Five Twin Cities chefs are among the contenders for Best Chef: Midwest, and the full list of James Beard Award semifinalists features several other local chefs and restaurants.
Food & Drink
Big Wood Brewery continues to create great brews. The business began in 2009 during the recession, when beer was brewed in a wood flooring distribution company and served to its contractors at seminars, as a way to boost spirits.
Some days, it can be hard to tell if you’re on the right path to achieving your goals, but for Shawn and Barbara Smith, the dozens of loyal regulars at their White Bear Lake restaurant are a sure sign of success.
Taste of White Bear Lake returns for its sixth year of delectable food and live music. The venue offers food samples from 20 restaurants, including Donatelli’s, EAT!@Banning and 5th, Keys Café and Bakery, and many more. There will also be wine tasting and a silent auction.
We may be nearly 6,000 miles from Tokyo, but a new destination restaurant aims to bring the flavors of Japan’s capital to the shores of White Bear Lake.
If a big old juicy burger sounds like a great summer meal, Lucy’s Burgers brings a new flair to the classic grill favorite. It’s one of the newest additions to the White Bear area and features all the mouthwatering burgers imaginable.
From delicious spring rolls to spicy homemade curry sauces, Ban Thai Restaurant in White Bear has been dishing out authentic Thai cuisine for 12 years.
What do Mother’s Day and food have in common? One word: brunch. It’s a favorite for many, and a tradition for even more on the second Sunday of May each year.
Graduation season is officially upon us, and nothing says celebrating the closing of a chapter of life like lots (and lots) of parties. But these parties aren’t just the typical finger foods, meat and cheese tray and some punch.
Fate had a hand in Farrell Tuohy’s business career, as he almost bought into the Pizza Man restaurant 30 years ago, but backed out. “It was a different time in my life,” he says. “I was much younger, and it scared me.”
For the past 31 years, Preferred Kitchens has provided families in White Bear Lake and surrounding areas with kitchen, bath and home improvement makeovers.