Food & Drink

Zen Asia

The North Star State, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the Gopher State, the Bread-and-Butter State—though Minnesota has numerous trademarks, its culinary scene is also unlike any other.

Various treats and candies from SweetLife Lane in White Bear Lake

SweetLife Lane in downtown White Bear Lake is a sugar-filled world where you are surrounded by dazzling smells and a wide variety of chocolatey, crunchy, chewy, gooey, smile-inducing treats.

Big Wood Brewery's Black Anvil

Enjoy the taste of fall with some of Big Wood Brewery’s signature brews.

SweetLife Lane candy shop in White Bear Lake

If you’re finding yourself in need of some charm and chocolate, look no further than SweetLife Lane in downtown White Bear Lake.

Various foods and drinks packed for a picnic.

Scenic areas to lay down your blanket and snack on the most essential picnic items.

A dish from Acqua

OpenTable reviews for Acqua are a thing of beauty.

Cucumber lemonade cocktail from Washington Square Bar & Grill.

Washington Square Bar & Grill's cucumber lemonade is a refreshing adult take on a classic drink.

A bloody mary from Washington Square in White Bear Lake

Take a sip of some of the best bloody marys in White Bear Lake and beyond.

Muffins from Brody's 579

White Bear Lake gluten-free bakery sets off on new adventure.

A fridge full of groceries

Bag your old grocery shopping habits with these fresh tips.

Gavin Kaysen, owner of Demi, Spoon and Stable and Bellecour

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.

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