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TDG Food Bracket Gold- #2 Bar La Grassa vs. #15 Jax Cafe

An Italian classic vs an old school favorite

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We continue our round of 64 voting in our inaugural TDG Twin Cities Food Bracket with the 2 vs 15 matchup from the Gold Region. A reminder that the voting will run from 7am CT today (7/7) until 6:59am CT  Saturday (7/9). Whichever venue has the most votes when the polls close will advance. Good luck!

#2 Bar La Grassa


Yelp Rating: 4.5 stars

Why people love it:

I have eaten at Bar LaGrassa several times, and each and every meal has been consistently great.  Their pastas are wonderful, cooked al dente, with just the correct amount of saucing. (Pasta should be cooked and removed before ready, placed and tossed in the sauce, and then plated) Why other restaurants cannot duplicate Bar LaGrassa's methodology is beyond me.  I have often thought BLG should franchise.

Bar La Grassa
800 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis


#15 Jax Cafe


How they got here?

It was a blowout for Jax in the play-in round.

Yelp Rating: 4 stars

Why people love it:

Finally I have found the place that has enough finesse, food and class. I am in love with piano and decor and the outside patio.

Jax Cafe
1928 University Avenue NE Minneapolis