Food & Drink

Fresh green beans from the White Bear Lake farmers' market.

We all have certain experiences that tell us that summer is really here. It could be the season’s first trip to the cabin, the first trip out on the boat, or for some of us, the season’s first outdoors farmers market.

Mizu's koi cocktail

Mizu’s spicy, sweet, sour deliciousness.

Cup and Cone White Bear Lake

Cup and Cone has been a White Bear Lake staple since its opening in 1973.

Vine Lab Wine & Spirits Academy in-home wine tasting

If you’d like to become more familiar with different wine regions, varietals and qualities of wine, as well as the vocabulary of wine, an at-home wine tasting can help you become more knowledgable about wine in a fun, relaxed environment.

2019 James Beard Award semifinalists

The James Beard Awards are among the most prestigious prizes for chefs and restaurants in the United States.

A root beer float from the 4 Seasons restaurant

The 4 Seasons is a throwback diner-style restaurant serving up home cooking in generous portions.

Valerie’s Asian Cuisine

The Willernie restaurant is a one-woman show run by Valerie Thao.

Cindy Controneo of Controneo Wine & Spirits

This article originally appeared as part of the story Pour, Swirl and Sip in the March/April 2019 issue.

Easter pierogi prepared by Ingredients Cafe's Ben Pratt

Ever wonder what chefs at your favorite restaurants cook at home for the holidays?

Frank Hinck of Walnut Street Woodworking works on a custom kitchen item.

Making custom kitchen items, with sustainable, locally found wood is Frank Hinck’s craft.

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