A Sunday morning visit to Al’s Breakfast in Minneapolis, MN

The Jose, one of the more popular dishes served at Al's Breakfast

It was my last day in Minneapolis before having to head back to Los Angeles. For my last breakfast in the city, I knew I had to head to Al’s Breakfast, for what I was told, was the best breakfast in the city. I actually first heard about Al’s Breakfast when Guy Fieri stopped by on his Food Network television show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” I knew this was the place for me when I saw the tiny diner with …

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Original Jucy Lucy cheeseburger at Matt’s Bar, Minneapolis

Photo on the wall of President Obama visiting Matt's Bar

Matt’s Bar is an institution in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 1954, the restaurant has claimed to be the home of the original Jucy Lucy burger. When I finalized my plans to Minneapolis, I knew I had to make the pilgrimage to Matt’s Bar and cross it off my ever growing food bucket list. With a Jucy Lucy, also known as Juicy Lucy at other restaurants, cheese is stuffed on the inside of the patty before it is cooked on a flat …

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