Forepaugh's Restaurant


Join us for Share Our Strength Hotlist on June 11th

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We are proud to be part of this important event to help end child hunger in America! Please join us and many other fabulous chefs and mixologists at the Nicollet Island Pavillion (swank!) on Thursday, June 11th.

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Belmont Stakes BBQ on June 6th

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We’ll be off at 4 p.m. with the best hat contest, racing trivia and a little (legal) gambling on the race!

Chef will be grilling bourbon marinated pork tenderloin, New York strip bites, hot dogs, and more! There will be other typical race day fare like Waldorf salad, chocolate bourbon pecan pie and New York cheesecake.

Sip on a Belmont breeze, mint julep, or black eyed susan while watching the big race which may go down in history!

If it rains, we’ll be celebrating all the same indoors!

Nick Kosevich & Ira Koplowitz join Chef Gonzalez: an amazing dinner on May 30th

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Bittercube and Forepaugh’s present

Jean-Claude Boisset Sparkling Wine, Elderflower Nectar , Bittercube Cherry Bark Vanilla & Orange Bitters

1 Escolar up in smoke
Cured escolar, chilies, Spanish chorizo
Gunner Ghost Navy Strength Gin, Lemon, Corazón Liqueur, Cane Syrup, Flamed Orange Oil

2 Foie Gras tastes the rainbow
Whole grilled foie gras, varying degrees of fruit, and pistachio genoise
Copper & Kings Immature Brandy, Grilled Lemon Juice, Blackberries, Pistachio Orgeat, Micro Mint, Bolivar Bitters

3 Squab caught red handed
Jamaican jerk squab, plantain tamale, crema
Plantation 5yr Rum, Lime, Sweet Corn Cream, Jerked Apple Cider, Jamaican #1 Bitters, Nutmeg

Whiskey Sour Sorbet
New Richmond Rye, Lemon, Demerara, Egg White, Bittercube Trinity Bitters, NO2

4 Spring Boardome
Juniper cured Rack of boar with all things spring
Gamle Ode Dill Aquavit, Morel fortified Cocchi Americano, Oloroso Sherry, Dill Oil & Pollen, Blackstrap Bitters

5 Pudgie Elvis
Banana, Bacon, hazelnut, mallow, and chocolate stout ice cream
Ilegal Reposado Mezcal, Shwartzhog Krauter Liqueur, Cocoa Nib Liqueur, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, Bittercube Root Beer Bitters

6 in the evening
Saturday, May 30, 2015
$99 per person
very limited seating



Jamie Yuccas Wins Our Plate Up Challenge at Food and Wine Show

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John Hines of WCCO Radio was thrilled to announce the winner of the Forepaugh’s Plate Up Challenge at the MN Monthly Food and Wine Show. Why? Because the winner (fair and square) was his co-worker and television reporter, Jamie Yuccas!

Jamie won dinner for 6 at our Chef’s Table in our stunning wine cellar, which is valued at $1200.00!

Chef Donald Gonzalez of Forepaugh’s named one of the most humble Chefs in town in the new City Pages list!

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If you think of Forepaugh’s, you might think about wedding banquets, Victorian architecture, and the ghost that famously, supposedly, haunts the space. (For his part, Don Gonzalez says he doesn’t like to think too much about it — he works

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Twin Cities Tables

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Ten Chefs. Five Nights. One Delicious Experience.

January 26-30, 2015
Prepare for the ultimate dining experience with Twin Cities Table, a five-night dinner series designed to satisfy local foodies with custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs taking place at Open Arms of Minnesota. Each night, a duo of chefs will prepare a one-of-a-kind four-course meal complete with thoughtfully selected wine pairings…

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New Cookbook Features Twin Cities Chefs’ Best Recipes

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New restaurants keep popping all over the Twin Cities. Minneapolis-St. Paul is the restaurant scene to be featured in a book series.

The book, Twin Cities Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the City of Lakes to the Capital City, is by Minneapolis-based food writer Stephanie Meyer. She writes a popular food blog called Fresh Tart.
“I tried to find a little bit of everything. Easy quick dishes, like hummus, to the recipe we’re showcasing at Birchwood Café in Minneapolis, mapled butternut squash soup,” Meyer said…

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