Food & Drink

Soulaire Allerai, owner of Bad Rooster Food Truck

In 2020, a new face (read: rooster) strutted into the Lake Minnetonka culinary scene. A family-owned business, Bad Rooster food truck, set up shop on Minnetonka Mills Road and began traveling around the Twin Cities, bringing with it a variety of

Traditionally, cocktails are a mixture of spirits, sugar, water and bitters, but things have changed a little bit since the onset of the shaken and stirred varieties. Now, we want it all and we’re willing to go out on a limb and try something completely new in the name of alcohol.

Since 2008, the space that was Billy’s Lighthouse has sat vacant off Highway 12 in Long Lake.

When Fresh Seasons closed its doors, the community of Glen Lake was left without a local grocery option. In June, Glen Lake’s Market opened in the space where the former store once operated.

What do you get when you combine modern architecture with a desire to help kids learn more about how to embrace nature? For two Excelsior married couples, Charles Stinson and Carol Eastlund, and David Paul Seymour and Shannon Seymour, only one thing comes to mind: a book series.

When the Gold Nugget Tavern and Grille does a “Beer Dinner,” they do more than just pair their beer with food: They incorporate it into just about everything.

Ward 6, an East Side gem on Payne Avenue, offers excellent food and an extensive beverage selection in a building brimming with character.

Turkey is good for you—we all know that. The white meat is a fine source of lean protein in a healthy diet and it’s full of the amino acid tryptophan, which stimulates the production of serotonin. And serotonin, in highly scientific terms, makes you feel good.

Let’s be honest. It’s a tough gig to pack daily school lunches that are fun, look appealing and will give kids the boost they need to make it through afternoon classes.