• Restaurant Recommendation: The Lynhall

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Find Minneapolis heritage at The Lynhall.

  • Restaurant Recommendation: The Lynhall

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Find Minneapolis heritage at The Lynhall.

Imagine a roasted chicken that’s been brined for 24 hours and dried for a day. Imagine a roasted chicken so good that “it is rumored a local food writer and cookbook author was overheard saying she would never make roasted chicken at home again after tasting our[s],” according to owner Anne Spaeth. This meal is real, and it’s being served at The Lynhall in Minneapolis.

The Lynhall is set in the Lyn/Lake neighborhood of Minneapolis and characterized by modern Bohemian farmhouse décor. “I stressed to [our designer] that I wanted the feel of the restaurant to be one of entering a warm, comfortable home where delicious food can be served around a long, communal table,” says Spaeth. 

The farmhouse décor doesn’t hamper the updated A/V technology in the Linney Kitchen Studio, which features the first-of-its-kind Twin Cities TV Studio Kitchen. Up to 45 seated guests can attend corporate trainings, corporate team-building events, marketing presentations, company food shoots, surprise parties or chef presentations in the TV Studio Kitchen. Other spaces can be rented for breakfast, lunch, dinner or for full or partial days. 

Baldamar’s location—next to the Von Maur at Rosedale Center—might give the wrong first impression. The hip, fine dining restaurant is a fresh concept for the area, one that could easily fit into a more foodie-centric area. Randy Stanley, owner of 6Smith in Wayzata, calls Baldamar a legacy restaurant that just happens to be next a mall (he similarly describes 6Smith as a restaurant that happens to have a lake attached). “I’ve always liked this part of the Twin Cities,” says Stanley. “I love the thriving, local community.

 

As co-presidents of Eureka Recycling, a social enterprise dedicated to demonstrating that waste is preventable—not inevitable—Kate Davenport and Lynn Hoffman want to help planners think beyond recycling bins and compost collection.

 

Whether you’re looking to host the ultimate custom event or impress someone special on a romantic date night, Holman’s Table knows how to deliver. Located at the Downtown St. Paul Airport, Holman’s Table is where gastronomy and aviation sit down for a one-of-a-kind meal.