Spoon and Stable has quickly become a Minneapolis staple, offering wines seldom seen in the area and helping to make the city one of the more wine and food-savvy spots in the Midwest. The ongoing “Synergy Series” brings in notable guest chefs like April Bloomfield and Daniel Boulud for unique tasting menus and pairings with small-production wines not on the regular list.

Riot Dish: The Scallop crudo with charred scallions, pickled chilies and fried garlic.