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9 03, 2020

MN FoodShare Spotlight: Sweetness and Spice of Life

2020-08-03T08:48:05-05:00March 9th, 2020|Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Volunteers|

During the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, many of our church partners support Neighbors by organizing food and fund drives. We recently spoke with a representative from one of our long-standing church partners, Bethesda Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights, about their unique food and fund drive theme this year.  Question: How did you choose [...]

25 02, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Inver Grove Brewing Co.

2020-08-03T08:50:24-05:00February 25th, 2020|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

A small group of burger lovers from the TC Burger Club recently went on an adventure in Inver Grove Heights to try four of the eight burgers competing in this year's Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. Here is what they had to say about their fourth and final stop of the night:  Bacon [...]

20 02, 2020

Food Fight Feature: B-52 Burgers & Brew

2020-08-03T08:51:36-05:00February 20th, 2020|Events, Inver Grove Heights, Volunteers|

A small group of burger lovers from the TC Burger Club recently went on an adventure in Inver Grove Heights to sample four of the eight burgers in this year's Great Neighbors' Food Fight burger competition and charity fundraiser. Here is what they said about their third stop of the night: Wisconsin Cheese Curd Burger [...]

14 02, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Jersey’s Bar & Grill

2020-08-03T08:55:43-05:00February 14th, 2020|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

Recently, a small group of burger lovers from the TC Burger Club went on an adventure in Inver Grove Heights to try four out of the eight highlighted burgers in this year's Great Neighbors' Food Fight. Here is what they had to say about their second stop: Jalapeño Popper Juicy Lucy Stuffed with jalapeños and [...]

11 02, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Mississippi Pub

2020-08-03T08:56:26-05:00February 11th, 2020|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

Recently, a small group of burger lovers from the TC Burger Club went on an adventure in Inver Grove Heights to try four of the eight participating Great Neighbors' Food Fight restaurant burger offerings. Here is what they had to say about their first stop: Pork & Pineapple Burger Char-grilled burger layered with Swiss cheese, [...]

28 01, 2020

Super Bagging Event on Saturday

2020-08-03T08:58:20-05:00January 28th, 2020|Donating, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Volunteers|

Join us on Saturday, February 1st at Cub in Inver Grove Heights as we raise food and funds for the food shelf at Neighbors. Volunteers will be on hand from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to help bag groceries and collect donations. Stop by and say hi and stock up on groceries before the big [...]

15 10, 2019

Interview with Commissioner Joe Atkins

2020-08-03T09:25:20-05:00October 15th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights|

For Commissioner Joe Atkins, it all started as a result of three poignant moments in June of 1997. The first moment was when he read a news story about a local third grader in need of food during the summer months. The second moment happened as a result of his cousins teasing him about elected [...]

29 03, 2019

Food Fight Blog: Mississippi Pub

2020-08-03T09:38:00-05:00March 29th, 2019|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

My final stop on the 2019 Neighbors’ Food Fight tour was the Mississippi Pub in Inver Grove Heights. The Pub is one of the few places in the Twin Cities you can sit on the banks of the Mississippi River and enjoy a cold drink with the featured All American Burger while watching boats and barges navigate one of the world’s greatest rivers. [...]

19 03, 2019

Food Fight Blog: Jersey’s Bar and Grill

2020-08-03T09:38:34-05:00March 19th, 2019|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

Our fourth stop on the 2019 Neighbors Food Fight tour was Jersey’s Bar and Grill on Concord Blvd. in Inver Grove Heights, another nifty neighborhood eating and drinking place in the northern Dakota County area. Their offer was “The Cheesiest Burger in Minnesota” and it lives up to its name. This burger comes with four [...]

12 02, 2019

Food Fight Blog: B-52 Burgers and Brew

2020-08-03T09:43:07-05:00February 12th, 2019|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

The 2019 Neighbors, Inc. Food Fight is on! Some friends and I chose to begin our quest for the best burger in northern Dakota County by heading to B-52 Burgers and Brew in Inver Grove Heights. This restaurant has been a regular participant in the Food Fight each year. At B-52s, the selected burger is [...]

29 01, 2019

Feed Our Neighbors Food Drive

2020-08-03T09:44:37-05:00January 29th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights|

Join us on Saturday, February 2 at the Cub Foods locations in Inver Grove Heights and West St. Paul as we collect food and funds and bag your groceries - all to support Neighbors, Inc.! Volunteers from Neighbors will be on hand to help bag groceries and take donations of both food and funds to [...]

13 04, 2018

And the Food Fight winner is…

2018-04-13T16:16:56-05:00April 13th, 2018|Communities, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Cherokee Tavern! Congratulations to the Saint Joe's Burger at Cherokee Tavern for being voted this year's best burger in the 2018 Great Neighbors' Food Fight restaurant competition and fundraiser. A special thank you to all of the participating restaurants who generously donated their delicious burgers for the competition. 

2 04, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Classic Cheeseburger

2018-04-02T10:19:05-05:00April 2nd, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

It's the final burger report of the 2018 Food Fight! Travis' last stop took him to Perkins in West St. Paul for their Classic Cheeseburger, and here's what he had to say: "I didn’t know what to expect from Perkins. I always think of them for good breakfast, but have never tried a burger from [...]

29 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Saint Joe’s Burger

2018-03-29T15:18:16-05:00March 29th, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

As we approach the end of the 2018 Great Neighbors' Food Fight, we've got the second to last blog from Travis to share with you! He stopped by Cherokee Tavern to try the Saint Joe's Burger, and here's his review: "This is one of my new favorites! The quality of the beef was exceptional, along [...]

22 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Jalapeno Popper Burger

2018-03-22T09:43:14-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Next up for Travis? Concord Lanes and the Jalapeno Popper Burger. Here's the dish: "I'm partial to anything jalapeno popper-related, so I'd been looking forward to this one and it didn't disappoint! It was cooked perfectly and was nice and juicy. I'd definitely get this burger again!" Want more information on this year’s Food Fight? Click [...]

20 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Jersey Burger

2018-03-20T09:09:32-05:00March 20th, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Travis has hit the halfway point in his 2018 Food Fight journey! Jersey's Bar & Grill was his latest stop, and you can read about his thoughts on the Jersey Burger below: "The Jeresy Burger is your all-American burger with a splash of BBQ sauce. I’ll admit, I’m not generally a fan of BBQ sauce [...]

15 02, 2018

2018 Food Fight Burger Blog: Bacon Mac and Cheeseburger

2020-11-13T09:04:35-06:00February 15th, 2018|Donating, Events, Inver Grove Heights|

Travis is back with his second Food Fight restaurant experience. His most recent stop was at Mississippi Pub, and here's what he had to say about their Bacon Mac and Cheeseburger: Incredible! First time ever trying a burger with mac and cheese. When it was brought out, it was surrounded by a halo of cheesy mac [...]

7 02, 2018

2018 Food Fight Burger Blog: Santa Fe Burger

2020-11-13T08:53:19-06:00February 7th, 2018|Events, Inver Grove Heights, Things to do in the Neighborhood|

Neighbors, Inc. would like to welcome this year's guest blogger Travis to share his Food Fight journey. Travis' first Food Fight restaurant experience was at B-52 Burgers and Brew. Here is what he had to say about their Santa Fe Burger: What a burger!  The Santa Fe burger was packed with flavor with a perfect [...]

17 01, 2018

Burgers are back for the 2018 Food Fight

2020-11-13T08:48:35-06:00January 17th, 2018|Events, Inver Grove Heights, West Saint Paul|

Are you ready for the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight?! This year, seven local restaurants will be vying for the title of best burger, and you can help choose the winner. The battle begins on February 1, 2018. Each restaurant has designated one burger to compete in this event, and each $35 Food Fight card can [...]

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