Restaurant Reviews

Mr. Zagat’s Most Annoying Restaurant Trends

Passed on to me by a friend…I found this pretty funny!  The 10 Most Annoying Restaurant Trends Written by: Zagat  Some restaurant trends are easy to embrace: lower prices, bigger portions, free refills, you get the idea. But other, more recent trends are bordering on the absurd. In fact, some of them are just downright…

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January 26, 2012

Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings…I’d like to say they come along every single time I put a wine to a plate of food, but to be honest…they are in fact, much harder to make them precisely spot on than one would think.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m a pairing freak.  Every time I eat something, sip something or…

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March 8, 2011

Celebrity Twin Cities Chef…

While there are many with this title these days from our great neighboring cities…there are only a couple I consider, The Real Deal.  And, my friend, Chef Tyge Nelson, is truly one of them.  The kid has produced some of THE best food I’ve had in the Twin Cities, let alone the U.S.   Seriously.  Do…

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January 20, 2011

Crush Pad Fan posts Scusi Review…

Got something to say about a new food or bev joint in the Twin Cities?  Post it here on Amusée’s Crush Pad.  Send me your review via email and I’ll put it up. Would love more local feedback regarding new Twin Cities Food Joints! A new review from a Crush Pad fan, below.  Here’s what he…

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January 13, 2011

Looking for a Fun NYE Experience?

I have been singing their praises for months now (almost just as long as they’ve been open!)…so I hope you’ve had a chance to get out and enjoy this super cool new hot spot for Wine and Eats in Minnesota. Who?  Nectar Wine Bar Where?   204 Central Ave, Osseo, MN Why?  Because they’re one of…

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December 27, 2010

Amusée Fan shares Wine Bar Review

After months of wanting to get out to one of the Twin Cities newest and most positively reviewed wine bars, it finally has taken one of my good friends  (who also happens to be one of Amusée’s biggest fans) to convince me that I need to get out to Stillwater, MN to try Domacin Wine Bar. …

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October 4, 2010

Eats in NYC

While there never seems to be enough time to actually EAT everything you came for in NY, there is certainly never a lack of exercise burning off what you’ve actually consumed.  After a full adventuresome first day, our next was spent sight seeing.  From exceptional views atop The Top of The Rock (Rockefeller Center), to…

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September 28, 2010

South Minneapolis Food Scene, Rockin’!

If you haven’t been to south Minneapolis as of late to catch any one of our fabulous neighborhood restaurants, you are missing out, my friends!  My small hood of south Minnie is exploding with great flavor, and with so many different styles of cuisine.  It’s surely one hood you’re going to want to spend more…

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August 9, 2010

Gladys Knight’s Chicken + Waffle House

Here it is, the food experience y’all have been waiting to hear about… Gladys Knight’s Chicken + Waffle House Because none of us knew what to expect with our experience, we all conjured up our own ideas as to what it was going to look like inside this Hot Atlanta Food Spot.  I thought I’d…

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June 28, 2010

Aria

Hope you’re keepin’ up on my whirlwind food tour here while I’m in Atlanta…because there’s more! Aria, a sophisticated white table-clothed restaurant located in Buckhead, a small neighborhood just inside of the city of Atlanta, was a spectacular treat of fine cuisine, phenomenal wines and remarkable service.  A food experience that will definitely live in…

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June 27, 2010
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  • An absolute wonderful experience! Our group enjoyed an entertaining evening filled with marvelous wine, expertise, service, and professionalism. Even with a number of last minute changes to our venue and menu, Leslee adapted with flexibility, appropriate adjustments and of course, her friendly smile to make our evening a rousing success.
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