Food & Drink

Six of Sara's Tipsy Pies

Fans of Sara's Tipsy Pies can get their fix in the new Stillwater shop.

Apples and pumpkins from a local apple orchard/pumpkin patch

Take the family pumpkin picking or gather up locally grown apples to make your favorite pies, bars and crisps.

Oysters on ice at Manger in Bayport.

The types, the toppings and the technique: here's a primer on how to eat oysters.

A pizza from Manger, a new restaurant in Bayport.

Chef Mike Willenbring and his wife Nicole, a businesswoman, opened Manger after he spent years at Revé in Stillwater.

Sarah Kubler, founder of Confection Cotton Candy, stands by a cotton candy cart, available for events in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Confection Cotton Candy offers original flavors, a cart for events and sealed bags for party favors or gifts.

A bottle of J.K. Carriere and Malvira from Domacin Wine Bar.

Explore the St. Croix Valley by visiting these dining destinations located up and down the river.

The Last Word, a gin cocktail with lime juice from the Velveteen Speakeasy.

Drink recipes from the Velveteen Speakeasy.

Pier 500 assistant general manager Katy Rugg enjoys a meal and a glass of white wine.

Hudson’s Pier 500 is a veritable riverside institution—and a regular in several categories of our “Best of” list.

James Beard Award-winning chef Ann Kim of Young Joni embraces her mother.

The most prestigious awards in the restaurant industry have been handed out, and one Twin Cities chef is heading home with some hardware.

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.

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