New Venue Spotlight: Salsa a La Salsa

There’s a new patio in town—Salsa a La Salsa in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis opened its doors in January, and the patio will be available as the weather allows (with heater lamps to elongate patio season). The space holds about 150 people and can be rented out privately to groups with different package options for food, depending on the group’s need.

Inside options for groups are the bar area for up to 50 and the restaurant is available for buyout and can accommodate up to 250. “It’s one of those spaces that we can create anything anyone’s looking for. It’s really versatile where we can customize any group from corporate to a celebration,” says Amanda Frechette, groups sales director of Salsa a La Salsa.

Salsa a La Salsa’s menu features family recipes from owner Lorenzo Ariza, who also runs two other Salsa al La Salsa restaurants in Minneapolis. The menu features three kinds of guacamole, three options of ceviche, entrées like the three amigos enchiladas (with three master sauces), specialties such as the enchi- molida and dessert options that range from fried ice cream to churros. The chicken, beef and pork are natural and locally sourced as well as hormone free and antibiotic free. The drink menu features an extensive list of tequila options and margaritas, mojitos and sangrias. 

Tucked in Minneapolis’ Harrison neighborhood lies the latest addition to the city’s craft distilling scene. But unlike other distilleries, newcomer Royal Foundry Craft Spirits (RFCS) is focused on more than stills and spirits; the distillery was designed as an event destination.

 

Grand View Lodge’s newly opened boutique hotel is now welcoming guests to its cozy abode.

 

Minnesota has a bounty of venues that are made for sharing on social media.