Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The commission met for its regular monthly meeting Monday night.
If you missed the Richfield Planning Commission meeting Monday night, have no fear. You can watch it here! The commission held a public hearing regarding an application for a conditional use permit for a full-service restaurant on the 6400 block of Lyndale.
Monday, July 23, 2012
It's time to cast your vote for the restaurant you think offers the best service in town.
Richfield Patch spent weeks collecting nominations for 25 categories in late June and early July. Now it's time to vote. Unfortunately, this particular category didn't get any nominations in the first go-round. But we find it hard to believe there aren't restaurants doing good service. So, Richfield Patch has selected a few mainstays for your consideration. The nominees for Richfield Readers' Choice Best Service are: Vote for your favorite in the poll below and tell us why it's your pick in the comments section. Voting will remain open until Aug. 17. The winners will be announced shortly after. *** Click here to see a list of all the 25 categories with links to voting pages.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Maple Grove Planning Commission recommended planned-unit development for the restaurant and, well, I want one in Richfield, too!
Each time I hop a plane to the southern United States, as soon as I set foot into the terminal I'm looking for a Chick-fil-A restaurant. I'm serious. It's become a tradition. The file photo for this article is an original. So, you can imagine my surprise when I read in fellow publication, Maple Grove Patch, that Chick-fil-A planned-unit development was recently recommended by the city's planning commission. Next stop, city council! However, truth be told, two weeks ago I discovered there would be one put into the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. "Oh, now I can eat some delicious waffle fries before take-off, throughout my trip and upon my return," I said to myself. "Living the dream." Prior to that, I heard rumors of a location on the …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Nominate your favorite late-night hangout for our Richfield Readers' Choice contest. The nomination period ends July 9.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Hey, Bartender! Who has the best pour, mix or personality in Richfield behind the rail?
There’s always that place with the familiar face where you want to grab your favorite beverage. Some bartenders are our buddies. Some are our therapists. Others are just, well, nice to look at? Who is your favorite Richfield bartender, and why? That’s what we want to know. Whether it’s the girl who can mix the perfect Captain and Coke, or the guy who pours the perfect brew, our bartenders are our buds. What makes a particular bartender your favorite? Nominate your favorite bartender in the comments below. We will take nominations starting this week. Nominations end July 9 and voting for the best gas station in town run from July 23 to Aug. 17. See all the Readers' Choice categories.
From the bacon and cheese to the California, the burger selection is vast. We're looking for the Best of Richfield's beef.
When you’re really hungry, nothing hits the spot like an old-fashioned burger and fries. Where’s that great place in Richfield for a hamburger? Who does it right? That’s what we want to know. Who makes your favorite burger the best in town? Is it the beef? Is it the bun? Or is the price just right on? No matter how you cook it, someone’s burger gets you going. Nominate your favorite hamburger in the comments below. We will take nominations starting this week. Nominations end July 9 and voting for the best gas station in town run from July 23 to Aug. 17. See all the Readers' Choice categories.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Click directly on the categories below and nominate your favorites in the comments.
There is a lot to celebrate about Richfield: great parks, great bars, great small businesses. But which do you think is the best? Help Patch determine the best of the best in Richfield by nominating locations in each one of these categories. (Click on the category and then place your nomination in the comments at the bottom of each article.) We will be accepting nominations until July 9. We also will be adding categories throughout this kickoff week. If you don't see a category you are expecting, return to this page and you may see it. If you think we missed a major category, tell us in the comments. On July 23, come back to vote on which nominee you prefer. The nominee with the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner. 1. Best…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Patch's feature is back with a twist and we want to know: Where's the best place in Richfield for some eggs?
It’s the restaurant that makes a perfect omelette. Or perhaps the perfect pancakes and sausage. Maybe it's the McDonald's that has the best early-morning crowd. Where’s the best place in Richfield to go whenever you’re craving a hearty breakfast? What makes a restaurant a great place to grab breakfast? Does your favorite place serve mouth-watering food? Or do you visit primarily for the friendly neighborhood atmosphere? Nominate your favorite place to eat breakfast in the comments below. We will take nominations starting this week. Nominations end July 9 and voting will be from July 23 to Aug. 17.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Where your favorite Mexican restaurant in town?
After Don Pablo's took an early lead, El Tejaban Mexican Grill is now leading the Richfield Readers' Choice: Best Mexican Restaurant contest with 40 percent of the votes. But, if you think another joint should be at the top, you still have time to vote! The following are up for bragging rights: Don Pablo's Andale Mercado y Taqueria El Tejaban Mexican Grill Taqueria El Ranchito (Click on the blue title to review the business!) Voting ends at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 26. Your Richfield Patch editor will determine the Richfield Readers' Choice winner based on a combination of poll results and the number and enthusiasm of reader reviews in our Business Directory. We’ll announce the winner at noon Friday, April 27. Cast your vote in the poll …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Rojo Mexican Grill serves up fresh flavors in the kitchen and behind the bar.
Enchiladas. Tacos. Margaritas. Rojo Mexican Grill offers the Mexican flavors most would expect to find within its doors, but also showcases a few tweaks on popular favorites. This is perhaps most evident with the restaurant's strawberry jalapeno margarita, which combines jalapeno slices, tequila, Brazilian orange liqueur, strawberry puree and margarita mix to create a sweet and spicy drink. The experimentation is a hit with customers, as Assistant General Manager Weston Winkler said the strawberry jalapeno margarita is the second most popular drink at Rojo. Rojo's kitchen boasts a massive wood-fire grill, where the chicken, carne asada steak and other meats are cooked for fajitas, enchiladas and tacos. Sous Chef Mario Rojas said utilizing …