Food & Drink

If there's one word that's synonymous with Valentine's Day, it's chocolate—or chocolat, as the French say. If your Valentine has a sweet tooth (and who doesn’t?), hightail it to Chez Arnaud, White Bear Lake’s favorite French bakery.

Ever been bored by the cheddar cheese/bacon or lettuce/tomato/onion combinations that appear on every burger menu? Not a problem at BYO Burger, a recent addition to the White Bear Lake dining scene.

Now that the holidays have come and gone, it’s time to get back into the swing of things. And for many, that means kicking their New Year’s resolution to lose a few pounds into high gear. But watching what you eat doesn’t mean you have to skimp on flavor.

“A chicken in every pot” was Herbert Hoover’s presidential campaign slogan in 1928; a plentitude of chicken dinners was a reflection of national prosperity. His vision was realized: now there is a chicken in every pot—and one in every oven, microwave, grill, rotisserie—you get the picture.

Whether you call them small bites, hors d’oeuvres, amuses-bouches or just plain tempting, these dainty bites of deliciousness will have mouths watering and undoubtedly fill many platters this holiday season.

“Dessert” and “holiday” are practically synonymous; for many of us, this is one of the few times that we freely indulge in sweets. We look forward to the sugary treats as much as we do the other stuff.

With holiday gatherings right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect wines to accompany your meal.

Let Kowalski’s eliminate a little bit of this year’s holiday stress with Thanksgiving meals to go.

The food at Black Sea Restaurant is authentic Turkish fare, mainly because husband-and-wife owners Tolga and Cigdem Ata hail from Turkey. The first Black Sea Restaurant opened in 2000 in St.

White Bear Lake has been enjoying JJ’s Bierstube since it opened in 1999, but this restaurant has a history going back more than 50 years.