Food & Drink

While everyone has their own tastes and preferences, there are a few themes to consider as you’re choosing springtime wine for meals and gatherings this season.

When Black Dog Café opened in Lowertown in 1998, it was the only café or restaurant in the neighborhood. But as the neighborhood evolved over the years, Black Dog Café found the need to change, too, co-owner Sara Remke says.

Ask Margo Bredeson about the early days of her career, and she might mention working in a tiny bakery—eventually covered in flour, fully immersed in the art of baking Swiss and Austrian pastries—as a college student in Madison, Wisconsin.

Walk in to Maggie’s Family Restaurant in Wayzata on a busy Saturday morning, and you might not know what year it is.

We all like to make an effort to support our local businesses but Heirloom Kitchen and Bar on Marshall Avenue is a restaurant that’s taking the next step—supporting local businesses by sourcing as many ingredients as possible, not just

Have you ever walked in the door of a friend’s house and sighed as you sank into a perfectly padded chair? That’s what comfort feels like, and it’s what the team at Bacio in Minnetonka goes to great lengths to create for its guests.

We can spend hours at the local mall trying to find the most comfortable sneakers or the perfect pair of jeans. With all of the time and energy we put into shopping, it’s no wonder we often need to take a break to refuel at the food court.

The Berset family works hard and plays hard—and they do almost all of it close to Lake Minnetonka. Cindy Berset, with her daughters Kelsey and Ashley, opened The Suburban sports bar in Excelsior in 2014.