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Restaurant Week Fall 2013

Posted on October 17, 2013 in Food & Drink

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…

Just Added Wine Dinner with Penfolds Jamie Sach!

Posted on October 15, 2013 in Food & Drink

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.

Chef Derik Moran Featured in VitaMN’s Best Of

Posted on October 14, 2013 in Food & Drink, News

The Dakota’s co-chef Derik Moran chosen for VitaMN best of! “Some of the Twin Cities’ most trend-setting kitchens are run by chefs under 30.” Style: A visual artist and a sculptor, Moran thinks of food as a medium, allowing him to use all of his senses. Signature dish: “Never a signature,” he says, but he does like to take an ingredient and play with it until he’s tired of it. Right now…

Wine Lunch With Badi Assad

Posted on July 17, 2013 in Food & Drink

Please join us Tuesday, July 23rd at noon for a one hour Artist Wine Lunch with friends, Nathan Carlson, representing Center of Effort Wines, and the unique and innovative guitarist/vocalist Badi Assad. This will be a relaxed hour when world-renowned wines and cuisine come together in Dakota fashion. The lunch begins with some time to chat with our guests of honor while enjoying your first course of canapés and the…

Our tribute to the Minnesota Twins, the “CrackerJack.”

Posted on May 13, 2013 in Food & Drink

Even with the snow this week, we are looking forward to spring and what’s spring without baseball? Get out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks! Actually, hold the Jacks, we’ve made our own tribute to the Minnesota Twins’ on our spring menu with the “CrackerJack.” Layers of peanut butter and buttered popcorn panna cotta (topped with a thin layer of apricot-lemon gelée to cut the sweetness) the Cracker Jack excites for…