A few of us graduate students in the Religious Studies Department are going up to Minneapolis/St. Paul this weekend to deliver papers at the Upper Midwest American Academy of Religion regional conference.  A number of us did this last year and I’m looking forward to another adventure in the Twin Cities.

We won’t have a lot of free time and we won’t be up there fore very long, but I was wondering if anyone knew of some good restaurants in the area.  Last year we went to a good deli near Luther Seminary (where the conference is being held) for lunch.  For dinner we went to a good Ethiopian restaurant.

This year I’d like to try something different.  Is there a particularly good restaurant we should try?  What is Minneapolis/St. Paul known for?  What’s a good dish to try?  What’s different/stands out?

Suggestions are always appreciated.  I’m always interested in new culinary experiences.