event started in 2007. October 20-25th, Restaurant Week allows guests to experience the Dakota’s acclaimed food in an affordable set menu for $20 or $30. This year the Dakota will once again offer both the lunch and dinner Restaurant Week options featuring a delightful Bull’s Blood heirloom beet appetizer, a hearty…
Posted on October 16, 2013 in Uncategorized
Check out the review from last night’s show! http://www.bebopified.com/2013/10/ginger-baker-at-dakota-why.html
Posted on October 15, 2013 in Uncategorized
Tuesday, October 22nd join us for a Penfolds wine dinner starting with passed canapés at 5:30 and seated courses at 6 pm. For just $65 (tax and gratuity not included), enjoy five unique courses from our chefs Kristin Tyborski, Derik Moran and pastry chef Katie Elsing to pair with four Penfolds wines as presented by Global Wine Ambassador Jamie Sach. Call 612-332-1010 soon for reservations.