City South Magazine's Top 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

City South Magazine Top 10 Stories of 2019
As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most.

Twelve months, six issues, dozens of stories about the people, places and events that make City South such a special community. As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most. These were the top 10 most-read stories on last year—revisit them (or catch up on what you missed) and be sure to share your favorites on social media!


Gavin Kaysen

  1. Gavin Kaysen Talks Evolution of Twin Cities Restaurant Scene

    We chatted with Gavin Kaysen about his three distinct restaurants, what he loves about cooking in the Twin Cities and what’s on the horizon.

    Grand Cafe

  2. Revisiting Our Favorite Restaurants in City South

    For our Best of City South issue, we revisited some of our favorite local comestibles.

    Lisa Hoff

  3. Twin Cities Blogger Tells Stories from the Light Rail

    Lisa Hoff is the woman behind TCTrainspotting, the Facebook blog that documents life on the Twin Cities’ light rail system.

    Famiglia Meschini Winery

  4. Family Winery Offers Taste of Argentina in Minnesota

    Think you have a long commute from your City South–area home? Just imagine running a vineyard in South America.

    Craft beer

  5. South Minneapolis Breweries Clean Up at Minnesota's Biggest Craft Beer Awards

    At the inaugural MN Brewers Cup, three City South breweries took home awards.

    Lake & Irving burger

  6. Editor's Pick for the Best Burger in South Minneapolis

    Yes, you’ll need some napkins for Lake & Irving’s burger and yes, it’s worth it.

    Sprinkles & Confetti

  7. Host the Party of Your Dreams with Sprinkles & Confetti

    St. Louis Park resident Jackie Walter speaks the language of parties—colorful bundles of balloons, scrumptious cupcakes with swirls of frosting and sprinkles in every color under the sun, decorative paper plates and metallic gold silverware, and the giddy smile on the guest of honor’s face.

    Tare Market

  8. South Minneapolis is Home to Minnesota's First Zero Waste Store

    Tare Market opened in April, bringing zero waste shopping and education to City South.

    Alexandra Motz

  9. Spoon and Stable's Gavin Kaysen Prepares the Next Generation of Chefs

    James Beard award–winner Gavin Kaysen is working to ensure chefs from the area have the experience and training needed to be recognized for years to come.

    Happy hour

  10. Best Happy Hours in South Minneapolis and St. Louis Park

    Whether you’re grabbing an after-work drink or looking for an affordable date night, City South has plenty of great happy hour options.