Friday, February 1, 2013
Which Wich, located at 2000 Rahncliff Court, will open on Feb. 19, according to owner and Eagan resident Jeff Eccles.
Olive spread, blue cheese, bananas, shrimp. Those are just a few of the more than 61 toppings that customers at the soon-to-be-opened Which Wich sandwich shop at 2000 Rahncliff Road in Eagan. The restaurant, part of a national chain based in Texas, plans to open on Feb. 19, according to owner and Eagan resident Jeff Eccles. Eccles, who owns another Which Wich location in Savage, says the restaurant's variety sets it apart from it's competitors. Which Wich has 51 sandwiches on its menu, and hundreds of possible combinations that more adventurous sandwich enthusiasts can try. The most unusual sandwich the restaurant carries on its menu is the "Elvis Wich", a combination of bananas, bacon, honey and peanut butter, Eccles said. "We cover the …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A Florida wings chain, Hurricane Grill & Wings, is expanding into Minnesota and its first location will be in the old Hooters building in Burnsville.
The old Hooters building will be home to another Florida restaurant chain—Hurricane Grill & Wings, a family restaurant and bar that could give Buffalo Wild Wings a run for its money. “We saw a really great opportunity to expand Hurricane Grill & Wings to Minnesota,” Mitch Peterson, president of Torgerson, said in a statement to Twin Cities Business. “Minnesota is full of wings fans.” According to news releases from the company, the Burnsville location will be the first of 17 in Minnesota, and represents just small part of an aggressive expansion plan that will ultimately bring the restaurant to Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina. In all, the company plans to open 65 new locations. Since its inception in 1995, the company has …
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Thirty military-bound high school seniors also were recognized last week, and area residents came out for the annual Taste of Lakeville.
Though you might live or work in Burnsville, chances are you traveling to or through our neighboring communities as well. Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link. Community Members Fight Residential Development Plans When Pat Campbell moved to the neighborhood surrounding Parkview Golf Club in Eagan 18 years ago, he thought he'd found his own slice of "Shangri-La." Partly for this reason, Campbell and other community members are opposed to a local developer's plans to convert the golf course into a 175-unit residential development. Eagan Man Arrested After Allegedly Exposing Himself at Rosemount Library …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
A deconstructed quesadilla puts a modern spin on traditional Mexican ingredients.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Todd Wardrope
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
"I'm from the area and Chef Ricardo Carmona is from Mexico City," Ryan McGunnigle, owner of Las Tortillas Mexican Restaurant in Rosemount explains. This simple explanation goes a long way to describing the philosophy of the menu at Las Tortillas. While dedicated to preparing fresh tortillas, authentic family recipes, and handmade ingredients, there is also an original approach to age-old dishes. Puerco verde quesadilla, a heaping combination of tortillas, carnitas, salsa and cheese, is what Ryan calls "our interpretation of a quesadilla" and certainly looks like a new version of the traditional recipe. The experience goes beyond looks, as the tangy, crispy and rich flavors mix in a way that is both new and familiar.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
This new Italian eatery gets fresh.
Andiamo Italian Ristorante has been in Eagan for less than a year, and they've already held a charity buffet, established a catering business and become a lunch-time destination for area workers. Ramon Ruiz, chef and owner, prides himself on the quality cooking and said he checks every meal that leaves the kitchen personally. Chicken Andiamo is Ruiz's signature creation. In this week's Bites Nearby, Ruiz showed us everything that goes into the colors and flavors of this popular dish.