Food & Drink

Natalie Webster

Were you hot or cold? Did you have coveted snacks to share, or did you spend time at the table longingly looking at other kids’ goodies? Did you sport the latest lunch box, or were you a brown bagger? Sit alone or with your crew?

Bakery treats

Hey, does anyone see January lurking around? Don’t get us wrong, we love new beginnings and well-intentioned resolutions, but after 31 days, we’re ready for a break.

aromatically wine-inspired body sprays and candles

Sisters Carin Skowronsky and Sarah Bryant combine their passion for wine with their business savvy to create an educational blog and brand Pairs Well With…, and now they’ve added a new twist to their wine-themed repe

medium bodied red wine

If you’ve not enjoyed wines from Ridge Estate, I highly recommend picking up this one. Ridge Estate is very high quality with deep roots in Sonoma, specializing in age-worthy reds, zinfandels and blends. 

“The Grocer’s Table is exactly what Wayzata needed,” says Erica A. on a Facebook review. Talk about a ringing endorsement. “We’ve had a really nice, warm welcome from the community here,” says Lindsay Pohlad, owner of The Grocer’s Table.

With Irish tradition mixed with a splash of invention, The Bull and Finch Gastropub is standing tall in Excelsior.

By now, even the most fervent cooks have grown a bit weary as the holidays and heavy-food season begin to fade into the distance.

Smoked Gouda Fondue

A couple of local food experts share their favorite fondue recipes and tips.

Swedish Meatballs

Sometimes it's fun to invite new recipes to the holiday festivities.

A brussels sprout plant covered in frost.

As the long darkness of winter sets in, many of us dream of summer.

Two glasses of Old Forester single barrel bourbon

This bourbon from Old Forester comes in at 90 proof with rich notes of caramel, vanilla and baking spices.

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