Food & Dining

Brewery Home Companion: Rural Breweries Across Minnesota

By Andrew Stark / October 21, 2021

I have driven 381 miles for a beer.  Revelation Ale Works is a small, seven-barrel taproom in Minnesota’s northwesternmost corner,…

Sidebar 2.0

By Carla Waldemar / September 9, 2021

I’ve heard of people being put into a medical coma….but—a restaurant? Covid’s the culprit. Last September the Surdyk clan opened…

Saint (Augustine) Be Praised

By Carla Waldemar / August 12, 2021

Like many restaurants, Augustine’s in St. Paul’s Union Park neighborhood shuttered during the pandemic. The good news is it’s back,…

Meet Me on the Midway

By Linda Raines / August 12, 2021

Heat waves shimmering above asphalt and concrete, dust motes shining and floating in shafts of streaming light and elevated by…

Don’t Call It a Comeback: The Return of Lavender’s First Thursdays

By Lavender / July 29, 2021

Lavender’s first First Thursday happened back in early February 2008. Considering that this was the theoretical birth of First Thursdays,…

Waterfront Dining – Dinner With a View

By Holly Peterson / July 1, 2021

After surviving yet another Minnesota winter, it’s time to enjoy everything that a Minnesota summer has to offer. Fishing, boating,…

Oh, Madeline (Island)!

By Terrance Griep / July 1, 2021

Photo courtesy of Madeline Island Chamber of Commerce For Foodie Adventure in La Pointe, WI, Just Add Water—Lots and Lots…

Pride Is Better With Booch

By Kassidy Tarala / July 1, 2021

Photo courtesy of Bootlegger Brewery Bootlegger Brewing donates kegs of kombucha to the annual Pride Dabbler. Here’s how to enjoy…

Packing the Perfect Pride Picnic

By Holly Peterson / July 1, 2021

The Grocer’s Table. Photo by Lindsay Pohlad Picnic season is upon us. There is no better time of year to…

A Table For Everyone

By Kassidy Tarala / June 17, 2021

The Nicollet Diner owners Sam Turner and Dion Coker. Photo by Mike Hnida The Nicollet Diner is known for its…

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