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Gov. Dayton’s sons open Minneapolis bar/restaurant


Gov. Mark Dayton’s sons are opening a restaurant/cocktail bar in downtown Minneapolis called “The Bachelor Farmer,” reports the Downtown Journal.

Eric and Andrew Dayton are having a “soft” opening for the place this week in the old Marvel Rack building, 50 N. 2nd Ave. They renovated the building, which they bought in 2008.

Says the restaurant’s web site:

The Bachelor Farmer serves fresh and simple food that honors Minnesota’s Nordic heritage. Paul Berglund and his team source the best ingredients available, which often means buying from local farmers and purveyors. We use organic products whenever possible and also grow our own herbs and vegetables on our rooftop farm, which is the first of its kind in Minneapolis.

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The story says the dining room area seats 85, with 15 seats are in the bar area.