On a cold, rainy day this week I met my sister and her twin girls at Restaurant Alma in Minneapolis. While they battled traffic, I tried their Lost in Translation. It smelled like Christmas and tasted like a really light and spicy citrus fruit.
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We all opted for the 3-course meal (they also offer a la carte) and started with the salmon tartare and spring vegetable & herb salad.
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The girls gobbled up the tartare while my sister and I took a bit longer to finish our salads, that don’t look big, but were actually quite substantial.
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For the second course we ordered the mung bean griddle cake, rabbit & ricotta angolotti and the crispy buckwheat crepe. I think the angolotti was the table’s favorite.
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Between our middle course and entrées we had some time for some fish faces.

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For our entrées we ordered duck two ways, the 12-hour beef brisket and the pan seared trout. Peyton claimed the only fish she liked is salmon, but she ate every last bit of the trout.

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What’s dinner without dessert?

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If I went back again I’d order the salmon tartare, rabbit & ricotta agnolotti and the duck two ways. Remember, families that braid together, stay together. <3

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