Food and Drink

Fire & Nice Alehouse… inventive par-baked pizza, rotating MN beer list

This neighborhood  haunt for wood-fired pizza and a rotating MN Beer list from as many breweries as they can get got a shout-out in the StarTribune recently, and husband John...
Read More

Hai Hai… award-winning Southeast Asian street food restaurant and bar

When clients gave us a gift certificate to Hai Hai I knew we had to wait until they were open for in person dining to experience this award-winning Southeast Asian...
Read More

Lions Tap famous hamburgers… lions and burgers and fries, OH MY!

When we moved to the Twin Cities more than 30 years ago we landed in Eden Prairie… and one of the first places people told us we had to go...
Read More

The Hen & The Hog… surprised by this ‘best new restaurant’

John came with me when I went to an appointment in Otsego a few weeks ago. He said he would find us someplace new to eat while he was waiting...
Read More

Nellie’s Ice Cream… big scoops and custom ice cream sandwiches

A client who knows I love ice cream told me that Nellie’s is now in the site of the original Izzy’s on Marshall in St. Paul… nice still having an...
Read More

The Kenwood… cozy, European kind of neighborhood eatery

When we met friends to celebrate birthdays last month we wanted a small, quiet urban neighborhood restaurant with great food but a menu that also included burgers. The Kenwood was...
Read More

Ice Cream at Selma’s in Afton, Minnesota

Recently we took a journey to Afton Minnesota. I had worked  in Lakeland for a couple of years, it was fun discovering new things as well as old comfortable places....
Read More

All Square… craft grilled cheese with a side of social activism

When John dropped me off to meet with a client in south Minneapolis last week he looked for a new restaurant to try after he picked me up. He picked...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5 25

Subscribe to Our Newsletter for Market Updates & Mid-Century Modern Listings

Our weekly HomesMSP Update includes current local market information and a curated list of mid-century modern properties for sale, plus posts from an inspector, a lender, a stager, info about neighborhoods, life in the Twin Cities… even recipes!


Blog Categories


Sharon and John Hensrud

About Us

The HomesMSP Team is committed to meeting you where you are and listening… really listening to understand you so we can use our extensive knowledge of the market and local neighborhoods to give you personalized service.