Awards:

"Best Bloody Mary 2017" - City Pages

"Best of MN 2014 - Best Juicy Lucy” - Star Tribune

“Best of Minneapolis 2014 - Best Place to Eat Out with Your Kids”
- City Pages

"Best of the Twin Cities 2013 - Best Surprise" - Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 

"Best of MN 2013 - Best Lunch" - Star Tribune 

"America's Best Sandwiches" - Travel + Leisure Magazine 

One of the "10 Most Underrated Patios in MSP” - Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

"The 18 Essential Minneapolis Restaurants" - Eater Minneapolis



Articles:


The 50 Most Iconic Midwest Dishes - Thrilllist

What to Nosh in the North Star State: Minnesota's Most-Iconic Dishes - Food Network

Blake Meier joins American Swedish Institute's Fika as new executive chef - Star Tribune

Fika at the American Swedish Institute - Tiny Footprint Coffee

36 Hours in Minneapolis - The New York Times

The Iconic Dishes of the Twin Cities - Minneapolis Eater

Looking for great Nordic cuisine in the Twin Cities? - Star Tribune

Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson will be at ASI and Fika June 1st through June 4th - Star Tribune

Cocktails at Fika - Heavy Table

The Best Restaurant for Every Type of Cuisine in the Twin Cities - Thrillist

Todd About Town: November Edition - Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

"The 15 Best Places for Fresh Fish in Minneapolis" - Foursquare

"What to see and do on a visit to Minneapolis, Minnesota" - CNN

"25 Must-Try Minneapolis & St. Paul Restaurants" - Vacation Idea

"Fika" - Epicurean Traveler

"Where to Eat Great Meatballs from Coast to Coast" - Food Network

"The Swedish Institute has its seasonal glogg at Fika. Rich, well spiced, hearty, comforting." - Heavy Table

"Celebrate the winter solstice with a festive, foreign-accented holiday meal." - Twin Cities Business

"More than a museum cafe, this bright spot is a serious attempt to integrate local ingredients in dishes that are faithful to the tradition of "fika," an institution in Sweden." - New York Times

"This restaurant is going to transform the way Twin Citians view the institute: not as a mandatory school field trip or an annual Christmas-decoration destination, but as a frequent component of their everyday lives." - Star Tribune, "Oh how Swede it is"

"Precisely executed, beautifully presented" - City Pages, "Fika blends tradition with finesse"

"The brightly lit, contemporary design of the museum is the perfect setting for food that is uncomplicated and beautifully crafted" - City Pages, "Fika at the American Swedish Institute: A First Look"

" I love the balance of flavor and texture, the beauty of simplicity, and the understated sensuality. Our meal at FIKA pulled me into a blissful high." - Twin Cities Daily Planet, "My Nordic food high: Lunch at the American Swedish Institute's Fika"

"The whole experience at Fika is refreshing, from the light European fare to the sunlight streaming in the floor-to-ceiling windows to the relaxed museum atmosphere. It’s a business lunch that feels like a Nordic vacation in the middle of the day." - Twin Cities Business, "Dining Review: Fika"

“Ridiculously delicious” - Star Tribune, Table Talk: Burger Friday

Top Five - Heavy Table

Featuring FIKA's Gravlax - Twin Cities Live

Minnesota museum cafe sets national standard - The Post and Courier

The Best Takes on Comfort Food in the Twin Cities - Thrill List

Fika was also featured on Good Morning America’s list of things to do in Minneapolis!