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Fhima’s family restaurants and catering are always up to something new! Stay up to date on whether we’re opening a new venue, catering events for Minnesota sports teams, or getting involved with great local charitable causes.
Star Tribune, November 23, 2023 – These are our trailblazers, those who have caused a seismic shift for the better in the way we dine.
September 22, 2023 – Bold Journey. We caught up with the brilliant and insightful David Fhima a few weeks ago and have shared our conversation below.
July 27th, 2023 – Canvas Rebel Magazine. We were lucky to catch up with David Fhima recently and have shared our conversation below.
July 5th, 2023 – MPLS St. Paul Magazine. He’s been working in his dad’s restaurants for as long as he can remember—probably why he’s so good at making their guests feel at home.
Restaurateur David Fhima Serving as Visionary for Food & Beverage in Sherman Associates’ Harmonia Development in Minneapolis
Sherman Associates and David Fhima announce the vision for a new food & beverage concept within the Harmonia development, located at the southwest corner of South Washington Avenue and 3rd Avenue South in Minneapolis at 255 2nd Avenue South.
MEET MINNEAPOLIS: There is so much to love about Minneapolis downtown. The best part is you. #mymplsdt
BIZ JOURNALS: More full-service restaurants are revisiting the midday meal ahead of the anticipated return of more workers this fall.
TWIN CITIES.COM: The Fhima family has purchased the historic Ribnick building in the North Loop of Minneapolis and plans to open a restaurant, speakeasy and event center.
WCCO RADIO: Henry Lake talks with Chef David Fhima about his fundraiser http://givehopemn.org, giving back to the community and more.
SOMMELIER JOURNAL: Timothy O’Neal Rises to myriad challenges as the wine director at Fhima’s in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
APPLE PODCAST: Executive Chef David Fhima is a fascinating guest who will capture your heart with his passionate words and inspired cooking. He tells the story of his life and childhood influences.
FOX 9: With restaurants closed and staff laid off, this past year has been a difficult one for the hospitality industry. However, a group of chefs are stepping up to help their colleagues.
STAR TRIBUNE: Fhima operates Mother Dough Bakery from his downtown Minneapolis restaurant, and offers challah on Fridays.
STAR TRIBUNE: Our guide to the best cooking videos with your favorite Twin Cities chefs
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Target Center’s Perishable Foods To Be Donated To Community Amid NBA Season Suspension
CBS NEWS: Now Timberwolves Executive Chef David Fhima is offering free lunch to those in need.
MSP MAGAZINE: Inside the glimmering downtown Fhima’s, we got a media preview of the next season, and let’s just say it tastes like a whole lot of winning food choices. And barbecue, lots of barbecue.
STAR TRIBUNE: The former Forum Cafeteria space in downtown Minneapolis opened to the public once again last week, and with that happy event comes a long, fascinating and complicated history.
TWIN CITIES EATER: Chef David Fhima is the latest chef to take over the glittering, mirrored, art deco restaurant space at the base of Minneapolis’ City Center, a location that has been home to several eateries over the years. He will call the restaurant Fhima’s Minneapolis.
PIONEER PRESS: Longtime St. Paul restaurateur and chef David Fhima has set an opening date for his new downtown Minneapolis restaurant.
MSP BIZ JOURNAL: Restaurateur David Fhima is the latest chef to tackle the vintage, high-profile space, but other big names have stumbled here before.
STAR TRIBUNE: As cocktail menus become ever more elaborate in the Twin Cities, smoke is increasingly an ingredient as indispensable as simple syrup, a bit of flair as whimsical as a paper umbrella.
DATING EXPERTS: Whether you’re in the mood for some clever cocktails or exquisite French-inspired cuisine, Fhima’s Art Deco ambiance is the perfect setting for your date.
MINNESOTA MONTHLY: Local creativity, culture, and craft all reached new dining heights in Minnesota this year—and food editor Jason DeRusha has the scoop
FOX 9: The Timberwolves unveiled their food options for the upcoming season at Monday’s Taste of the Timberwolves event at Fhima Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis.
TWIN CITIES LIVE: Chef David Fhima joins us with a recipe for Rigatoni Alla Gray Duck and to tell us about a new project he is a part of.
MINNESOTA MONTHLY: Foodie influencers and style gurus get charitable in October—plus Sue Z.’s pointers for eating at Target Center
MINNESOTA MONTHLY: Chef David Fhima has pulled off the improbable, bringing life to a seemingly cursed room in a dead part of downtown Minneapolis. He’s doing it with innovative and theatrical cocktails, a smart menu of approachable yet interesting food, and the potential to make this a place to see and be seen.
WCCO | CBS LOCAL: And they also have executive chef David Fhima, who explained that he gives them kombucha instead of soda.