Mar 26, 2024 - Food and Drink

Restaurant roundup: Picnic sets an opening date, a new Slice for St. Paul

A slice of pizza and a restaurant with black walls and red chairs.

Slice Watch Bar opened in St. Paul in late March. Photos: Slice

Slice Watch Bar, a fifth outpost of New York-style pizzeria Slice Brother's Pizza, opened in St. Paul's Treasure Island Center last weekend.

What to expect: An expanded menu with wine and beer, patio seating, and plenty of TVs, per a release.

πŸ— Eden Prairie BBQ joint Baker's Ribs is reopening Tuesday after a four-month hiatus due to a fire, Eden Prairie Local News reports.

πŸ† Surly Brewing Co.'s Axe Man IPA took home Best in Show at the Minnesota Brewers Cup last weekend, according to the Star Tribune, with Arbeiter Brewing Co. and Summit Brewing Co. winning second and third place, respectively.

πŸ₯‚ Picnic, the neighborhood bar and restaurant taking over the former Clancey's space in Linden Hills, will hold a soft grand opening March 29 at 11am, according to social media.

πŸ˜‹ Diane's Place, the much-anticipated Asian bistro by acclaimed pastry chef Diane Moua, will officially open April 6 and is accepting reservations now, per a news release.

🍣 After closing in January, Origami Restaurant in Uptown is reopening under new ownership as Origami Tiger Sushi, Southwest Voices reports. Expect an April opening.

πŸ‡³πŸ‡± Latin-Caribbean bistro Jackey's Peg Leg is now open in the former Hunan Garden space in downtown St. Paul, the Pioneer Press reports.

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