Food & Drink

Ted Hallson creates in-home dining experiences for every kind of local client. He shares a few of the party lessons—and a favorite recipe—he’s learned since.

Horse Heaven Hills Canoe Ridge Explorer red wine

Enjoy this one with beef or veggie stew, roast beef or chocolatey desserts.

A child uses a cookie cutter to make fun sandwiches.

Ariana Feygin shares her tips for getting little ones involved in the kitchen.

Janie Geyen, CEO of women-owned business Sattwa Chai

Wayzata’s Sattwa Chai is dedicated to delicious drinkables.

A couple enjoys a Valentine's Day date night at Red Sauce Rebellion.

Plan a sweet Valentine’s Day date night—and keep it close to home with these spots that specialize in the romantic and decadent.

Water Street Shop Community Dinner

Shop owners from Excelsior’s Water Street gather for family-style potlucks that are highly Instagram-able but totally focused on the moment.

Mostly-Made casseroles

In 2014, Wayzata’s Jillian McGary came up with the idea for Mostly Made, her partially-prepared-meals company. She wanted to help families, especially those who might be going through a tough time, with pre-prepped dinner ingredients.

Red Sauce Rebellion expands with a new cocktail lounge, Rebel Room

The most important aspect of Rebel Room, of course, is the creation of memorable specialty cocktails.

The Red Rooster Bar and Restaurant in Long Lake

Red Rooster Bar and Restaurant in Long Lake has been a beloved family gathering place for over four decades.

A pizza from Station Pizzeria.

Join us on a journey to some of the best pizza joints in the Lake Minnetonka area.

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