Food & Drink

A person holds a can of Lift Bridge Mango Blonde while a dog sitting on a dock watches.

Lift Bridge Brewing Company, 3rd Act Brewery, Maple Island Brewing and Big Wood Brewery offer up their best beers for summer nights.

Bottles of shrubs from Twisted Shrubs and Sharab’s Shrubs

Our editor picks three recent obsessions in the world of spirits.

A wheel of brie cheese covered in honey and almonds.

As we head into deck and boat season, here are a few favorite fromage pairings from a local expert.

A pie baked by Tim Scott, a competitive baker in White Bear Lake.

From Grandma's Bakery during Manitou Days to the Minnesota State Fair, here is a slice of this summer's pie-centric events.

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.

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