Minneapolis is seeing a boom in new eateries this year. The latest spots include Agra Culture in Uptown, Mattie's on Main on the riverfront, Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen on Eat Street and even a food bike called Geno's Gelato.
More than 30 restaurants have opened in Southwest Minneapolis in the past year, with 10 more anticipated to open by year-end.
Restaurateurs and industry experts offered several explanations for the boom, including a recovering economy and more dedicated foodies waiting for tables.
An improving economy