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Jess Fleming

Pioneer Press

Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Recent articles by Jess:

Revival Smoked Meats to open in former Corner Table space in Minneapolis

Revival Smoked Meats, which began as a restaurant in Keg and Case West 7th Market, is moving to Nicollet Avenue. → Read More

Black Sheep Pizza in downtown St. Paul closes

The coal-fired pizza spot occupied its spot in the Rossmor building on Robert and 10th streets for 11 years. → Read More

Red’s Savoy downtown St. Paul reopens for lunch only — for now – Twin Cities

The restaurant is offering a monthly “slice pass.” $19.65 gets you a jumbo slice a day. → Read More

Five recipes for all that leftover ham

Instead of throwing it in the freezer and forgetting about it, I took this as a challenge. I planned out a week of dinners using the remaining ham, and I didn’t tell my kids what I was doing. → Read More

Mendota speakeasy to feature menus from guest chefs, starting with Shane Oporto

The Mudd Room in tiny Mendota has also revamped its regular menu and features live music Thursday-Saturday. → Read More

Grand Catch, seafood boil restaurant on Grand Avenue, is closing

The seafood-centric restaurant from chefs Sameh Wadi and Thein Ly will close at the end of the month. → Read More

These pork tenderloin sandwiches are ridiculously large, and ridiculously delicious

Here are four Twin Cities spots where you can sample one. → Read More

Chef Adam Lerner of Saint Dinette leaving to run Ann Kim’s kitchens – Twin Cities

Lerner will be the executive chef for a group of restaurants including Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza, Young Joni and Sooki & Mimi. → Read More

A taste of Madrid: How I sipped and nibbled my way through Spain’s capital – Twin Cities

A short week in Spain’s beautiful largest city offers magnificent views and unforgettable meals → Read More

Twin Cities’ best restaurant patios: Nominate your favorite now – Twin Cities

Do you have a favorite restaurant patio for those warm, sunny days? We want to know about it. → Read More

Admiral D’s Tavern is under new management. The yacht has been renovated, too – Twin Cities

The menu and staff will remain largely the same — focusing on appetizer baskets, craft burgers and sandwiches, tacos and shrimp ceviche → Read More

Possible liquor deal could loosen up Minnesota’s growler and distiller laws – Twin Cities

A deal is afoot at the Minnesota Capitol that could spell some of the biggest changes for craft brewers and distillers in years. → Read More

Ask the food writer: Your restaurant questions, my answers

This time, I answer queries about quiet restaurants, pre-show eats and minority- and women-owned restaurants. → Read More

Where to find chicken Kiev in St. Paul

If you’re wondering if chicken Kiev is an “authentic” Ukrainian dish, it is! → Read More

Lucky Guys Distillery to open in Hudson

Lucky Guys, which had been in Oakdale, is opening a distillery and cocktail room in Hudson on Tuesday. → Read More

Hope Breakfast Bar opening express counter inside Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul – Twin Cities

The restaurant will also offer “Give Hope” cards for children to write their hopes and dreams upon, and they plan to use some of the profits to help make those dreams come true. → Read More

When a chef friend visits, we check out women-led restaurants. Here’s our itinerary.

When people ask food writer Jess Fleming how she got interested in the business, she always mentions her friend Lynn. → Read More

Tin Whiskers Brewing in downtown St. Paul to close in May

It is the last remaining brewery in St. Paul’s downtown proper. → Read More

James Beard finalists include three Twin Cities chefs, one restaurant

Owamni, chef Sean Sherman’s riverfront restaurant focusing on Native American cuisine, is up for Best New Restaurant. → Read More

Two new Twin Cities eateries claim to be supper clubs. Can they live up to the name?

Even among fans, the definition of a supper club is up for debate. → Read More