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Photos: Piccolo draws accolades

Arts & Culture

1 Piccolo chef Doug Flicker garnishes dishes with fresh herbs before they are served to customers Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his south Minneapolis restaurant. The ever-changing menu consists of five sections where diners create a five-course meal by selecting one item from each section. 
2 Desserts at Piccolo include banana cake with yogurt foam, banana tuile and walnuts, center, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Minneapolis. 
3 Chef Doug Flicker finishes a dish of moulard duck aiguillettes with black grapes, foie gras, toasted oats and violet mustard on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Piccolo restaurant in south Minneapolis. 
4 The small main dining room at Chef Doug Flicker's restaurant, Piccolo, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in south Minneapolis. 
5 A collection of books, mostly about food, in the secondary dining room at Piccolo restaurant, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Patrons walk through the kitchen to be seated at one of the three tables in this room. 
6 Chef Doug Flicker, left, and Chris Roberts work in the kitchen on a busy Friday night on Dec. 21, 2012, at Piccolo restaurant in Minneapolis. 
7 The Berkshire pork short rib at Piccolo restaurant on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. 
8 Karly Baertsch, foreground, and Chris Roberts cook in Piccolo's kitchen on a busy Friday night, Dec. 21, 2012, in Chef Doug Flicker's south Minneapolis restaurant. 
9 Chef Doug Flicker's restaurant Piccolo, photographed just before opening for the evening on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at West 43rd Street and Bryant Avenue South in Minneapolis.