Category Archives: Neighborhood Favorites

Characteristics of a Tudor

We have a lot of Tudor homes with some or all of the characteristics in all shapes and sizes here in Minneapolis. This is because the Tudor architecture was popular at a time of intense population growth in Minneapolis.

Tudors are characterized by their steeply pitched roofs, elaborate masonry chimneys, embellished doorways, groupings of windows, and decorative timbering. Tudors are mainly stucco but they can also be brick.

Tudor houses of Minneapolis
Tudor home example in Minneapolis
Tudor houses of Minneapolis
Tudor home example in Minneapolis
Tudor houses of Minneapolis
Tudor home example in Minneapolis

These beautiful homes are some of our faves in Minneapolis because of the character and charm they add to our pretty city.

Our Review of Heather’s

We love the newest neighborhood restaurant. It’s that simple.

But if you’d like a little more info, here you go.

First we’re just so happy this place is no longer sitting empty, for those of you that don’t know this building sat empty for 15 years. And we’re not fans of empty buildings, they do absolutely nothing for the neighborhood. Unlike neighborhood restaurants.

Second, it’s adorable inside. For the most part the restaurant is white and full of natural light so the green tile wall behind the bar and all the gold accents easily steels the show.

Our review of Heather's in Minneapolis the latest neighborhood restaurant | Matt Engen Group

Next we should probably talk about the food. You place your order at the counter. Which as you can see in the picture is filled with so many delicious options it was hard to narrow it down. So we didn’t, we ordered what we wanted and then some, including a chocolate chip cookie, because why not?

Beautiful bowls of food behind the counter at Heather's in Minneapolis the latest neighborhood restaurant.
The options are fresh and tasted as good as they looked
Orzo salad with greens and pine nuts at Heather's in Minneapolis the latest neighborhood restaurant.
The Orzo Salad
A plate of food featuring a pesto grilled cheese sandwich, french fries and ketchup at Heather's in Minneapolis the latest neighborhood restaurant
Pesto Grilled Cheese and Fries
A chocolate chip cookie on a plate at Heather's in Minneapolis the latest neighborhood restaurant
A Chocolate Chip Cookie

The food did not disappoint, over all we were very happy with everything we ordered. A few highlights, the tuna salad (not pictured) had artichokes instead of noodles, the french fries are fantastic (seriously do not skip these) and that chocolate chip cookie was to die for. We were suppose to share it but I accidentally ate it all.

In short we will be back. Next time I think I’ll order the fries and a glass of wine because life is short and why not get exactly what you want. Hope to see you there!