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'This is a love letter to the Midwest', WDAY gets a sneak peek inside Molly Yeh's new restaurant

The First News crew made a visit to Molly Yeh's new East Grand Forks restaurant, just before it's opening this weekend.

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Molly Yeh with WDAY's Lisa Budeau, Lydia Blume & Se Kwon inside her new restaurant, Bernie's.
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EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A Food Network star living in East Grand Forks has spent most of 2022 transforming one of the city's most iconic bars into a new space, while keeping it's Midwestern charm.

"The design process started a year ago, and then the build out started in January," owner Molly Yeh said.

"So excited to be able to showcase them in this space and just have it be this Midwest wonderland of food," she said.

The restaurant opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 for breakfast and lunch.

Yeh expects to start serving dinner at Bernie's in the coming weeks.

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