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

In May 2014, Excelsior Brewing Co. celebrated Memorial Day weekend with food, trucks, bands and lots of beer.

Summer is in full swing, and our hearts are as light as our appetites. We are overwhelmed with lush produce and a collective sense of goodwill toward Mother Earth and her farmers. Salad is the go-to meal of the moment.

A progressive dinner—“safari supper,” if you’re in England—is a dinner party where you mow through a meal, course by course, in various homes. Like a potluck, only you go to the food instead of the other way around. Fun, right? Sure, except for the cooking, dishwashing and tidying parts—ugh.

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.

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