If you run a business in the Twin Cities, this is what you are up against:
Lotus has been a tradition in the Twin Cities as long as I’ve been here, and considerably longer. Even as Vietnamese restaurants got taken over by Thai joints (Unjustifiably, in my book), the Lotus has carried on.
But will they come back downtown? Will Ruth’s Chris? Brit’s?
Especially given that the photo above described, exactly, the support they can expect from the city of Minneapolis?