You know what sucks? It sucks when you write a long, beautiful post about what makes Birchwood Cafe a fantastic restaurant and an anchor in the Twin Cities' food community, but then your computer (your NEW computer, at that) freezes and shuts down just as you're finishing the post, deleting everything you spent the last couple days writing. It really sucks, but in a way, makes sense--Birchwood Cafe is an institution that best tells its own story. A stop in for a drink during happy hour, or a leisurely brunch over a savory waffle-- it's impossible for a diner not to notice the quality of food they're eating, the passion of the people that created it for them, and the countless ways this Minneapolis restaurant strives to give and to a be a part of an impactful community.
Ample thanks to Steve Horton at Baker's Field Flour and Bread for nominating Birchwood for this post, and to Megan and her cohorts at Birchwood for hosting Forward Eats MSP and giving us the inside scoop on your awesomeness. Come along for a photo tour, and please, stop in Birchwood Cafe to be a part of this important, unfolding food story yourself!
Grains in bulk, in back.
Photo: E. Owens
A major thanks to Birchwood for hosting Forward Eats last month, and for nominating Eddie Wu of Cook St. Paul for my next post!! To join Forward Eats MSP at our event in January to support Cook St. Paul, click here.