Food & Drink

Mimosas from Hazellewood Bar and Grill complete a weekend brunch on their outdoor patio.

Slainte! Cent’anni! Skol! Prosit! Salud! Na zdorovie! L’chaim! Bottoms up! Every culture has a word to convey the same idea: Let us drink together, to health, to life and to this moment. It’s a simple ritual, heartfelt yet quick.

 Tom Peterson, owner of Glen Lake Café, is proud of all their dishes, including the delicious walleye.

The vibe at one of Minnetonka’s newest eateries, Glen Lake Café, differs from other spots in town.

The grilled pineapple, strawberry and spinach salad at Gold Nugget Tavern and Grille will make you glad summer is just beginning.

Come June, Mother Nature graciously bestows us with her dazzling jewels, the best of which are berries.

Over the last decade, the desire for gluten-free products in mainstream restaurants and grocery stores has increased steadily.

There is nothing better than a nice, cool drink on a hot summer day. Jessie Cohn, bartender at Lago Tacos, gave us two of his favorite recipes to whip up during the warmer months.

Birch's salmon, served with quinoa, tastes as fresh as if it had been caught seaside and flipped right onto the grill.

We've all heard of the seafood diet - "I see food and eat it." But seriously, if we had to subsist on seafood for the rest of our lives, we'd happily do so.

Spoil Mom (or Grandma) with a homemade wild rice quiche.

Think for a moment about your favorite comfort food. Is it something your mom or grandmother made for you when you were a child? Maybe it’s a dish you created out of college-dorm desperation that turns you into a puddle of nostalgia each time you taste it.

Open your eyes! Shrug off the slug! Smell the breeze! Spring is here—the calendar says so—even if the weather won’t cooperate. It’s time to shake our plates and palates out of their winter stupor.

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “pizza farm”? Do you picture big pizza pies rising from a field, already topped with mozzarella and pepperoni? OK—a pizza farm isn’t quite so literal.

Excelsior chef Joan Angelis is whipping up food of all kinds for Minnesotans. Angelis is a personal chef, meaning she travels to people’s homes to make meals. Depending on the size of the family, she makes enough food to last up to a month. Many larger families she visits weekly.

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