Food & Drink

A crabapple tree

In January, winter sets in, typically with the coldest days of the year. Local fresh fruit seems a distant memory, and the fresh growth of spring a distant wish.

A variety of beers from Boom Island Brewing in Minnetonka.

After an eight-year run in Minneapolis, Boom Island Brewing moves its taproom to Minnetonka, tripling its space and keeping its dog- and family-centric ethos.

Torres 10 brandy

Torres 10 is like brandy meets sherry meets rum, our liquor expert says.

Erik Skaar, the chef behind Vann restaurant in Spring Park.

New restaurant Vann brings water and its relationship to food front and center.

MyBurger

Minneapolis-based MyBurger launched in 2004, focusing on made-to-order burgers.

Penny's Coffee CEO Foley Schmidt and director of business development Jay Phillips

After opening two successful locations in Minneapolis, Penny’s Coffee had plenty of options to choose from when considering its third. But for CEO Foley Schmidt and director of business development Jay Phillips, the choice was clear

A variety of great sparkling wines for the holidays

Local liquor expert Kevin Castellano recommends some great sparkling wines.

An aperitif sits on a bar cart with a bottle of liquor from Tattersall.

Learn about aperitifs and digestifs from knowledgeable purveyors.

Two glasses of Back Channel Brewing's Soviet Slayer imperial stout stand next to a growler.

Back Channel Brewing wraps up Thanksgiving week with its Soviet Slayer release party.

A woman prepares a modern Thanksgiving meal.

Tips from local vendors to help refresh your table and hack the holidays.

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