While studying abroad in Venezuela, I, along with other students, would take overnight buses to the coast. It was there where I discovered cacao trees, which give us chocolate and is found growing as an understory tree.
Food & Drink
Darling Pickle Dips are all made with pickled vegetables, cream cheese and white beans.
Adele’s Frozen Custard in Excelsior has brought out smiles—and hilariously happy reactions—from its guests for 35 years.
August is a month of mushroom magic in Minnesota.
In recent years, Oregon has really been trying to prove that they can be known for things other than just world-class pinot noir. Their chardonnay is no exception.
We look back at some of our favorite restaurants featured in Lake Minnetonka Magazine over the past year.
The Lake Minnetonka-inspired microbrewery is a social hub for Excelsior, where, yes, you can get a beer, but you can also meet new friends and attend unique events throughout the year.
Most wine lovers have heard of Napa Valley and Sonoma, but what about the Big Woods region of Minnesota?
Build an at-home version of Copper Cow’s signature Scandinavian Grandma boozy shake.
Copper Cow is a friendly place for business lunches, girlfriend get-togethers, family dinners with the kids, night caps and everything in between.
Newcomer Painter Creek Winery & Cidery offers drinks and on-site events.