Burnsville donut shop adds 2nd spot in Lakeville

Donut Star first opened in Burnsville during the 70s. In 2022, new owners purchased it, did a full renovation and brought a new approach to donuts. Everything is made by hand in-house and they focus on the classics. Now they’ve added a second location in Lakeville at 7656 160th St W. It’s open Wednesday through Friday 6 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Mpls restaurant features homemade soul food

Three women behind the Food Bank Food Truck have opened a new restaurant serving classic soul food favorites along with new sides. Food Bank Eatery is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the food truck will still be on-site at events this summer.

Celebrated pastry chef opens Mpls restaurant

One of the country’s top pastry chefs has opened her first restaurant in Minneapolis. Diane Moua is a veteran of Bellecour, Spoon and Stable and received two James Beard nominations for Outstanding Pastry Chef. She’s branching out now, opening a Hmong-American eatery, Diane’s Place, in northeast Minneapolis. Visitors can pop in and get a coffee and pastry to go, or dine in with their breakfast and lunch menu. It’s located in the Food Building at the corner of Northeast Marshall Street and 14th Avenue Northeast. Diane’s Place is open from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. They are planning to add dinner service in the future.