Saturday, September 22, 2012
Somos Peru opened earlier this summer next to Cub Foods, just over the Richfield border in South Minneapolis.
Look at the menu for Somos Peru, a new restaurant on the 5900 block of Nicollet Avenue South, and you might get a little confused. Some dishes on the menu strike the first-timer as falling in the "that looks authentic" category—shredded meat smothered in different house-made sauces, or ceviche. Others sound very familiar, but from a completely different context. In Minnesota, thin strips of beef sautéed with tomatoes, onions, fried potatoes, and soy sauce and served with white rice is a plate more often seen in Chinese restaurants. At Somos Peru, it's owner Jimmy Custodio's favorite traditional Peruvian dish on the menu. Custodio's mother, head chef Isabel Custodio, explains. "Peruvian food has some Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Quechua, …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The international chain announced plans to open as many as 59 new restaurants around the Twin Cities in the next five years, with Richfield being a possible location.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Are you ready for a Hardee's to come to town? The restaurant chain recently announced plans to sprinkle 59 new locations throughout the Twin Cities in the next five years. City Pages secured a map of the planned sites, with one targeted for east of I-35W and south of Highway 62 in Richfield. Edina, Bloomington, Minneapolis and St. Louis Park are also pegged as potential spots. Jim Sullivan, head of franchise development with CKE Restaurants, told City Pages the tentative locations all have high traffic counts, populations in the 40,000 range, good site visibility and drive-thru access. While the new restaurant locations aren't guaranteed, CKE's…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The restaurant is located in the former Bridgeman's building.
After months of anticipation, Richfield's Pizza Lucé officially opened its doors to the public at 11 a.m. Monday morning. The restaurant features an outdoor patio, bar and can seat 140 inside. In addition to its interesting pizza options and other Italian fare, the restaurant will also offer a weekend brunch and daily happy hour specials. It also has a variety of vegeterian, vegan and gluten-free options on its menu. The restaurant held a pre-opening celebration and test-run Sunday for an invite-only guest list. In addition, all Sunday's sales are being donated to VEAP. According to Corey Sax, part of Pizza Lucé's marketing department, said the company expects to donate about $2,200 to the nonprofit.
The nominations are in! Now it is time for you to cast your vote!
Friday, July 27, 2012
There will also be an invite-only, pre-opening brunch, happy hour and dinner service Sunday, with all sales being donated to VEAP.
It's the moment that many local residents have been waiting for: Pizza Lucé will officially open its doors at 11 a.m. Monday, July 30. The restaurant took the place of the long-vacant Bridgeman's building at 800 W. 66th St. and will feature an outdoor patio, bar and seat 140 inside. In addition to its interesting pizza options and other Italian fare, the restaurant will also offer brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Owner J.J. Haywood told Richfield Patch the restaurant's management team is comprised of managers transferring from Downtown Minneapolis, Hopkins and St. Paul locations, with the general manager being Matt Urspringer of Hopkins. "We have hired and trained a great staff of nearly 100 employees," Haywood said…
Monday, July 23, 2012
We've collected all the nominations. Now it's time for readers to cast their votes.
Richfield Patch spent weeks collecting nominations for 25 categories in late June and early July. Now it's time to vote. The nominees for Richfield Readers' Choice Best Bartender 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.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Nominate your pick in our Readers' Choice Contest. Nominations end Monday.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Patch compiles a list of hours for some of the businesses and local community buildings for the holiday.
Open For Normal Hours Open With Special Hours Closed If you have holiday hours for other local businesses that aren't shown above, please share them to the comments section below.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Participate in our Richfield Readers' Choice contest by nominating your favorite app and the local restaurant where you go to get it!
Friday, June 22, 2012
Tell us your favorite cocktail and who serve's it up in town.
Whether it be a secret margarita mix or a unique craft beer on tap, you know you have a spot in town that serves up the perfect liquid refreshment. But, Patch wants to know: Where do you go to get your favorite cocktail in Richfield? Tell us the the place and the drink name in the comments section 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.