City of Crudo

I had to explain “hanger” to someone.

Hungry + Angry.

I’m quite certain I did not make this up. It is a term floating out there in the food universe.

A certain someone, upon receiving a possibly snarky comment from me, will ask if I am hangry…. if I’ve eaten yet that day…

And while hanger has nothing really to do with the below, it seemed a semi decent segway.

I mean, if I ever have a hangry episode, I know where I can go to cure it.

Monello.

Go to Monello.

Monello recently opened in Minneapolis and we were lucky enough to be invited to a soft opening. We spent the evening ordering half the menu, sharing plates and critiquing between the four of us.  Though might I say, no critique was necessary.

The plating was beautiful, the flavors precise and divine. The service on point and beyond.

I’m still dying over the Sea Bass Crudo.

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I consider going to get this crudo at least 4 days of the week. I could eat crudo at every meal. And Minneapolis is getting its fair share of crudo restaurants these days. Monello does it right.

I am not kidding when I said we ordered half the menu.

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We loved it so much, we went back just a week later…. And ordered the other half of the menu.

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There may be literally only two items we haven’t tried? I say, someone go back with me for those two dishes 🙂

Have you been yet?