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.
Food & Drink
It’s a great time to be a foodie in Wayzata. Over the last year, several new restaurants from some of the Twin Cities’ most respected chefs have debuted in our lakeside community.
If a holiday happy hour is a sprint, New Year’s Eve is a marathon. A party to end all parties—at least the 2017 variety—can easily span several hours leading up to the much-anticipated countdown. Why not make the most of time with friends by throwing together a no-fuss charcuterie board?
Improving one’s health is the quintessential New Year’s resolution. Local holistic health guru Jodi McKee has a recipe for aspiring health-nuts in 2018: It’s a comforting classic—hot chocolate—with a twist. The secret ingredient? A mushroom called chaga. Don’t let the weirdness stop you.
At 94, Jim Jennings still checks in at each of his restaurants daily. As the son of a bootlegger, a Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Famer, and the owner of countless well-known restaurants and a liquor store throughout the years—it’s in his blood.
A Warm Winter by Feridun Oral
Recommended for preschool to grade three.
White-tablecloth dining is alive and well in downtown Wayzata. Gianni’s Steakhouse showcases elegant steaks, chops, seafood, lake fish and salads in a tradition that goes back more than 20 years.
There are few things in life that are better than a good dinner party. It’s the perfect excuse to get dressed up and enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal with friends and family. After all, what can be better than eating, drinking and being merry together?